Adult Group Services

Adult Evening GroupsGeneva Centre for Autism offers various group activities for adults who live in Toronto and the surrounding areas. These member-driven groups offer the opportunity for adults with ASD to socialize and develop meaningful social relationships with peers. Each group meets bi-weekly. Our group services offer the opportunity for adults with ASD to socialize with peers, and participate in leisure activities.

Chit Chatters (Peer Support)

Date/Time: Every other Monday | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $100/session
Session: September - June

Monday night groups take place at BMO Campus with occasional local outings (park, walk, cafe). On-site activities include: sports, team games, cooking, table top games, karaoke, discussion.

Games Galore (Activity Based)

Date/Time: Every other Monday | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $100/session | Session: September - June
Monday night groups take place at BMO Campus with occasional local outings (park, walk, cafe). On-site activities include: sports, team games, cooking, table top games, karaoke, discussion.

The Ins & Outs

Date/Time: Every Tuesday | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: $125/session | Session: September - August
Tuesday night groups allow adults to socialize with their peers, hangout and make friends to create social supports, and participate in leisure activities. Past activities of this group include: playing video games, going out for dinner.

The Good Timers Group

Date/Time: Every Wednesday | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: $125/session
Session: September - August
Wednesday night groups allow young adults to socialize with their peers, hangout and make friends to create social supports, and participate in leisure activities. Past activities of this group include: playing video games, going out for dinner.

T.DOT Thursdays

Date/Time: Every Thursday | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost: $150/session
Session: September - August
The T.DOT Thursdays Group is a member driven group whereby participants engage in activities that promote social skills in a natural setting. It offers participants an opportunity to socialize with peers, access social support and participate in leisure activities that are of interest to them.

Moving on Out! (Aspergers Group)

Date/Time: Every other Thursday | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $100/session
Session: September - June
Thursday night groups require individuals to be TTC independent or have pick-up/drop-off arrangements. Outings take place typically once a month. Group members decide and vote on outings. On-site activities: sports, team games, cooking, video games, discussion. Past outings include: Blue Jays games, shopping mall visits, going for walks downtown, or heading out to the movies or a restaurant.

The Adventure Squad (Community Outings Group)

Date/Time: Every other Thursday | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $100/session
Session: September - June
Thursday night groups require individuals to be TTC independent or have pick-up/drop-off arrangements. Outings take place typically once a month. Group members decide and vote on outings. On-site activities: sports, team games, cooking, video games, discussion. Past outings include: Blue Jays games, shopping mall visits, going for walks downtown, or heading out to the movies or a restaurant.


Adult Evening GroupsQuestions and Answers

Do I qualify for this service?
In order to be eligible for these group services, candidates must 1) complete an eligibility assessment, 2) have a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder, 3) be 16 years of age or older and 4) be able to travel to the site of Geneva Centre for Autism and various locations around the city in order to attend the group activities.

How do I apply for these Peer Support Groups?
Anyone who would like more information or to apply for the Adult Support Groups can contact a member of the Adult Service team at (416) 322 -7877.