Contact Niagara for Children's and Developmental Services

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-684-3407
Toll Free Phone 1-800-933-3617
TTY Phone 905-684-6289
Fax 905-684-2728
E-Mail info@contactniagara.org
Website www.contactniagara.org
Primary Executive Nadine Wallace, Executive Director; Email: nadine@contactniagara.org
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region ; Ontario
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
Contact Niagara
23 Hannover Dr, Unit 8
St Catharines, ON L2W 1A3
 
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Intersection Martindale Rd and QEW
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides information, facilitates referrals, and connects people to child and youth mental health, developmental and autism services (including services for those experiencing emotional and/or behaviours difficulties) funded by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) * Contact Niagara Resource Coordinators help an individual understand MCYS children's and developmental services and guide them through an interview process to identify and connect them to the services they want or need.  
 
Contact Niagara connects individuals looking for: * Assessment of Capabilities and Needs * Service Co-ordination * Expert Advice and Consultation * Children’s Mental Health Supports * Clinical Intervention/Counselling/Treatment * Family and Individual Support * Developmental Services * Autism Services * Dual Diagnosis Services 
 
Contact Niagara is also the Provincial Co-ordinator of the Independent Clinical Review (ICR) Process for the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). The ICR offers families and their children the opportunity to have key components of their OAP Behaviour Plan reviewed, by a Review Committee composed of two clinicians. Independent Reviewers will undertake a clinical review of case file materials, including the OAP Behaviour Plan, to render their deciisions. The Review Committee also consists of a Family Representative who works with the family to help clearly represent the family’s perspective throughout the review process.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Children up to their 18th birthday with emotional and/or behavioral challenges, mental health concerns, confirmed or suspected autism spectrum disorder and/or a confirmed or suspected developmental disability.
Application Contact office for intake
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established October 1999
Service Categories Specialized Information and Referral ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities