Nucleus Independent Living

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-829-4499
Fax 905-829-0555
Primary Contact Kelly Lepage, Corporate Services and Chief Privacy Officer
Alternate Contact Brigid Dekker, Senior Manager, Programs

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Primary Executive Laura Salisbury, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Oliver Blunn, Chief Operating Officer
Funding Donations * Ontario Health (Central)

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Supportive Housing Program - Provides personal support (activities of daily living or ADLs) and essential homemaking (personal hygiene activities or IADLs) to adults 16 years old and up who have a permanent physical disability and meet the eligibility requirements and live in these two buildings:

  • 30 Denarda St, Toronto, M6M 5C3
  • 2100 Weston Rd, Toronto, M9N 3W6

Attendant Outreach Program - Provides an attendant for adults 16 years old and up who have a permanent physical disability living in Mississauga who meet the eligibility requirements * goal of the program is to enable an individual's full participation and integration into their communities * services include non-medical support and essential homemaking and are offered between 6am and 12midnight, 7 days a week

Supports for Daily Living (SDL) - Program helps frail, high-needs seniors 65 years residing in Mississauga, Oakville and South Etobicoke, with assistance with activities of daily living, e.g. bathing, light meal preparation, dressing, in their own home * services are not available for older adults residing in retirement homes, group homes or long term care facilities

Caregiver Recharge Program - Temporary relief for primary caregivers who are experiencing high levels of stress while caring for someone with high-needs * non-medical assistance with personal care, ambulation and range of motion exercises, meals, medication reminders, light housekeeping, safety and risk monitoring and companionship

Short Stay Respite Program - Allows caregivers to take a break while someone else steps in to fulfill their responsibilities of looking after their loved one

Meals Programs - Congregate dining, meal delivery, and food banks

Companion Call Program - Virtual social connections * partnered with Companion Link to connect clients with trained volunteers to combat isolation * interactions will be a mixture of structured activities and unstructured social engagement * tablets and activity kits will also be provided to interested participants


Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Daily 24 hours

Areas Served Etobicoke ; Halton Region ; Mississauga
Boundaries Mississauga Halton region ; Some areas of Toronto (Etobicoke)
Eligibility Adults 16 and older with permanent physical disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports * eligibility criteria set out by the Ministry of Health

Supportive Housing: Applications should be made through the Attendant Service Centre (ASAC) by phone: 416-599-2458, fax: 416-599-3555 or e-mail:, website:
Attendant outreach services: contact Nucleus Independent Living at 905-829-4499 (application attached)
Supports for Daily Living: Applications made through SDL Central Registry by phone: 905-281-4443 or email:
Caregiver Recharge Program: To apply contact the Caregiver Recharge Central Registry at 905-281-4443
Meal Programs: apply by calling 905-281-4443

Languages English
Fees Free

Site Information

Site Location Oakville (Winston Park)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 110
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2
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Intersection Winston Churchill Blvd and Dundas St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible


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