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.

These sessions are for children 4 years and older, and adults who have a developmental disability.

Need help understanding the developmental services system? Book a free, 1 hour session, with a case manager to discuss and ask important questions related to your situation.
We can help you:
  • Fill out forms and applications (e.g. ODSP, SSAH, Mobility transit, etc.)
  • Find resources
  • Give you information on adult services and Developmental Services Ontario (DSO)
  • Financial planning resources

These sessions are for children 4 years and older, and adults who have a developmental disability.

August 2021

Thurs., Aug. 26
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

September 2021

Thurs., Sept. 15
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wed., Sept. 23
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tues., Sept. 28
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

October 2021

Wed., Oct. 13
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thur., Oct. 21
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tues., Oct. 26
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

November 2021

Wed., Nov. 3
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tues., Nov. 9
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tues., Nov. 23
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

December 2021

Tues., Dec. 14
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

To book an appointment or to find out more:

Call 905.898.6455 or 1.866.257.9776, ext. 2574.

Appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note, we are offering appointments via telephone or video conference only.

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These sessions are for families of children with special needs ages 4 to 18 years old.

Need help understanding what funding options are available for children with special needs? Book a free, 90-minute session with a case manager to discuss and ask important questions related to your situation.

We can help you:

  • fill out funding applications,
  • find resources, and
  • give you information on funding

** Please note at this time, this workshop is being offered virtually. However, in order to provide you with relevant supports in your area, please register for the office location closest to you.

Details

Stay tuned for more dates.

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These sessions are for families in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) who need help finding resources and supports.

Several times a month you can book a 90-minute appointment to meet with a family support worker so that you can get help with:

  • Childhood budget applications
  • Funding options
  • Recreational resources
  • Respite services
  • Completion of other applications
  • Referral to other agencies
  • Transitional information

Details

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will only be offering our appointments via teleconference and/or video conference. 

Stay tuned for more dates.

To book an appointment or to find out more:

Call  905.898.6455 or 1.866.257.9776, ext. 2574. or email contactFSW@yssn.ca, include date and preferred time. You must indicate reason for your appointment. The child is not required to attend the meeting.

Appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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These sessions are for anyone 16 years and older, who does not currently have case management support and needs help figuring out mental health resources and how to access available services in York Region and South Simcoe.

Once a month you can book a 60-minute appointment to speak with a case manager so that you can get help with:

  • filling out initial applications for financial assistance programs such as Ontario Works (OW), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), housing applications,
  • finding information about available community resources, such as, free counselling options, local programs, where to access shelter, food, furniture, community meals, etc.,
  • finding information on supportive housing options in York Region,
  • getting connected to ministry-funded services,
  • requesting short-term supports via Streamlined Access, and much more.

Download the Mental Health Resource Day flyer

Details

September

Register online for September 21, 2021

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sessions will only be conducted over the phone.

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Transition Planning Resource Days

Need help understanding the developmental services system and transition planning? Do you have an IEP? Book a free, 1 hour session, with a transitional planner to discuss and ask important questions related to your situation.

We can help you:

• fill out forms and applications (e.g. ODSP, SSAH, Mobility Transit, etc.).

• find resources

• build on skills

• options for after high school and adult life

Details:

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, appointments will only be conducted via telephone or video conference.

Mondays
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

September 13, 20, 27

October 4, 12 (Tues.)

November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

December 6, 13, 20

Thursdays
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

September 23, 30

October 7, 14

November 4, 11, 18, 25

December 2, 9, 16, 23

To book an appointment or to find out more:

Call  905.898.6455 or 1.866.257.9776, ext. 2245 or email cmacdonald@yssn.ca.

Appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

These sessions are for individuals who have a developmental disability, have an IEP, are in high school or recently graduated and need help planning for adult services.

Download the Transition Planning Resource Days flyer

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