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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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An Introduction to Transition Pop-Ups

Learn about and sign up for future Transition-Pop Ups with staff assistance

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.

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.

Legal Considerations for the Transition to Adulthood

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

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.

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.

Sexuality, relationships and parenting with a disability

Learn about parenting with a disability from peer mentors.

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

Meet CILT staff with Holland Bloorview staff bridging support and become a CILT member for access to newsletters and events.

Applying for Attendant Services: Connect with CILT’s Attendant Service Application Centre (ASAC) and Direct Funding (DF)

Complete attendant care applications with on-the-spot staff support.

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.

Life After High School, Exploring Alternative (Non-Academic) Pathways

Learn about non-academic continued learning options for after high school. Create personalized action plan for connecting with relevant programs.

Let’s Play Ball: Connect with Challenger Baseball

Try out an inclusive baseball (all methods of mobility and abilities welcome) event for free. Register for your local team if interested. 

Transitions Pop-Up at the Annual Transitions, Rec and Life Skills Fair

Create a personalized plan for visiting relevant adult agencies at the Fair

Connect with Geneva Centre’s Programming for Youth and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Meet with Geneva Centre staff and learn about relevant programs for adulthood.

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.

Staying Connected: Become a Holland Bloorview Alumni Network Member

On-the-spot registration with Holland Bloorview’s Alumni NetworkTry out the platform and join alumni groups of interest during the event

Staying Organized and On Track
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Transitions Paperwork Party: Organizing My Medical Papers

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

Work on My Transition Plan

Work on your My Transition Plan in a supportive space with staff present for questions and coaching

See upcoming Transition Pop-Ups

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