Community Living Ajax-Pickering and Whitby (CLAPW) is funded by MCCSS for the Urgent Response Manager for Durham Region. The Urgent Response process was created to assist individuals and their families who require immediate support due to high-risk situations. The role and responsibilities of the Urgent Response Manager are:
- To encourage and support collaboration among service providers and the broader community to address the specific urgent support needs of adults with a developmental disability requiring short-term, temporary, and time-limited responses to high-risk situations
- UR (Urgent Response) is a time-limited, collaborative, and goal-oriented process delivered to access, navigate, plan, coordinate, and develop options for services and supports required to achieve temporary or long-term mitigation of unmet urgent needs.