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
An Introduction to Transition Pop-Ups
Learn about and sign up for future Transition-Pop Ups with staff assistance
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 21, 2021; January 18, 2022; February 15, 2022; March 15, 2022; April 19, 2022; May 17, 2022; June 21, 2022; July 19, 2022; August 16, 2022; September 20, 2022; October 18, 2022; November 15, 2022; December 20, 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.
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: January 25, 2022
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.
Next available dates: February 2, 2022
Sexuality, relationships and parenting with a disability
Learn about parenting with a disability from peer mentors.
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.
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
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
Next available date: February 1, 2022
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