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Transitioning to adult care: ResourcesTTransitioning to adult care: ResourcesTransitioning to adult care: ResourcesEnglishAdolescentTeen (13-18 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesTeen (13-18 years)NA2021-03-03T05:00:00Z8.0000000000000063.1000000000000244.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>A list of resources for transitioning to adult care.</p><p>There are many resources available to you to help prepare for the transition to adult care. Here are just a few.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Use online resources to help prepare yourself for transitioning to adult care.</li></ul>

 

 

 

 

Transitioning to adult care: Resources3923.00000000000Transitioning to adult care: ResourcesTransitioning to adult care: ResourcesTEnglishAdolescentTeen (13-18 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesTeen (13-18 years)NA2021-03-03T05:00:00Z8.0000000000000063.1000000000000244.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>A list of resources for transitioning to adult care.</p><p>There are many resources available to you to help prepare for the transition to adult care. Here are just a few.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Use online resources to help prepare yourself for transitioning to adult care.</li></ul><h2>Resources</h2><h3>Transition</h3><p> <strong>Healthcare Connect</strong> - <a href="http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/ms/healthcareconnect/public">www.health.gov.on.ca/en/ms/healthcareconnect/public</a><br>Phone: 1-800-445-1822<br>Helps Ontarians find a family health-care provider (physicians, nurse practitioners)</p><p> <strong>211 Ontario</strong> - <a href="http://www.211ontario.ca/">www.211ontario.ca</a><br>Phone: 211<br>Information and referral to community and social services</p><p> <strong>Got Transition.org</strong> - <a href="http://www.gottransition.org/">www.gottransition.org</a><br>Provides tools and resources on transition</p><p> <strong>Kids Help Phone</strong> - <a href="http://www.kidshelpphone.ca/">www.kidshelpphone.ca</a><br> Phone: 1-800-668-6868<br>Provides free and confidential counselling and support for youth</p><p> <strong>Easy for You to Say: Q&As for Teens Living with Chronic Illness or Disability (2012)</strong><br>Author: Miriam Kaufman, Firefly Books<br>Available at public libraries or through major booksellers</p><p><strong><a href="https://www.sickkids.ca/en/patients-visitors/transition-adult-care/">Transitioning to Adult Care</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://www.sickkids.ca/en/patients-visitors/financial-legal-assistance/">SickKids’ Resource Navigation Service</a></strong><br> Supports, tools and resources related to the adult health-care system, including assistance with application and information on available resources</p><h3>Finances</h3><p> <a href="https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/">Ontario Disability Support Program</a></p><p></p><p> <a href="https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/ow/">Ontario Works</a></p><p></p><p> <a href="https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/segments/tax-credits-deductions-persons-disabilities/disability-tax-credit.html">Disability Tax Credit</a></p><p></p><h3>Supports for adults with developmental disabilities</h3><p> <strong>Developmental Services Ontario</strong> - <a href="https://www.dsontario.ca/">https://www.dsontario.ca/</a><br>Adult developmental services funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) in Ontario<br> </p><p> <strong>Community Networks of Specialized Care</strong> - <a href="http://www.community-networks.ca/">http://www.community-networks.ca/</a><br>Network that supports people with a developmental disability and mental health needs and/or challenging behaviour<br></p><p> <strong>P4P Planning Network</strong> - <a href="http://www.planningnetwork.ca/">http://www.planningnetwork.ca</a><br>Resource network for families in Ontario who are assisting a person living with a disability<br></p>