Family Support offers support to families who have a child with intellectual challenges (under 18 years of age) living at home. Family Support works within the community to help families connect to services needed; make informed decisions; and to increase awareness.
- Parent Groups
- Offers emotional support and encouragement through parent to parent networking; information on resources; and community services.
- Person Directed Planning
- The Family Support Case Manager assists the family & the child in setting goals that support the development of the child in all areas.
- Transition Planning
- The transition plan is a written plan that helps the young person prepare for adulthood and the transition from child-centered services to adult community supports in a coordinated manner. Please follow this link for the TAY Toolkit for families – Mainstream Services
- Case Management
- Offers information about generic and specialized services and assists with their access. It coordinates the delivery of services to meet the needs of the child and their family.
- School Support
- Offers support families with school advocacy issues, including transition from elementary to high school and from high school to vocational alternatives.
- Is designed to provide parental relief and promote inclusive community experiences. Support is provided for the child to attend local community camps as well as weekend and after school activities.
- Inclusive Camp Programs
- For further information on upcoming and ongoing camps, contact Simon Reeves at 905-871-6770 Ext. 223.