What is involved when applying for funded services?
Please review the below information or speak to our staff about our programs. When you are ready to apply for services, you will need to connect with Developmental Services Ontario – Toronto Region toll-free at 1-855-DSADULT (1-855-372-3858) or TTY 416-925-0295.
Is there a waiting list?
There are currently wait lists for certain services. Developmental Services Ontario- Toronto Regional can provide you with information specific to the services you are interested in.
Programs we offer:
Summer Camp Respite will give you an opportunity to discover the many exciting events and activities happening in Toronto. Enjoy skills building and fun-filled activities including, but not limited to day trips, cooking, dance, fitness, social skill-building and a variety of recreational opportunities.
March break Respite camp will give you an opportunity to participate in fun activities with peers while your family members have a planned break. Enjoy skill building and fun-filled activities including, exciting day trips, cooking, dance, fitness, social skill-building and a variety of recreational opportunities.
Weekend Respite provides relief while introducing participants to all that Toronto offers. You will participate in a combination of skill-building, and fun actives. This service is a great way for you to develop relationships, hang out with friends, explore interests and enjoy group activities. Activities include exciting day trips, cooking, dance, computers skills, fitness and social and recreational skill building and more.
DAY SUPPORT PROGRAM
Come be a part of REVEL! Whether you are looking for fun activities to participate in, or building your social skills or learn to become more independent, REVEL can help. The programs offered are tailored to individual interests. You can choose from a wide range of activities that take place in the community or at one of our centres of learning.
Activities can include but are not limited to:
- Arts and crafts
- Cooking and Nutrition
- Expressive journaling
- Exercise and nutrition
- Life skills workshops
- Money management
- Socializing and community exploration
Striving for Success
Are you interested in working in your community but just not ready yet? Striving for Success is a great program geared to teach you about today’s competitive job/volunteer market with a relevant curriculum co-developed with our educational and business partners.
- Resume writing
- Job searching
- How to dress for success
- How to address and deal with challenging situations in the workplace
- How to ask for help
- Learn how to talk about your strengths and weaknesses in a professional way
- How to make friends on the job
- And more!
Person Directed Planning & Facilitation Guide MCSS