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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:

2022

December 16

2023

January 11January 20 

February 8February 17 

March 8March 17 

April 12April 21 

May 10May 19 

June 14June 23 

July 12July 21 

August 9August 18 

September 13September 22 

October 11October 20 

November 8 , November 17   

December 13 

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: 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 lawyer for personalized consultation.

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: January 11, 2023, March 8, 2023, May 10, 2023

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 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!

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: February 15, 2023

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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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: December 12, 2022, January 9, 2023, February 13, 2023, March 13, 2023, April 10, 2023

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: 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.

Virtual

December 9, 2022; January 6, 2023; February 3, 2023; March 3, 2023; April 7, 2023; May 5, 2023; June 9, 2023; July 7, 2023; August 4, 2023; September 8, 2023; October 6, 2023; November 3, 2023; December 8, 2023

 

On-Site / In Person

December 19, 2022; January 16, 2023; February 6, 2023; March 20, 2023; April 17, 2023; May 15, 2023; June 19, 2023; July 17, 2023; August 21, 2023; September 18, 2023; October 16, 2023; November 20, 2023; December 18, 2023

See upcoming Transition Pop-Ups

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