Bridges to Success is a weekly social program for young adults ages 18-24 with autism who require higher levels of support. The program focuses on life, recreation and social skill development that promotes community exploration and engagement.
Bridges to Success is a collaborative and supportive program that works alongside current support staff, the Bridges to Success Coordinator and Community Inclusion Facilitators.
The group will have four members and run 14 weeks. The program meets twice a week for three hours at a time. Each week will consist of different activities, as well as opportunities for socialization and skill building.
This program will help participants work towards their goals within the community by creating person-driven plans, developing participants’ social and life skills, and transitioning each participant, with support, into meaningful community-based social and recreational activities.
Where: Autism Nova Scotia, 5945 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax
When: Every Tuesday and Friday. Starting September 20, 2019 - January 10, 2020
Time: 9am – 12pm.
Cost: No cost
A consistent support staff/worker must attend all sessions
Registration Opens Friday August 16, 2019 at midnight
PLEASE READ THE REGISTRATION PROCESS CAREFULLY.
The application process is done entirely online. Interested participants will be able to complete and their application online on the day of registration; the form will be available here on the day registration opens.
All applications will be processed based on the time stamp in which they were submitted. From there, all successful applicants will be contacted via email and will have one week to confirm their spot.
Please make sure to read the following BEFORE STARTING THE APPLICATION FORM.
· Leave yourself 40-45 minutes to complete the application form.There is NO option to save the applications once you start, please make sure you are able to complete them in full- partially completed application will not be considered.
· Submit a SEPARATE application for EACH person you wish to apply for.
Brides to Success Registration Form for September 20, 2019 - January 10, 2020. Opens August 16, 2019
This program fills up quickly as there are limited spaces available. All applications forms are time stamped based upon arrival and processed in that order. There may be a high volume of interested people in this program and we cannot hold spots. Completing an application form does not necessarily guarantee you a spot; you will be contacted in a few weeks regarding your application’s status.