How can I receive services from Integra?
People are referred to our services by Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) and meet CLBC’s criteria for eligibility:
An adult has:
- significantly impaired intellectual functioning;
- significantly impaired adaptive functioning;
- these limitations must have started before age 18
For youth who are already accessing Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) supports, your first step is to contact your MCFD worker for assistance with transition.
You can read more about CLBC's Criteria for Eligibility here
For adults, the first step is for you or your family member to contact a CLBC facilitator who can tell you about:
- the required documents, and;
- the approved professionals who may complete the needed documents, assessments and make diagnoses
Personalized Supports Initiative
An adult who does not have a developmental disability but has:
- significant limitation in adaptive functioning;
- and either a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), or;
- a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD is officially referred to Pervasive Developmental Disorder)
To receive services from Integra you first need to is start the application process by calling CLBC:
Central Upper Island: 250-390-7200
Toll Free: 1-855-390-7200
Once you have been approved for a certain level and type of CLBC-funded services, CLBC will ask you to consider three possible service providers. Individual Preference is a way for you to have a say about which person or agency provides that service. You can let your facilitator know that Integra is a service provider you would like to consider. CLBC policy requires them to refer two additional service providers for you to also consider.