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Services For Children & Youth (0-21)

Inclusion Services (ages 0-12)

Inclusion Services provide consultative services and support to families and educators in licensed child care programs, nursery schools, or private home child care in the community, as well as in before-school and after-school programs for children from birth to 12 years of age in Halton. The service is voluntary, family-centered, and based on best practices. Services can be accessed when developmental concerns are identified. No diagnosis is required. Referrals are made by the family/caregiver, child care programs with consent by calling Access Halton 311

 

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Recreational & Respite Programs (ages 5-21)

SATURDAY CENTRE (5-21 YRS)

This program provides opportunities for school aged children and youth ages 5 to 21 years old with a developmental disability to participate in an enjoyable and friendly recreation program while providing respite for their family/caregivers. 

The program runs from September to June

  • 19 sessions
  • 6 hours per Saturday
  • Junior and Senior programs available 
  • Locations in both Milton and Georgetown
  • Activities available at the program location may include but not limited to (music and movement, games, sports, crafts, sensory activities, etc.)
  • Community events and activities may include but not limited to (swimming, bowling, indoor playgrounds, trampoline parks, conservation areas, attending community events)
  • Calendar of activities is coordinated according to the interests and abilities of the participants
  • Limited spaces available

Summer Camps (5-21 YRS)

FULL

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

AFTER SCHOOL RESPITE (5-21 YRS)

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

  • September through June 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday through Friday on regular Halton Public and Catholic School Boards’ school days
  • Activities for 5 – 21 year olds $55 a day 
  • Locations accessible to Milton and Georgetown families
  • Games, crafts, community activities, theme activities, sensory activities, baking, painting, sports, outdoor walks
  • Program is coordinated according to the interests and abilities of the participants
  • Limited spaces available

For more information or to register please contact:
Karen Wilson
905-878-2337 x 244
kwilson@clnh.on.ca 

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Ontario Autism Program/Applied Behaviour Analysis (ages 0-18)

Community Living North Halton’s Ontario Autism Program provides Evidence-Based Behaviour Services and Additional Autism Services and Supports through our Fee For Service Program and parent/caregiver support through our Foundational Family Services Program. You can read more about these services here https://clnh.on.ca/ontario-autism-program/ Our Foundational Family Services are offered to families registered in the Ontario Autism Program free of charge.

To speak with one of our staff, email oap@clnh.on.ca

For more information on the Ontario Autism Program visit the Ministry Website at please visit their website by clicking HERE.

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Ontario Autism Program (OAP) Entry to School Program

We are pleased to announce that Community Living North Halton is one of four agencies in Halton to deliver the NEW Ontario Autism Program (OAP) Entry to School Program. Under the Lead of ErinoakKids and in partnership with Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK), and Woodview

CLNH has delivered Autism Services in Halton for over a decade and continues to grow and expand our services and supports to meet our community needs. 

The Entry to School Program is funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) for children ages 3 to 5 years old entering school for the first time. This group-based, skill-building program is delivered in a 6-month block to children with Autism, and focuses on supporting children to develop school-readiness skills in the following domains: 

  • Communication – such as conversation skills, expressing wants and needs, understanding words and language, social communication, and non-verbal communication skills. 
  • Play – such as toy exploration, building independent and interactive play skills and engaging in group play/games. 
  • Social interaction – such as understanding social boundaries, interactions with peers, and learning new behaviours by observing/imitating peers
  • Functional routines – such as, following classroom routines, and self-help or daily living skills such as dressing and hygiene
  • Behavioural self-management – such as emotional regulation and waiting for turns or activities.  
  • Pre-academics, learning and attention – developing new learning skills, working and remaining within a group setting, and independent work skills

How can my child participate in the Entry to School Program?

  • Your child must be registered with the Ontario Autism Program registration form 
  • You will have to receive an MCCSS invitation letter Ensure the Ontario Autism Program email address – OAP@ontario.ca – add this email to your “safe senders” list to make sure you get the invitation. Be sure to check your spam/junk email inbox to avoid missing the invitation, and ensure your address is up to date. https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-autism-program-entry-school-program
  • Your child must be between the ages of three and six years of age as of December 31, 2022
  • Your child must be starting Kindergarten or Grade One for the first time

 

If your child is already enrolled in school, either part-time or full-time, they are not eligible to participate in the OAP Entry to School program.

To register for the Entry to School Program

intake@erinoakkids.ca
Tel: 905-855-2690 extension 1
Toll-free: 1-877-374-6625 extension 1

 

Please contact Alyssa Latulippe Clinical Program Supervisor if you have any questions at alatulippe@clnh.on.ca

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Project SEARCH Halton Partnership (ages 17 - 21)

Project SEARCH Halton will be starting its recruitment process in the coming months. Project SEARCH is a unique program for individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities whose goal upon graduation is competitive employment with an employer in their community.  This program offers total immersion in the workplace at the host site — Milton District Hospital — and will facilitate the teaching and learning process, as well as the acquisition of employability and work skills.
On March 9th from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PMProject SEARCH Halton will be hosting a live info session for those who are interested.
Please see the attachment for further details.
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