We offer our New Beginnings Day Services in a hybrid model – which includes daily Virtual Program. THIS ADULT WEEKLY DAY PROGRAM CONSISTS OF SOCIAL, RECREATIONAL, AND THERAPEUTIC SERVICES FOR THOSE WITH SEIZURE AND/OR BRAIN INJURIES IN A GROUP SETTING.
The New Beginnings Day Program not only services these individuals, it doubles as support for family caregivers who provide day-to-day care.
Regularly scheduled activities run Monday to Friday and include: computer and technology classes, creative arts program, bowling, walking programs, cooking & nutrition, games, discussion groups, scrapbooking/vision boarding, women’s social night, men’s social groups, and chair exercises. Seasonal activities such as gardening and mini putt are also available. Special events are often added to the monthly calendar such as movie nights, picnics, outings, tours, and guest speakers.
Seize the North was established in 2021 to build a Partnership between the Northeastern Ontario Epilepsy chapters. Presently this includes North Bay, Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins.
Seize the North now services all of Northeastern Ontario.
The Epilepsy Educator provides:
The GBV Outreach Worker listens to survivors, validates their experiences and provides compassionate care and help survivors access healthcare, justice and other services. We work with survivors of intimate-partner violence to develop safety plans, and establish support systems and meet personal goals. Clients can join virtual support groups and mindfulness based groups. These services are in partnership with the Canadian Women’s Foundation grants.
The Brain Connect Program is a devices lending program that provides technology and training to qualifying individuals so they can log on to social, recreation, and medical meetings and appointments from home. Training in the safe use of applications and online sites is provided as well as training for each device and ongoing tech support. This program is currently possible through grants made available with the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.