COVID-19 UPDATE: We will only be offering our appointments via teleconference and/or video conference. 

We host several events throughout the year for individuals living with a developmental disability and their families, and for those living with a mental illness and/or addiction.

 

Resource Days

Resource Days offer a unique opportunity for you to meet one-on-one with a case manager to discuss and ask important questions related to your situation. We offer a number of different types of Resource Days sessions across York Region to help you with your specific needs. Developmental Services Funding Options Resource Days Ontario Autism Program Resource Days…

Information Sessions

We offer a variety of group sessions and workshops, led by a guest speaker, who provide information on a variety topics to people with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. Financial Planning Transition Workshops Information Fairs Financial Planning Webinar: Fireside Chat with Graeme Treeby  Join us for a fireside conversation with Graeme Treeby. As a parent of a…

Mental Health Sessions and Workshops

We offer various sessions and workshops for people who are living with mental health and/or addictions challenges and their families. Crisis Management Plan Workshop Single Session Counselling Mental Health Housing and Navigation Days Walk-in Crisis Counselling DSO Mindfulness DSO Single Session Supportive Counselling Special Events Crisis Management Plan Workshop Learn what a crisis is, how…

Community Events

There are numerous free events that take place in the community that offer information and services that may be of interest to you. Take a look at the listing below for other events that may be available across York Region and South Simcoe. Developmental Services Mental Health Legal and Tax Advice Developmental Services Ontario Autism Program:…

Social Groups and Workshops for Adults and Children

Adult Social Groups Life Planning Sibshops Youth Groups Adult Social Groups Join us for an opportunity to chat with your peers online in a safe space. The discussions will be facilitated by YSSN Case Managers. Topics will include: · Maintaining social relationships and community participation · Adapting to new reality and dealing with “unknowns” · Self-care practices · Resilience…

Caregiver Support

We offer numerous supportive resources for families. Caregivers Connecting Caregiver Workshops Caregiver Mindfulness Sessions Ontario Autism Program Workshops 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…