WoodGreen Community Services

Services for Adults and Children with developmental disabilities, Danforth

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Description
Services for both adults and children

Assists adults living with developmental disabilities to access community services and provides workshops to enhance fundamental life skills such as problem solving, budgeting and forming healthy relationships

ADULT SERVICES

Adult Protective Service Worker (APSW) Program - link clients to services and to community resources such as
  • affordable housing
  • medical services
  • mental health services
  • legal and child protection services
  • social and recreational groups
  • employment training and job opportunities
  • APSWs and SIL worker do not provide the services directly
  • voluntary, short-term, goal-oriented community-based program
Supported Independent Living Worker - Enhanced APSW services
  • help with daily living tasks, which may include assistance and support with grocery shopping, escorting to appointments, accompaniment to social and recreational programs
CHILDREN SERVICES

Parent Outreach Program
  • individualized teaching program promoting independence for children living with developmental disabilities
  • coaching is delivered by home visitors who are parents of children with developmental disabilities
Parent Shared Services
  • parents can participate in support groups led by other parents with lived experience raising children with developmental disabilities
  • typically offered during the school year, from September to June.
Eligibility
Adults 18 years and older with developmental disabilities, parents of children 2 1/2-18 years with developmental disabilities
Residency Requirements:
  • APSW -- Former City of Toronto northern limits (north) to Lake Ontario (south), Sherbourne St (west) to Victoria Park Ave (east), also East York south of Taylor Massey Creek and Don River
  • Parent Outreach Program -- City of Toronto
Application Process
Contact Developmental Services Ontario, Toronto Region, call 1-855-372-3858 (1-855-DS-ADULT) or for more information visit DSO Toronto Region (see separate entry) * Parent Outreach Program -- call 416-645-6000 ext 1311
Office
416-645-6000
Fax
416-645-0134
Website
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Email
[email protected]
Mailing Address
815 Danforth Ave, 2nd Flr
Suite 202
Toronto, ON, M4J 1L2
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Robyn Nirmallarajan, Manager, Development Services
Phone: ext 5190
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Street parking - not designated
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Last Updated On
October 30, 2023
Address
815 Danforth Ave, 2nd Flr, Suite 202
Toronto, ON, M4J 1L2
Cross street: Donlands Ave and Danforth Ave
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Toronto Downtown