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Inclusion Services

Vancouver Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services invites people of all ages with disabilities to participate in any of the activities offered in our activity guide. Reasonable accommodations/modifications will be provided to people with disabilities in accordance with the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Vancouver Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
1. Register for the program of your choice within the appropriate age category.
1. Review participant information in ePACT.
1. Meet program registration requirements.

2. Complete participant information online in ePACT a minimum of 10 days prior to the start of the program.
2. Determine the appropriate level of support to be provided.
2. Adhere to the Code of Conduct.

2. Complete participant information online in ePACT a minimum of 10 days prior to the start of the program.
2. Determine the appropriate level of support to be provided.
2. Adhere to the Code of Conduct.

3. Communicate absences and changes to schedule and provide feedback on support and the participant’s experience.
3. Connect with clients, families and caregivers to share a support plan.
3. Be able to remain with other program participants and staff in a safe and healthy manner.

*Using respite funds? Register through your caseworker. Additional policies may apply.
4. Communicate the approved support plan to program staff.
4. Have fun!

Please read policies and procedures before registering

This information pertains to all programs. Please read through them prior to registering.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register and request Inclusion Services?

  1. Register for the program(s) of your choice.
  2. Answer YES indicating that you or the participant your are registering for need accommodation/modification in a program.
  3. Once registration is complete you’ll receive an email from our partners at ePACT Network to complete your participant information online. ePACT maintains the same level of security as online banking and limits access to only administrators. Check the box indicating that you or your participant need accommodation/modification and answer the following questions about specific needs. This will help us provide the most reasonable accommodations/modifications for you or your participant.
  4. In order for us to provide the appropriate accommodation/modification, participant information must be completed through ePACT a minimum of 10 days prior to the first day of the program.

How do I use my respite money to register for a program?

  1. Contact a DDD/DDA/DSHS Case Resource Manager to inform them of the program you or the participant you are registering for would like to register for including barcode number, program name and program dates.
  2. You are expected to notify your Case Resource Manager each time support services are needed for a given program.

How is a support plan decided/created?

  1. Once participant information is received in ePACT, a program coordinator will review it and identify the needs of the participant to determine the level of support needed to participate in the program.
  2. If a behavioral or support plan is needed or requested, it will be created and sent to you for review.
  3. Once accepted, the support plan will be implemented and reviewed periodically throughout the course of the program.

I’m interested in being a caregiver/mentor for a participant in a program. What do I need to do?

  1. Anyone supporting a participant with one-on-one caregiving or mentoring in a registered program receives free entry into the program.
  2. You must be cleared as a caregiver/mentor with a background check.
  3. For more information and to complete a background check contact Andy Meade at 360-487-7098
  4. All participants AND caregivers/mentors are required to follow program guidelines and the Code of Conduct.
  5. Caregivers/mentors attending drop-in programs must sign in on the Caregiver Waiver/Policy Acknowledgement each day that they participate; a background check is not required for drop-in programs. This waiver is electronic and needs to be completed at the registration desk of each facility.

Contact Marshall Community Center at 360-487-7100 for assistance or to provide feedback.