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:
Evelyn Bursey
905-878-2337 x 234
ebursey@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. Cost for this program is $45.

  • 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.

 

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)

The Ontario Autism Program (OAP) provides evidence-based behavioural services that are flexible, individualized and based on the child/youth’s unique needs and strengths.

Community Living North Halton provides OAP services in partnership with Kerry’s Place as well as the Central West Region.  Community Living serves individuals in the area of North Halton including, but not limited to:  Milton, Acton and Georgetown.  Services are provided where applicable – for example: in home, in the community, or at the Community Living North Halton main office.  The OAP will fully be in place by spring of 2018.  For more information, please visit the MCYS website by clicking this link.

Program Phones at Ontario Autism Program (OAP) Information: On behalf of the Central West Region, contact Central Intake at ErinoakKids: 1-877-374-6625 (Toll Free) or visit the ErinoakKids website by clicking this link.

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