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Resources

Please go to the following links for some helpful resources. You will find downloads below available to families/individuals and to workers.

Autism Ontario - Simcoe Chapter , Autism Ontario

  Autism Ontario (formerly Autism Society Ontario) is the leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community. Members are connected through a volunteer network of Chapters throughout the Province of Ontario.
  http://www.autismontario.com/client/aso/ao.nsf/Simcoe/SimcoeHome?OpenDocument Contact : simcoe@autismontario.com
Catulpa Community Support Services , Catulpa Community Support Services

  Catulpa Community Support Services’ philosophy is to provide support to families and individuals through partnerships. We are dedicated to providing services and programs that respond to the social-emotional, developmental and community needs of children, adolescents, families and adults.
  http://www.catulpa.on.ca/s/home.aspx Contact : info@catulpa.on.ca
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health , Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

  The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.
  http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/Pages/home.aspx Contact : info@camh.ca
Centre for Behavioural Health Sciences - Mackenzie Health , Centre for Behavioural Health Sciences - Mackenzie Health

  Mackenzie Health's Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences provides care for individuals living in York Region or Simcoe County who have a developmental disability with a significant cognitive delay, autism or are living with the effects of an acquired brain injury. Services are offered within the community to individuals living in York Region or Simcoe County.
  https://www.mackenziehealth.ca/programs-services/mental-health/centre-for-behaviour-health-sciences-for-children-and-families
CLH Developmental Services , Community Living Huronia

  CLH Developmental Support Services was chartered in 1960 and incorporated as a charitable non-profit organization in 1966. We are governed by a 9 member volunteer Board of Directors and has a mandate to provide programs and support to the children, youth and adults with developmental support needs (formerly developmental disabilities) and their families.

CLH receives funding from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the County of Simcoe. To support our range of programs and services, the agency employs over 300 employees and as such, are a significant employer in the community.
  https://www.clhmidland.on.ca/ Contact : https://www.clhmidland.on.ca/contact-us/
Community Care Access Centre , Community Care Access Centre

  ​If you, or someone you care about, needs health care services at home, at school or in the community, or if you are considering supported living programs or long-term care options, home and community care at the North Simcoe Muskoka (NSM) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) can help.
  http://healthcareathome.ca/nsm/en Contact : Toll Free: 1-888-721-2222 Telephone: 705-721-8010
Community Living Association for South Simcoe , Community Living Association for South Simcoe

  The Community Living Association for South Simcoe (CLASS) supports individuals with an intellectual disability. CLASS is a non-profit, charitable organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
  http://www.class.on.ca/ Contact : http://www.class.on.ca/contact.php
Empower Simcoe , Empower Simcoe

  Empower Simcoe, formerly known as Simcoe Community Services, is a charitable, non-profit organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The agency was established in 1953 by parents wishing to offer their children with intellectual disabilities an alternative to institutional placement. Presently, the agency operates a Preschool Services Division, a Community Living Division as well as Regional Housing Support Services.

Empower Simcoe develops, implements, and maintains a continuous quality improvement plan through the use of; The Child and Family Service Act, The Ministry of Community and Social Services’ Quality Assurance Measures, and Quality Measures as defined by the Council on Quality and Leadership. Focus is on the areas of Basic Assurances, Shared Values, Responsive Services, Community Life and Person Centered Excellence. This promotes quality, personalized supports for individuals and families, fostering environments of continuous quality improvement.
  https://www.empowersimcoe.ca/ Contact : https://www.empowersimcoe.ca/contact/
Kinark Child and Family Services , Kinark Child and Family Services

  Our vision: A healthy future for Ontario’s children and youth.
Kinark is committed to helping children and youth with complex needs achieve better life outcomes.
  https://www.kinark.on.ca/ Contact : For services, please call Central Intake; 1-888-454-6275.
Ministry of Children and Youth Services , Ministry of Children and Youth Services

  Our Vision

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services envisions an Ontario where all children and youth have the best opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential.
Our Mission

The ministry is working with government and community partners to develop and implement policies, programs and a service system that helps give children the best possible start in life, prepare youth to become productive adults and make it easier for families to access the services they need at all stages of a child's development.

  http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/index.aspx Contact : http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/contact/index.aspx
Ministry of Community and Social Services , Ministry of Community and Social Services

