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Who We Are

DASCH is a compassionate, innovative organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and fostering inclusivity within our communities.

As a prominent figure in the field of human services, we provide a diverse range of person-tailored programs and initiatives that are welcoming and supportive.

Through a combination of professional expertise and an unwavering commitment to the people we support, our team works tirelessly to create opportunities for personal growth, skill development, and meaningful social connections.

Our belief is that people with intellectual disabilities should have access and the supports needed to lead a happy and fulfilling life both at home and in the community. Through a holistic approach, DASCH strives to build a more inclusive society where everyone can thrive and contribute.

Since its founding in 1974, DASCH has continued to develop and offer innovative and progressive services and programs within the Winnipeg area.

Our services include; 24-hour support services, community-based day services, respite services and home share opportunities that are based on the needs of the children, youth and adults supported.

People can participate in personalized social, educational, vocational and recreational opportunities that enhance learning and greater independence.

DASCH Statements:


To provide meaningful residential, vocational and leisure programs within the community to persons with intellectual disabilities by fulfilling their individual, physical, emotional, social and educational needs.


To build and inspire a community of inclusion where people with intellectual disabilities are valued and enabled to live to their full potential.

Our Commitment

In cooperation with governing agencies, DASCH strives to incorporate innovative and progressive approaches to service delivery while preserving its ongoing commitment to quality care.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We strongly believe that embracing each of our different and unique experiences, based on our cultural and racial backgrounds, citizenship, creed, sex, gender identity and gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital and family status, ability and disability, brings value and vibrancy to our workplace and our community.

We also recognize that Winnipeg is a culturally diverse city and we need to reflect that diversity throughout our organization. We are committed to this goal.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Commitment


  • Provide individualized community-based programs and services to people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Collaborate with leaders in the human services field to incorporate progressive and innovative approaches to the person-centred support experience.
  • Attract committed and competent staff who treat people with dignity and respect in the course of their daily interactions.
  • Pursue our vision and mission in an innovative, effective and fiscally responsible manner.

Connecting with Us

If you would like to explore further or arrange an initial discussion about our services, please get in touch. You can reach us at (204)-987-1550 or via email at We look forward to connecting with you!