Pathways Day Program
Pathways is an ongoing community-based program that helps with the transition of adults with developmental disabilities from schools, home and other services into the community.
Pathways provides participants a variety of integrative activities including training in job readiness, life-skills, social skills, recreational events and much more. Volunteering at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre and The Scott Mission, as well as, partnering with Hillel Jewish Campuses of Toronto, are some of the examples of the participants enjoy giving back to their community.
The program also includes creative arts, music appreciation, recreational outings, special guests, physical activity and cooking programs.
Participants of Pathways must be 18 years and older and should be able to contribute to the programming. The cost varies according to the ratio of support needed.
The program is held Monday to Friday (except on statutory and Jewish holidays) from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
There are two locations:
Channels Day Program
The Channels Day Program is a tailored towards independent adults, 18 years and older, with a developmental disability and/or dual diagnosis. This day program focuses on setting and attaining employment, career and life goals.
The program offers participants various supported employment services including job readiness skills training workshops, job placement and job coaching. In addition, Channels’ participants volunteer in the community. Other recreational and social activities are offered as well.
The program is held Monday to Friday (except on statutory and Jewish holidays). Full day program is available from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and a half day program is available from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
There are two locations:
Summer Employment Transition (SET) Program
Reena’s Summer Employment Transition (SET) is a partnership between Reena, JVS Toronto, the Geneva Centre for Autism, the York Region District School Board and JOIN. The program strives to seek summer employment for high school students identified with a developmental disability and/or ASD who wish to gain part-time paid summer work experience. Reena’s job coaches assist the participants with job readiness training, and secure summer employment placements that can continue throughout the year. In addition, the job coaches offer the student on-the-job coaching at the workplace while providing the necessary supports with navigating the challenges of being employed.
York Region Catchment Area: Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Markham and Maple
- Students must have transportation or be able to travel independently to the job site
- Students must be available to work for the complete duration of the program
For more information about our programs contact:
Intake Social Worker
(905) 889.2690 x2201