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Support Program for the Autonomy of Seniors (SAPA)

Support Program for the Autonomy of Seniors (SAPA) ensures that vulnerable elders of Eeyou Istchee live in a beautiful family and home like environment that responds to their needs and to the families’ expectations. 

The SAPA Department overlooks the Elder’s home (current and upcoming) as well as the Ashuukin Services. 

Available Services

Elders' Home

Currently, the services for Elders’ home in Chisasibi are being provided in the MSDC building at 26 Salt Road.


The Elders’ Home is a a 13-bed assisted living and nursing home. The residence welcomes everyone from Eeyou Istchee.

Ashuukin Services

For semi-autonomous adults


la maison des aînés

What is coming

For adults with loss of autonomy, one Elders’ Home in each of the following communities:

  • Mistissini (to be delivered by 2025)

  • Chisasibi (date to follow) 

  • Waskaganish (date to follow) 

Our Partners

Grand Council of the Crees logo
Santé et des Services sociaux logo
Health Canada logo