Community Support Services - Children
|Address & Map|
437 Welland Ave
St Catharines, ON L2M 5V2
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|After Hours Phone||Voicemail|
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Niagara-on-the-Lake ; St Catharines ; St David's ; Virgil|
|Description||Provide a wide range of individualized services within family settings for children with developmental disabilities. |
DIRECT SERVICES: accessing Community services, advocacy, case coordination, emotional support, guidance, identification of needs, planning, respite supports and direction in special services at home. Also provides Family Outcome planning, workshops, resource and information sharing.
INDIRECT SERVICES provides linkages to Assessment & Treatment services, Counselling services, educational programs, parent groups, protection services, behavioural services, recreation programs.
SUPPORT GROUP for parents/caregivers, grandparents and siblings can be arranged to offer discussion, support, education and networking.
CIRCLE OF FRIENDS program takes place in the child's school and provides an opportunity for educating peers about the individual and advocating for inclusion for all students in their school.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm|
|Eligibility||Children up to the age of 18 with an intellectual disability living with their family * Support Group - family and caregivers|
|Application||All referrals must go through Contact Niagara - call 905 684-3407|
|Service Categories||In Person Support Groups ~ Developmental Disabilities ~ Families/Friends of People with Disabilities ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Children ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Children ~ Developmental Disabilities|
|See Also Terms||Adoption Evaluation/Placement ; Attendant Registries ; Babysitting Registries ; Child Care Provider Referrals ; Consumer Education ; Consumer Goods Information ; Foster Home Placement ; Housing Search and Information ; In Home Assistance Registries ; Interpreter/Translator Registries ; Job Information ; Lawyer Referral Services ; Mental Health Information/Education ; Reference/Information ; Respite Care Registries ; Ride Sharing Programs ; Senior Housing Information and Referral ; Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ; Veterinary Referral Services|
|Subjects||Advocacy ; Caregiver relief ; Caregiver support ; Developmental disabilities ; Family support ; Home support ; Vacation care|