Resources & Links

AHS Youth to Adult Healthcare Transition Resources

Readiness Checklist Tools

Quick checklists for parents and youth to see what still needs to be done to get ready.

Family Health Journal

A binder for youth to record their health journey and important information.

Youth to Adult Healthcare Transition Stories

Nine personal stories about the transition from pediatric to adult medical care.

Transitioning Youth with Diabetes in Calgary

This website was created to help youth and young adults transition from the Alberta Children's Hospital to an adult diabetes clinic. For more information, contact the Diabetes Transition Coordinator at 403-473-3390.

Links to Community Resources

Youth to Adult Healthcare Transition Resources

An extensive list of resources available within Alberta and other provinces.

MyHealth Passport

Create a wallet-sized health information card.

Children's Link Society - Transitional Support Services

This community organization provides information and support to youth with disabilities and their families, who are in the process of transitioning to adult services. Call 403-230-9158 for more information about the support they provide and check out the video they’ve created about Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH), Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) and Guardianship..

Sinneave Family Foundation Launch Program

A community service that supports the transition to adulthood for adolescents, adults, and families living with autism. For more information, call 403-210-5000.

Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta (CPAA) - Youth Transitions Program

The CPAA Youth Transitions Program provides support, information and encouragement for youth and their families as they navigate the transition to adulthood. Their goal is to empower youth to make choices about their future, and develop a plan to reach them. Call 403-543-1161.

Independent Living Resource Centre of Calgary (ILRCC)

This community organization helps people with disabilities make informed choices about their lives, in order to achieve their own level of independence. They offer information, referrals, recreational activities, life skills workshops and volunteer opportunities. Call 403-263-6880.

Current as of: April 1, 2021