Services For Children & Youth (birth-25)


Child and Family Services (ages birth to 12)

Providing support to children and their families, in the communities of Acton, Georgetown, Milton and surrounding areas.

  • The type of support varies with the individual child and family’s needs
  • Children must be attending a licensed child care program
  • Children may have differing abilities or may be at risk for challenges with their development
  • Resource Consultants work with families, licensed child care staff and other community partners
  • Supporting families as they plan and implement strategies which will promote the development of all children in an inclusive environment
  • Providing support to children and their families, family centred goals, service coordination, program consultation and advocacy, including transition to school
  • Working in direct partnership with child care staff and families that support the principles of inclusion

For more information please contact:
Kathryn Gelder
905-878-2337 x 234
kgelder@clnh.on.ca
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Transitions – Planning For High School to Adulthood (ages 14-25)

Consultation and planning for the transition from high school to the adult community.

Making the transition from High School into the community can be overwhelming for someone to do on their own. In the Region of Halton a service known as Passages or Community Transitional Planning that can help to make the move to a community setting smoother for everyone. The program is designed monthly based on the needs of the participants

Transition Services Provided:

  • Information sessions that facilitate choices about future life directions
  • Resource Coordinators that assist with the transition from school to work opportunities, community based activities and community living
  • Time limited supports that strengthen community involvement skills
  • Partnerships with the Halton Catholic School Board and Halton District School Board
  • Assistance with referrals to community activities

A Transitions worker can help you:

  • Connect with Continuing Education
  • Prepare for Community Employment
  • Volunteer in the Community
  • Prepare for living independently
  • Prepare for College or University
  • Aid in finding a SSAH/respite worker
  • Connect with Recreation and Leisure opportunities

For more information please contact:
Angel Zuzic
905-878-2337 x 221
azuzic@clnh.on.ca
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Recreational & Respite Programs:

Saturday Centre (5-21 yrs)

This program provides opportunities for school aged children and youth, with developmental disabilities to participate in an enjoyable and friendly recreation program, and respite for their families.

  • September to June, twice per month (5 ½ hours per Saturday)
  • Junior and Senior programs
  • Activities available at the program location (movies, music, games, sports, crafts, etc.)
  • Community events and activities (swimming, bowling, attending community events)
  • Calendar of activities is coordinated according to the interests and abilities of the participants
  • Limited spaces available

For more information please contact:
Karen Wilson
905-878-2337 x 244
kwilson@clnh.on.ca to inquire about spaces and fees.

Saturday Centre Georgetown Seniors 2015 Fall Schedule (Closed Group)
Saturday Centre Georgetown Juniors 2015 Fall Schedule (Closed Group)
Saturday Centre Milton Seniors 2016 Fall Schedule (Closed Group)
Saturday Centre Milton Juniors 2016 Fall Schedule (Closed Group)

 

Summer Camps (age: 5-21 yrs)

Crafts, games, swimming, indoor & outdoor activities – all with individual needs taken into consideration.

  • Full day camps
  • Cost is per week per camper
  • Locations in both Milton and Georgetown
  • Spaces are limited each year

For more information please contact:
Karen Wilson
905-878-2337 x 244
kwilson@clnh.on.ca to inquire about spaces and fees.

 

After School Respite  (5-21 yrs)

Providing quality after school care to children and young adults with disabilities in a relaxing and stimulating environment.

  • September through June 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday through Friday on regular Halton School Boards’ school days
  • Activities for 5 – 21 year olds $50 a day (dinner included)
  • Locations accessible to Milton and Georgetown families
  • Games, crafts, community activities, theme activities, baking, painting, sports, outdoor walks
  • Program is coordinated according to the interests and abilities of the participants
  • Limited spaces available

For more information please contact:
Karen Wilson
905-878-2337 x 244
kwilson@clnh.on.ca to inquire about spaces and fees.
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Applied Behaviour Analysis (ages 0-18)

ABA is an evidence based approach to learning that reinforces positive behaviours and reduces problematic ones. ABA helps children and youth with an autism spectrum disorder develop communication, social and daily living skills, learn better in school and become more independent.

Children and youth with autism have different needs. Services will be available based on an assessment of the child or youth’s specific needs.

Please visit ABA4CentralWest.org to access these services.
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