Personal Empowerment

What is the Personal Empowerment Program (PEP)?

We offer life skill-building opportunities through referrals, workshops, courses, presentations, peer support and our youth mentorship program .

We offer transitional support through:

  • Referrals of services
  • Self-advocacy
  • Education and awareness
  • Peer Support

Our Youth mentorship program focuses on:

  • Support peers/youth to navigate the city's resources.
  • Provide one on one support sessions to evaluate youth needs.
  • Assist peers throughout decision making to further their goals.
  • Help to create a success plan tailored to their needs and wishes
  • Provide education on the program's services and assist in making referrals to other services

If you wish to set up an appointment please call us at (403)263-6880 or email us at resource@ilrcc.ab.ca

Benefits:

We cover topics that YOU want to know about. Our most commonly-requested topics include:

  • AISH applications and appeals
  • PDD funding applications
  • RDSP and DTC applications
  • Budgeting, taxes - how to set up and follow
  • Food resources
  • Diverse education and training opportunities
  • Physical and mental health wellness and awareness
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Networking and socializing
  • Peer Support

Did you know?

PEP supports anyone who is experiencing barriers due to physical, emotional, sensory and/or mental health concerns. This includes those with a diagnosed disability, and those who may not have an “official” diagnosis or families who live with a person with a disability.

What others are saying:

“Your Personal Empowerment rep has helped a number of clients with transition into adulthood services. AISH applications specifically, that has been very helpful. To have consultation about transition services is very useful.”

Contact

To learn more about the Personal Empowerment Program, please email resource@ilrcc.ab.ca or call (403) 263-6880.