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Transition to Adulthood 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.


Looking for a place to start? Try a Welcome to Transitions Pop-Up 

Welcome - Start Your Supports

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 (click on the date for more information/to register):

Virtual - Wednesdays at 4pm

June 26, July 10, July 31, Aug 7, Aug 28, Sept 11, Sept 25, Oct 9, Oct 30

Virtual - Fridays at 1pm

July 26, Aug 2, Aug 16, Sept 20, Oct 18
 


Looking for all Upcoming Transition to Adulthood Pop-Ups?

  • Click the monthly calendar to see the upcoming scheduled Pop-Ups
  • OR click on the categories to explore all Pop-Up topics and pre-register! 
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 (click on the date for more information/to register): 

July 3, Aug 7, Sept 4, Oct 9

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.

Virtual - Fridays at 1pm 

July 5, Aug 9, Sept 6, Oct 4

On-Site or Virtual - Wednesdays at 6pm 

June 26, July 31, Aug 28, Sept 25, Oct 30

 

Tech for Good

Connect with Telus and March of Dimes Canada to learn practical ways to use your device's features to support your organization and independence. Connect with experts and register for further support on the spot!

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

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 (click on the date for more information/to register):

July 17, Aug 21, Sept 18, Oct 23

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.

Next available dates (click on the date for more information/to register):

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

Need support applying sooner? We can support DSO applications at our Welcome to Transitions Pop-Up.

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 lawyer for personalized consultation.

July 24, Oct.16
 

Health and Wellness
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Connecting with Primary Care

Learn how to best find a Primary Care provider (i.e. a Family Doctor, Nurse Practitioner etc.). Explore different potential options and receive 1:1 coaching to make a plan and take steps towards finding a provider.

Next available dates (click on the date for more information/to register): 

July 3Sept 4

Healthy Lifestyle Choices: Connect with Yorktown CHOICES Program

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

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

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.

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

Sexuality, relationships and parenting with a disability

Learn about navigating Sexuality, Relationships and Parenting with a Disability. Meet various community organizations that are out there to support you and your needs. Hear from members in the community and get connected to resources that are accessible and may work for YOU!

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

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.

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

Life After High School
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Finding Day Programs

Wondering how to find day programs for life after high school? Connect with our Transition to Adulthood Team to receive coaching around how to find day programs near you. 

We offer this support through our "Welcome to Transitions" and/or "Personalized Transition Plan" Pop-Ups. During the online registration, it will ask if you are interested in receiving support finding day programs. 

Next available dates (click on the date for more information/to register):

Welcome to Transitions Pop-Ups: 

Virtual - Wednesdays at 4pm

June 26, July 10, July 31, Aug 7, Aug 28, Sept 11, Sept 25,

Oct 9, Oct 30

Virtual - Fridays at 1pm

July 26, Aug 2, Aug 16, Sept 20, Oct 18

 

 

 

 

Personalized Transition Plan Pop-Ups: 

Virtual - Fridays at 1pm 

July 5, Aug 9, Sept 6, Oct 4

On-Site or Virtual - Wednesdays at 6pm 

June 26, July 31, Aug 28, Sept 25, Oct 30

 

 

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

Looking for Adult Life Skill Programming and Day Programming? Come meet the March of Dimes Canada LIFE Team and learn about their programming. Work on your Personalized Transition Plan and sign up for a day in the LIFE program for free!

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

Life After High School

Join us to discuss and explore:
• Accessing employment supports and resources
• Other learning options and programs
• Related online community resources
• Hearing from staff, families and partners

Oct. 16

Preparing for Employment

Looking to build employment and volunteering skills and don't know where to start? Join us in this Pop-Up series with Holland Bloorview's Employment Team to start to prepare and learn how to take steps towards you employment/volunteering goals. 

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

Looking for more resources ahead of time? Click the titles to check out these tools: 

Autism Decision-Aid Tool: A workplace disclosure decision-aid tool for Canadian youth and young adults on the Autism Spectrum. 

HAPPY: Asking for accommodations at work for youth with disabilities.

 

Explore Community Transition to Adulthood Resources: Connect with ConnectABILITY.ca

Looking for information, tools, and adulthood community programs/resources? Join ConnectABILITY.ca to learn about how to navigate their website's features to find the programs that work for you! 

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

 

Mentorship and Peer Connections
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Connect with Yorktown Family Services “Connect 4” Youth Social Programming

Test out Yorktown Family Services' Connect 4 free programming. Engage in social programming developed around your interests during fun hangouts. Meet other peers and learning about other programming available.

Next available dates (click on the date for more information/to register):

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

*This event is held at Yorktown Family Services' Jane Street Hub

Leadership Programs and Summer Camps for Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

Looking for summer programming to stay busy and build leadership skills? Connect with Camp Awakening and other Summer Camps to learn about their programming, ask questions, and begin the application process on the spot. *This will highlight camp programming for youth age 16+.

Click HERE to request this Pop-Up for a future date

Contact Information
Transitions Team