Supports for Children & Youth
BeConnected Support Services offers community based programs and services that meet the growing needs of children and youth with developmental disabilities and their families. All children and youth services at BeConnected are accessed and funded through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), there are no fees to the family. Children and Youth can receive services up until 19 years of age.
Services for children and youth include:
For more information on BeConnected’s services for children and youth, please contact our Director of Programs, Kristen Kay, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-727-3891 (203).
The Find Support BC Transition Orientation is an online orientation that supports youth and their families as they navigate transition-related planning for their youth with disabilities (ages 14—25). It includes a comprehensive check list, short descriptions of each step or item to consider, video clips with family members, helpful hints from individuals that have already gone through the process, photos and many embedded important links. Check it out at http://www.findsupportbc.com/timeline/.
The transition orientation is directly linked to the Find Support BC website (www.findsupportbc.com) which allows individuals to research the supports and services available in their specific region.