About Us

What is Access Better Living?

Access Better Living Inc. /Vie Indépendante et Enrichie is an organization that provides housing, attendant care, attendant care Outreach and respite care services to people with disabilities. Incorporated in 1980, the organization was developed from grassroots identification of local housing and support care needs of adults with physical disabilities. All of our services promote community involvement, optimal health, independence and quality of life.
All programs are offered in French and English.

Attendant Care / Respite Care / Home-making Services may be easily purchased for a fee for service.

Our Governance

Access Better Living is operated by a voluntary Board of Directors appointed from within the city of Timmins.

Our Funding Sources

The services of Access Better Living are funded 100% by the following Ministries of the provincial government:

  • Community and Social Services
  • Children and Youth Services
  • Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • Health through the Northeast Local Health Integration Network

Our funding and operations are clearly regulated and closely evaluated by Service Contracts and Multi-Sector Accountability Agreements with our funders.

ABL Mission Statement

To promote independent living and community involvement for persons with disabilities through the provision of quality services and housing.

The agency respects the dignity and changing needs of clients and their families through flexible service.

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