We offer numerous supportive resources for families and caregivers.

Caregivers Connecting

Virtual Family Support for Caregivers​

York Support Services, Family Peer Mentor Program is hosting virtual family support drop-ins for family caregivers who are caring for an adult or child with a developmental disability. A new topic will be covered at each session.

Join us for an opportunity to share your story and connect with others going through the same experiences in a safe and non-judgmental space.

The virtual family support drop-ins offer encouragement for you to:

  • share your experience
  • increase your capacity for resiliency
  • learn to manage your stress
  • build a more meaningful life

These sessions are for parents and caregivers of an adult or child with a developmental disability or autism.

This workshop is free and will be offered virtually. Details provided upon registration.

For questions or more information contact Sherry Summers at 905-898-6455 ext. 2213 or via email ssummers@yssn.ca


Caregiver Workshops

Stay tuned for upcoming workshops.

Caregiver Mindfulness Sessions

Join us for virtual mindfulness sessions that will teach you how to reduce stress, increase resiliency, improve relationships and regulate emotions. Core concepts of mindfulness will be explored through meditation and mindful exercises. Everyone is welcome.

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Ontario Autism Program Workshops

These workshops are for families with children up to age 17 with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and are registered with the Ontario Autism Program.

If you have a child with autism and need help to register with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) please call YSSN at 905-898-6455 ext. 2574 to request an appointment with an OAP support worker.

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Caregiver Burnout and Respite

Learn about how you can recognize and support burnout and access respite support.

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