Youth and Adult Supports 

Youth and Adult Community (also known as Adult Protection Service Workers) Counselors provide a range of services to youth and adults who have a developmental disability. The primary objective for all services is to work with the client to develop an individualized service plan to promote personal autonomy and connections to their community.
 
  • Intake and Assessment: A counselor determines eligibility and support needs for all new adult applicants. The worker follows a thorough assessment process and develops an individualized plan.
  • Service Co-ordination
  • Advocacy
  • Counseling: Problem solving, decision-making, housing, employment, finances, life skills, family issues, legal issues and other individual issues.
  • Social Work services and therapy for more intensive/complex issues
  • Long-term planning and assisting with independence building
  • Assistance with ODSP and SSAH applications
  • Assistance with applications for Passports (also see "Individualized Funding")
  • Linking services for clients
  • Group work - Includes the very popular "Supper Club"
  • Community Connections