Foundational Family Services

Ontario Autism Program

As part of the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) YSSN now offers Foundational Family Services.  The purpose of this program is to build a family’s capacity to support their child with Autism to learn and develop.  Service is available to families who have a child diagnosed with autism from infancy to age 17.

As part of the OAP Family Foundational Family Services York Support Services offers:

Parent peer support offered by peers. This includes:

General information workshops for parents providing information on topics such as

Transitioning to JK/SK or adulthood

One to three individual 90 minute Brief service coordination meetings to assist with:

Accessing Foundational Family Services at YSSN:

Families can contact the YSSN intake 905 898 6455 ext 2574 to arrange for an appointment to visit with a family support worker.  Service providers may also contact the intake number to request support for a family as a warm transfer.

For information sessions, workshops and groups, the family may register directly through the YSSN website events tab here.