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Transition Pop-Ups

Group events that helps clients and/or families prepare for the transition to-adulthood. The events are about different topics. They are co-hosted by Holland Bloorview and an adult agency, for gradual introductions to new service providers.

☑ Information! Learning about a topic of interest.

☑ Peer mentoring! Learning from others who have been there before.

☑ Action! Checking something off my list.

See all available Transition Pop-Ups

Welcome
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Welcome to Transitions

Connect with Transitions staff to receive an overview of all Transitions, Recreation, and Life Skills programs that can support your transition goals. Receive 1:1 coaching at the event to begin the first steps in connecting with the programs you are interested in.

Next available dates: October 12, 2022, October 21, 2022, November 9, 2022, November 18 2022, December 16, 2022

Financial and Legal
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Connect with Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Meet ODSP staff, peer mentors, and learn information about the funding source. Get 1:1 assistance with filling out your online ODSP application.

Next available dates: October 19, 2022; November 16, 2022; December 14, 2022

Connect with Developmental Services Ontario (DSO)

Meet DSO staff, peer mentors, and learn information about the funding source. Get 1:1 assistance with starting your DSO eligibility request.

Request this Pop-Up for a future date - email Cooper DuPre at cdupre@hollandbloorview.ca

Legal Considerations for the Transition to Adulthood

Meet with Holland Bloorview’s pro bono lawyer and peer mentors to learn about legal considerations for the transition to adulthood. Schedule a 1:1 appointment with the pro bono lawer for personalized consultation.

Next available dates: November 3, 2022

Health and Wellness
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Connect with Primary Care

On-the-spot support with taking steps to find a community primary care provider.

Healthy Lifestyle Choices: Connect with Yorktown CHOICES Program

Participate in a free, accessible workshop on healthy lifestyle choices and substance use.

Request this Pop-Up for a future date - email Cooper DuPre at cdupre@hollandbloorview.ca 

Connect with Vibrant Health (formerly Anne Johnston) Wellness Programs

Meet Vibrant Health staff and peer mentors. Learn about wellness programs and register on-the-spot if interested.

Request this Pop-Up for a future date - email Cooper DuPre at cdupre@hollandbloorview.ca 

Sexuality, relationships and parenting with a disability

Learn about parenting with a disability from peer mentors.

Request this Pop-Up for a future date - email Cooper DuPre at cdupre@hollandbloorview.ca 

Personal Care
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What are Attendant Services? Connect with Centre for Independent Living (CILT)

Meet CILT staff to learn about Attendant Services and the different available options. If you are ready to apply, get 1:1 support around applying to the option that works best for you.

Next available dates: November 12, 2022

Life After High School
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Personal Growth and Life Skills: Connect with March of Dimes LIFE Program

Try out a day in the LIFE program for free with Holland Bloorview and peer mentor support.

Request this Pop-Up for a future date - email Cooper DuPre at cdupre@hollandbloorview.ca 

Mentorship and Peer Connections
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Let’s Mingle with Yorktown Family Services “Connect 4” Youth Group

Register as a new client of Yorktown Family Services (eligible for other programs) Try out Connect 4 group programming (free), mingle with fellow Holland Bloorview peers and existing Yorktown Connect 4 members during fun hangouts.

Next available dates: November 14, 2022, December 12, 2022

Staying Organized and On Track
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Organize My Health Information

On-the-spot submission of health records request. Leave with a binder of your relevant medical records organized in a personalized format that suits your needs

Next available dates: October 5, 2022, November 2, 2022, December 7, 2022

Work on My Personalized Transition Plan

Work on your own Personalized Transition Plan document with Transition Team members and other families transitioning to adulthood. 1:1 coaching from staff and trained healthcare students is available as needed.

Next available dates: October 7, 2022, October 17, 2022, November 11, 2022, November 14, 2022, December 9, 2022, December 19, 2022

See upcoming Transition Pop-Ups

Contact Information
Laura Thompson
416-425-6220
Ext.
3686