The Ergon Inc Life Centre is a not-for-profit organization that is operated by Ergon Inc. The aim of the life centre is to provide a first-class therapeutic service that operates in collaboration with the Community Mental Health Clinic and Department of Social Development. The Life Centre provides responsive support and training needs to individuals in all areas across the life span.

Utilizing a client centered approach, the staff at the Ergon Inc Life Centre will aim to support participants in their individual recovery journey. Staff will work diligently with participants in one on one and group settings to provide the most comprehensive support possible. Participants will work with support staff to identify individual goals and develop action plans to best assist all members in their journey.

The life centre staff utilizes an individualized model to ensure programming is tailored to individual needs. Participants will be able to work one on one with staff in our Action Program, or they may choose to participate in group programming such as Life Skills or Therapeutic activity programs.

If employment is a desired goal, the life centre staff will be able to provide you with Workplace Essential Skills Training, Employability Training and Pre-Employment Training. All employment based programing is designed with the ultimate goal of community based, competitive employment.

Whatever you choose, we believe that we are in a prime position to assist you in your recovery journey.

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Life Skills

Our Life Skills Programming is designed to provide a supportive learning environment for individuals living with a mental illness or experiencing poor mental health, while continuing their personal journey towards recovery. Participants can access a variety of topics to enhance their wellness, while learning new ways to maximize their potential and achieve a greater personal satisfaction. The Life Skills Program has a direct focus, not only on positive mental health but as well as mental illness recovery. This allows for strong peer support among participants and one on one guidance from its coordinator.

The Life Skills Programming is dedicated to covering a wide range of topics such as:

Improving Communication Skills

Appropriate Behavioral and Social Skills

Crisis Management

Self-Management

Recovery Skills

Personal Wellness

Financial Wellness

Stigmatization

Resource Navigation

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Therapeutic Activities

The therapeutic activities program has been designed to be centered around the participant's individual needs with a recovery-based treatment focus. Our activities program strives to inspire creativity, teach social and life skills, foster relationships and empower participants to take charge of their journey to recovery. Some of the activities are:

 

  • Walking Group: Socializing and enjoying what Mother Nature has to offer in our area. 

  • Men's Group: Men's group focuses on navigating life as a man with mental illness in the 21st century.

  • Women's Group: Women's group focuses on self-care,empowerment, and quality relationships with other women. We combine discussion-based activities with artistic activities and other coping skills.

  • Cooking: Cooking focuses on teaching participants budget friendly meals, while teaching basic cooking skills such as knife skills, cooking meat and making sauces.

  • Arts and Crafts: Arts and Crafts provides and therapeutic environment for participants to explore there creativity and express their journey to mental wellness.

  • Education programming: The education programming is designed to educate participants on mental illnesses and coping skills, sexual health, and other health concerns. We design the education programming specifically to the participants needs.

We also have a lounge room which is open to our participants daily. The lounge room features Netflix, a lending library for books and DVDs, board games and puzzles. Creating a relaxed homey environment.

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Action

Action is a participant driven, staff guided journey to personalized goals and self-discovery. During this 1 hour session, participants will work individually with support staff to develop a personalized, goal based action plan.     An individual action plan may include:

Emotional Triggers

Support Structure

Coping Skills

Measuring and Identifying Stress Levels

Self-Awareness

S.M.A.R.T Goal Setting

Overcoming Personal Barriers

Creating Community Connections 

Staff will work diligently with the participants to assist them

in maintaining focus on their individual recovery journey.

Ergon Support

Ergon Inc provides a range of flexible services designed to support clients and families in their pursuit of stability, recovery, independence and comfort.

We understand the desire for clients to remain in the privacy and safety of their own environments. We strive to provide a quality of life by supporting clients in the settings of their choice all while encouraging wellness and independence.

An Ergon Support Worker can assist with:

Transportation Assistance

Accompaniment to Medical Appointments

Recreational Outings

Mail and Bill Payments

Shopping

Budget and Money Management

Community Connections and Socialization

Ergon Works

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