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Kootenay Society for Community Living

The day program gives me the chance to get out of my home and out into the community. I really like the coffee club!

Client Rights & Responsibilities


Your rights as a person receiving our services at the Kootenay Society for Community Living (KSCL) are:

  • To be treated fairly
  • To have a job
  • To health care
  • To see your client binder
  • To safe places
  • To a home
  • To get the information you need to make choices
  • To choose:
    • Where to live
    • What to do in a day
    • Your own goals
    • What to eat
    • How to spend your money
    • Where to worship
    • Who to marry
    • Your own friends
    • How to have fun
  • To have your own things
  • To have someone to love
  • To marry
  • To parent
  • To vote
  • To get legal advice
  • To speak up
  • To say NO if you want
  • To an education



  • To respect others
  • To be honest
  • To be a trustworthy person
  • To show love
  • To be a good daughter/son
  • To be a loving father/mother
  • To be a caring sister/brother
  • To care for my children
  • To ask for help when I need it
  • To be kind to the people helping me
  • To be thankful
  • To learn to speak up
  • To say NO
  • To have courage
  • To fight prejudice
  • To stop hurt
  • To take care of myself
  • To participate in planning my services
  • To make good, safe, informed choices
  • To be a good friend
  • To give people their personal space
  • To educate myself
  • To be a good learner
  • To look for a job
  • To be a good employee
  • To take care of my home
  • To vote
  • To be good citizen