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Autism Ontario - Niagara Region Chapter

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-682-2776
Toll Free Phone Provincial Office (Toronto) 1-800-472-7789
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Primary Contact Dawn Tuckwell, Chapter Manager; Phone: 905-682-2776 ext 201
Alternate Contact Allyesa Stewart, Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-682-2776 ext 205; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
Goodwill Stokes Community Village
36 Page St, Suite 401
St Catharines, ON L2R 4A6
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Intersection Welland Ave and Niagara St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 - The office is closed to drop-in visits and there will be no face to face meetings until further notice. Staff are available by phone or email only. Check Facebook page for updated information on summer activities being offered or contact Allyesa Stewart at 
Provides programs and services for individuals in the Niagara Region living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families. 
Services offered include programs for children, youth and adults with Autism, summer camp, ASD family-friendly events and outings, an on-site sensory room, connection to other community resources and supports, bursaries and more. 
Provide a variety of programs for children, youth, teens and adults with ASD. These programs run Sep-Dec & Jan-Apr. The Summer Camp program runs in Jul & Aug. Lengths of programs vary. 
Provides services and supports for adults with ASD and youth transitioning into adulthood. 
The Potential Programme department provides consultation for family support, social learning opportunities (SLOs) for individuals and families with ASD, and the facilitation of professionals to speak locally on various topics related to ASD. The Potential Programme also provides SLO events in French and bilingually.
Hours Office Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm * Program times vary, call for information
Eligibility No restrictions
Application For membership visit website * Membership not required to participate in programs
Languages English
Fees Service - Fees vary from $0-$500 dependent upon the program or service requested. ; See website for further details.
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Grants
Elections A Chapter Leadership Council is elected annually in Mar/Apr at the Annual General Meeting from nominations.
Meetings Call for details
Service Categories Day Camps ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Disability Associations ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder
Events Trivia Challenge (Mar); Annual Golf Tournament (May); Gala (Nov) 
Annual events held Apr 2 to recognize World Autism Awareness Day. Oct is Autism Awareness Month and is recognized with various activities.