  The programs of the Ministry of Community and Social Services help to build communities that are resilient, inclusive and sustained by the economic and civic contributions of all Ontarians.
  http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/index.aspx
New Path Youth and Family Services , New Path Youth and Family Services

  New Path Youth and Family Services of Simcoe County is the Lead Agency in Simcoe County for Moving on Mental Health. We are an accredited children’s mental health centre providing a range of compassionate,innovative and accessible services for children, youth and their families throughout Simcoe County. New Path is funded through multiple funding sources including the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services and Ministry of the Attorney General.
  http://newpath.ca/ Contact : We can be reached at 705-733-2654 For Central Intake, call 705-725-7656 or 1-866-566-7656 from the 905 area code.
Simcoe/Muskoka Family Connexions , Simcoe/Muskoka Family Connexions

  We are committed to working collaboratively to build a safe and strong community where children, youth and families thrive. Our services include child protection, family support, family creation through adoption, kinship, customary care and foster care, and in our Muskoka branches, we offer children’s mental health services.
  http://familyconnexions.ca/ Contact : http://familyconnexions.ca/contact-us/
The County of Simcoe Children and Community Services , The County of Simcoe Children and Community Services

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  http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/ccs
The Simcoe County Child Youth and Family Services Coalition , The Simcoe County Child Youth and Family Services Coalition

  The Child, Youth and Family Services (CYFS) Coalition of Simcoe County is a countywide alliance of organizations providing services to children, youth and their families in Simcoe County.
  http://www.simcoecountycoalition.ca/ Contact : http://www.simcoecountycoalition.ca/contact-us/
Choose the right child car seat , Ministry of Transportation

  Using the right child car seat is the best way to prevent serious injury to children in collisions. This information will help you find the right child car seat for your child's height, weight and development.
  http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/safety/choose-car-seat.shtml
Kerrys Place Training And Workshops For Families , Kerrys Place Autism Services

  FAMILIES KNOW THEIR CHILDREN BEST AND HOLD THE GREATEST POTENTIAL TO BUILD SKILLS AND MODIFY BEHAVIOURS.

Our workshops, seminars and training courses are engaging and interactive, delivered by skilled facilitators, experienced in supporting children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families.

These learning opportunities and workshops are intended to share strategies that research suggests may result in developing new skills, and modifying behaviour, enabling those with ASD to participate fully in their communities.
  https://www.kerrysplace.org/family-training-services/
Redcross Training and Certification , Canadian Red Cross

  Find out which Canadian Red Cross Training & Certification courses are available in your area.
  http://www.redcross.ca/training-and-certification
SafeGuards Training for Children & Adult Services , SafeGuards Training

  SafeGuards is a unique collaborative partnership dedicated to providing culturally-informed knowledge exchange to address trauma and safeguard vulnerable children, youth, adults and families from abuse
  https://www.safeguards-training.net/ Contact : https://www.safeguards-training.net/contact-us/
St. John Ambulance Training , St. John Ambulance

  St. John Ambulance has been ensuring the health, safety and quality of life for Canadians for well over 125 years. St. John Ambulance offers the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art first aid and CPR training programs for the workplace, the home and the community.
  http://www.sja.ca/English/Pages/default.aspx
Working Together: The Code and the AODA , Ontario Human Rights Commission

  Learn about your rights and responsibilities under the Code and the AODA and how they affect you at work, in services and in housing. This 5-part eLearning series (20 minutes) is for public, private and not-for-profit sectors and completes the training requirements for section 7 of the Integrated Accessibility Standards of the AODA.
  http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/learning/working-together-code-and-aoda


Downloads

Downloads for Workers
Downloads for Families


Tools & Resources for CHAP:
Please find copies of the CHAP training materials from the orientation for your reference and other tools to enhance the service you provide.  The more prepared you are, the more professional you will be.  Please assist us in providing families excellent, professional and efficient service.


Handouts:

Abuse Handout
All About Me - Adult
All About Me - Child
Auto Insurance Information
CHAP Worker Record of Service Provided
Credo for Support
Home Alone-tips for working in a family's home
Integrity
Introduction to Disabilities Handout
Reporting Abuse
CHAP Conduct & Expectations
Two Minute Drill
CHAP Reference Form


Tools & Resources for Families:

All About Me - Child
All About Me - Adult

Simcoe County Early Intervention Services Parent Guide



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