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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.

All available Transition Pop-Ups


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:


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

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:


January 18February 15March 15April 19May 17June 21July 19August 16September 20October 18November 15December 20

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 DuPré at

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.

Next available dates: February 2, 2023 

Health and Wellness

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 DuPré at 

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 DuPré at 

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!

Request this Pop-Up for a future date - email Cooper DuPré at 

Personal Care

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 23, 2023

Life After High School

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 DuPré at 

Life After High School

Planning on finishing High School and want to learn more about what is next? Come learn about the various post-secondary programs, including College, University, Day Programs and more! Learn options and take steps towards registering/participating in the future.

Request this Pop-Up for a future date - email Cooper DuPré at 

Mentorship and Peer Connections

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: January 9, 2023, February 13, 2023, March 13, 2023, April 10, 2023

Staying Organized and On Track

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: February 1, March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1, December 6

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.


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

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

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!

Next available dates: February 21, 2023

Upcoming Transition Pop-Ups

Looking for more Pop-Up dates? Check out the drop-down lists above for all future Transition Pop-Ups.

Contact Information
Cooper DuPré