The Role of Attendant Service Application Centre (ASAC)
- Attendant Service Application Centre (ASAC) is the centralized point of access for individuals with physical disabilities applying for Attendant Services in Toronto and York Region. With a single application, applicants can apply to a variety of projects and programs offered by different attendant service providers including supportive housing attendant services, attendant outreach services, and transitional and life skills program.
- ASAC receives and assesses applications for basic eligibility and forwards these applications to Attendant Service Providers.
- ASAC manages the centralized waiting list for attendant services in Toronto and the York Region.
- Application updates are also completed through ASAC. These updates include any changes on the application such as address, project selection or preference, service needs, etc.
- ASAC does not provide Attendant Services or housing.
- ASAC is located at the Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT), Inc.
Other Services Provided by ASAC
- ASAC maintains information about Attendant Service options across the province of Ontario and provides information and referral regarding Attendant Services, supportive housing, personal support and homemaking services.
- ASAC maintains an online Ontario Attendant Service Directory (Greenbook) which offers a searchable directory of Attendant Service options available in Ontario.
- ASAC also maintains a Consumer Attendant Roster (CAR) which is a web-based system helping to match job seeking attendants with consumer job openings for attendants.
ASAC Contact Information
You can contact ASAC for a ASAC Application Package or you can download it directly from our website. To do so, please visit our ASAC Application page.
Address: Attendant Service Application Centre (ASAC)
c/o Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) Inc.
365 Bloor Street East, Suite 902
- Applicants can contact ASAC for an Application Package or download it from the CILT website; complete the application and return it to ASAC. Applicants need to keep the ASAC Application Guide and a copy of their applications for reference or for updating their applications.
- It is the applicants’ responsibility to keep their applications up to date. They need to inform ASAC for any changes in their applications including contact info, service needs, project selection or preference, being accepted for services or deciding to cancel their applications.
- The Attendant Services Application Centre will assess applications for basic eligibility, enters information into the centralized database and forwards applications to service providers. ASAC will send applicants an acknowledgment letter and an Applicant Profile, verifying the Attendant Service Providers that they have applied to.
- Attendant Service Providers will review applications for their own eligibility requirements and will contact applicants for updates or assessment interview. Service Providers make decisions to offer services based on eligibility criteria, individual needs and available funding. The five attendant outreach service providers in Toronto work together to provide a centralized assessment services.