Related Specialized Services


Home Visiting Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children Sir James Whitney School

350 Dundas Street West BELLEVILLE, ON K8P 1B2

PHONE: (613) 967-2823 FAX: (613) 967-4644

E-mail: jean.knowles@ontario.ca Contact: Jean Knowles, Preschool Coordinator

Sponsoring Agencies: The Ministry of Education and Training Population Served: Families of preschool children who are deaf or are hard of hearing from diagnosis to school age

Home Visiting Program The Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf

255 Ontario St. South MILTON, ON L9T 2M5

PHONE: (905) 878-2851 (VOICE) Ext. 208 FAX: (905) 878-0504

E-mail: marg.butty.ontario.ca Contact: Marg Butty, Preschool Coordinator

Sponsoring Agencies: The Ministry of Education and Training

The Parent Guidance Program Special Education-Hearing

43 Millwood Road, Room 303 TORONTO, ON M4S 1J6

PHONE: (416) 393-0640 FAX: (416) 393-1046 Contact: Wendy Sheppard, Central Itinerant

Sponsoring Agencies: Toronto District School Board - Special Education Services Area: Toronto District Population Served: Children who are deaf and hard of hearing from diagnosis to school entry (public school supporters)

Infant Preschool Home Visiting Program Resource Services Department, Robarts School for the Deaf

1090 Highbury Avenue LONDON, ON N5Y 4V9

PHONE: (519) 453-4400 FAX: (519) 453-3044 Coordinator: Theresa Hugill E-mail: theresa.hugill.on.ca Contact: Paul Bartu, Acting Principal, Resource Services Department Ext.1230

Marie Brochu, Secretary, Resource Services Department Ext. 1220

Sponsoring Agencies: The Ministry of Education and Training Area: South Western Ontario Includes: The counties of Grey, Bruce, Huron, Perth, Oxford, Middlesex, Elgin, Lambton, Kent, Essex, Kenora, Thunder Bay, Rainy River, Patricia Region Population Served: Families and parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing from birth to school-age.

Parent Infant Program Special Programs - Deaf and Hard of Hearing St. Raymond School

270 Barton Avenue TORONTO, ON M6G 1R4

PHONE: (416) 393-5098 FAX: (416) 393-5823 TDD: (416) 397-6358

Contact: Sandra Torresin, Parent Infant Teacher E-mail: sandra.torresin@tcdsb.org

Co-ordinator: Sara Dinallo E-mail: sara.dinallo@tcdsb.org

Sponsoring Agencies: Toronto Catholic District School Board Area: Toronto

Population Served: Infants and children who are deaf or are hard of hearing, and their families, from diagnosis to school entry

The Early Intervention Program (CNIB) 1929 Bayview Avenue TORONTO, ON M4G 3E8

PHONE: (416) 486-2500 - Ext. 7616 FAX: (416) 480-7028

Central Contact: Office of Beverley Ginon Ext.7616 who will direct you to the service nearest you Sponsoring Agencies: Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Area: Ontario Division Population Served: Families and their children up to 6 years who are blind or visually impaired

Family Support Network

1645 Sheppard Avenue West TORONTO, ON M3M 2X4

PHONE: (416) 633-0515 FAX: (416) 633-7141 E-mail: bpowell@hincksdellcrest.org

E-mail: rfine@hincksdellcrest.org Contact: Barbara Powell/Rochelle Fine

Sponsoring Agency: The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre/Community Prevention Program Area: North York West of Bathurst Population Served: Isolated families and/or children (0 to 7 years) with or at risk of, developmental delas, and/or parents requesting parenting support.

