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.
FORMS – PASSPORT AND SSAH (SPECIAL SERVICES AT HOME)
Schedule of submissions for Passport and SSAH forms
Support Worker Hours Form
Support Worker Other Expenses Form
Support Worker Mileage Expenses Form
Special Services At Home (SSAH) Form
Complex – Special Needs Form
Flex Funding Form
Respite CDF MYP2 MYP3 Form
Temporary Support for Families Form