Transitional Services

Transitional Services is a planning service offered to young adults and their families. An application for planning purposes is available for youth under the age of 18 years. Effective transitional planning begins long before the student is ready to graduate from high school. Ideally, planning should begin at the end of elementary school. The school system is responsible for, identifying the individuals and sharing this information with Firefly.

Transitional Services as a service provider, supports the individual, family, school, Firefly and other appropriate service providers to assist in developing a Person Centred Plan and other supports that can be accessed include the following:

  • Assisting with resource funding applications as required for special services, passport, and ODSP
  • Housing applications
  • Researching applications
  • Researching education, employment and training opportunities
  • Planning service coordination
  • Facilitate meetings to access community resources
  • Advocating on behalf of the individual and family

If the individual has not already been referred to D.S.O. (Developmental Services Ontario), the transitions staff can assist with this process.

Resource centre open 11 – 5:00 p.m. Mon. – Fri.

Supporting people at the Resource Centre

  • Lifeskills training

  • Socialization
  • Come and go, social groups
  • Access to paper resource information
  • Family meetings, inquiries
  • Community Living Ontario
  • Canadian Association for Community Living
  • Ministry of Community and Social Services