The Birth to Six Team

1645 Sheppard Avenue West TORONTO, ON M3M 2X4

PHONE: (416) 633-0515 FAX: (416) 633-7141 Contact: Intake Co-ordinator - Ext. 133

Sponsoring Agencies: The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre/Community Treatment Services

Area:North York west of Bathurst Population Served: Isolated families and/or children (0-7 years) with, or at risk of, developmental delays, and/por parents requesting parenting support

The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

440 Jarvis Street TORONTO, ON M4Y 2H4

PHONE: (416) 924-1164 FAX: (416) 924-8208 Contact Person: Iris Castillo, Intake Worker Ext. 3250 Sponsoring Agencies: The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

Area: The former City of Toronto Population Served: Children, 0-5 years of age, and their families who are experiencing identified behavioural socio-emotional and/or relationship problems

Growing Together

260 Wellesley Street East, Suite #103/104 TORONTO, ON M4X 1G6

PHONE: (416) 921-8716 FAX: (416) 923-2487

Contact: Rochelle Fine, Manager Ext. 247 Sponsoring Agencies: The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre Area: St. Jamestown and Cabbagetown areas of Toronto Population Served: Children, under the age of 6 years, and their families are provided with free health promotion and early intervention services

COTA Health

700 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 362 TORONTO, ON M6A 3B4

PHONE: (416) 785-9230 FAX: (416) 795-9358 Contact: Carey Lucki, Manager of Client Services Ext. 1103

Sponsoring Agencies: Community Care Access Centres Area: Toronto Central LHIN, Central LHIN, Mississauga Halton LHIN, Central West LHIN, Central East LHIN Population Served: Families with infants and children with physical, functional, and/or sensory motor needs

Breaking the Cycle

761 Queen Street West, Suite 107 TORONTO, ON M6J 1G1

PHONE: (416) 364-7373 FAX: (416) 364-8008

Director, Early Intervention Programs: Margaret Leslie E-mail: mleslie@mothercraft.org

Sponsoring Agency: Mothercraft Partner Agencies: The Hospital for Sick children- Motherisk Program, Jean Tweed Centre, Children's Aid Society of Toronto, Catholic Children's Aid Society, Toronto Public Health, St. Joseph's Health Centre, St. Michael's Hospital, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Area: Toronto Population Served: Pregnant and/or parenting women who are struggling with substance abuse problems and related issues, and their young child (0-6 years).

Mothercraft Parent-Infant Program

860 Richmond Street West, Suite 100 TORONTO, ON M6J 1C9

PHONE: (416) 364 7373 FAX: (416) 364 8008

Director, Early Intervention Programs: Margaret Leslie E-mail: mleslie@mothercraft.org

Sponsoring Agency: Mothercraft Area: Greater Toronto Area

Population Served: 1) Infants and young children who have been exposed to alcohol and/or other substances during the prenatal period, and who are at risk for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and other neurodevelopmental effects of prenatal substance exposure; and 2) Infants and young children growing up with a parent(s) who is misusing drugs and/or alcohol, and experienceing related problems that place child development at risk, including mental health problems, trauma, domestic violence, and poverty.

Prevention and Early Intervention Services

600 The East Mall, 3rd Floor ETOBICOKE, ON M9B 4B1

PHONE: (416) 622-8833 Ext. 265 FAX: (416) 695-2873

Program Manager: Anne Secord-Houston Sponsoring Agencies: Mothercraft , Jean Tweed Centre, Children's Aid Director: Jane Bray Sponsoring Agency: George Hull Centre Area: Etobicoke

Population Served: Families with children birth to 6 years who are environmentally at risk including infant-parent relationships.

Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre

Main Office: 325 Milner Avenue, Suite 110 SCARBOROUGH, ON M1B 5N1

PHONE: (416) 321-5464 FAX: (416) 321-1510 E-mail: mailus@aislingdiscoveries.on.ca

Contact Intake: Ext. 233 Infant Child Treatment Program: Leigh Armour Ext. 229

Area: Scarborough and East York Population Served: Children (birth to 12 years of age) with social emotional or behavioural problems; the Infant Child Treatment Program serves children from birth to 6 years in Scarborough.

Child Development Institute

197 Euclid Avenue TORONTO, ON M6J 1J8

PHONE: (416) 603-1827 FAX: (416) 603-6655 E-mail: mail@childdevelop.ca

Sponsoring Agency: Child Development Institute Area: Former City of Toronto & East York (South Quadrant) Population Served: Families and their children (0-12 years) who are at risk for, or experiencing social/emotional/behavioural/developmental problems. Some programs in Family Violence Stream serve adolescents.


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