Self-Directed Support


Self-Directed Support is an approach which enables people to have choice and control over their disability supports and services to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.  It provides people with the opportunity to ensure support is tailored to their individual needs.  

We have highlighted a variety of organizations and would be happy to provide further assistance in finding additional resources.
Please contact for further assistance.

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Applied Self-Direction help make self-direction programs more flexible, accessible, compliant, and person-centered.

The Individualized Funding Coalition for Ontario is a coalition of people and partners, working to make individualized funding more of a reality in Ontario for all aspects of life.

An innovative non-profit organization created specifically to support people with disabilities and their families in choosing and designing a life for themselves within their local towns and neighborhoods in the United States.

The Self Directed Network works to advance self-directed support by sharing information on best practice, research, offer trainings, and map progress on self-directed support around the world.

WAIN supports people, families and service providers to understand, design and develop supports and services that are Individualised and self-directed.


Innovative LIFE Options
4-120 Maryland Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba,
Canada R3G 1L1
Ph: 204-772-3557
Toll Free: 1-866-516-5445
Fax: 204-784-4816
Innovative LIFE Options is a non-profit organization that promotes self-directed living in Manitoba through three unique support options, In the Company of Friends, Options for Services and the Community Navigator. Our mission is to present people with an intellectual disability the opportunity to direct their best lives.


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