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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.

Next available dates: February 15, 2022; March 15, 2022; April 19, 2022; May 17, 2022; June 21, 2022; July 20, 2022; August 17, 2022; September 21, 2022; October 19, 2022; November 16, 2022; 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.

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, April 21, 2022, July 7, 2022, November 2, 2022

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.

Next available dates: February 2, 2022

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 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: June 7, 2022; September 1, 2022November 12, 2022

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.

Next available date: February 16, 2022, August 29, 2022

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.

Next available date: February 14, 2022, April 11, 2022, May 9, 2022, June 13, 2022, July 11, 2022, August 8, 2022, September 12, 2022, October 10, 2022, November 14, 2022, December 12, 2022

Staying Organized and On Track
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Transitions Paperwork Party: Organize Your Medical Records

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 date: August 3, 2022, September 7, 2022, October 5, 2022, November 2, 2022, December 7, 2022

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