What is Assisted Living?
First Avenue Assisted Living offers a safe and supportive environment where people living with mental health challenges can acquire knowledge and skills that will assist with understanding and managing their mental health concerns. The goal is to move to more independent settings in the community.
Who is Assisted Living for?
First Avenue Assisted Living is designed for adults with serious and persistent mental illness who do not need professional nursing services and who have the ability to respect the health and safety of others. People who live at First Avenue Assisted Living make day to day, informed decisions on their own behalf, are able to function safely when they are alone, participate in establishing, maintaining and reviewing a self-recovery plan.
Curby lives at First Avenue. Having a safe, stable home and knowing that staff are working together with him is important to his success.Read Curby's Story
How to Join
Potential residents for First Avenue Assisted Living are 19 years or older and are referred by Chilliwack Mental Health Centre. For more information on First Avenue or how to get a referral, contact us.