Our STEPS TO INDEPENDENCE program supports adults who have a developmental disability, to engage in community involvement and individual choice making with increased confidence and independence, through the support of coaches, mentors and support workers.
Shared Room/Trailer Fees
Please note: Total spots are limited, with 20 participants per week maximum in a 2 person shared room. Respite weeks are available weekly and year-round, but may be limited during summer season.
The over-riding goals of the STEPS TO INDEPENDENCE Program are to:
• provide a safe and secure place where adults
with developmental disabilities can stay in a home setting
• promote a high quality of life
• support community involvement, social
inclusion, individual choice, independence
and rights and responsibilities
Book an appointment with our program coordinator as soon as possible.
Program, course and cost details available online.
1ST OF MARCH
Program information sessions begin.
1ST OF APRIL
$1,000 deposit due. Early bird discount deadline (May 15)
Remaining fees due. Early bird discount ends.
Summer & Fall of Discovery !
Home STAY weeks are available weekly, year round, and are divided into 7 day blocks, starting every Sunday. Participants enjoy an away camp experience, with the comforts of home. Participants take part in recreation, leisure and social activities. Participants are assessed on their abilities to make informed choices, share space and share resources. They share space and resources with one other person in a 2:1 participant to staff ratio. Food, travel and activity fees included.
The program operates out of our 4 locations:
Our NextStep Clubhouse, located at 1105 College Street, Toronto, Ontario. Our NextSTEP Club House is within 10 minutes walking distance from a subway station, library, gym, mall, large park, and is surrounded by local restaurants, shops and stores. The neighbourhood also hosts a great selection of recreation and leisure activities, including: art therapy, music therapy, outdoor skating/basketball, karaoke, billiards and games. We are 30 minute hike to Lake Ontario, High Park and Trinity-Bellwoods Park.
Engaging Community Events & Activities
Note: Sessions are available weekly and year-round, but may be limited during summer season.
SUMMER ONE WEEK SESSIONS
June1 - Aug 31
FALL ONE WEEK SESSIONS
Sept 1 - Dec 21
Water games, sports and skills
Expert instruction & skills building
Creative and artistic activities
Special Clubhouse Activities
1105 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1B4, Canada