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Posted 06.06.22 in NewsBack

Hands theFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is hosting a free one-day Autism Community Clinic in Pembroke on Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, 2022.

The in-person community clinics will feature training sessions and provide attendees with access to resources. Caregivers and families will also be able to engage in one-on-one meetings with a Family Service Coordinator and other experts. Visit the website for more information.

The Clinics will take place at the Hands Office at 224 Pembroke Street West in Pembroke, ON.

There is no cost to attend the clinics, however, spaces are limited. Register now by emailing [email protected] or calling 1-800-668-8555 ext. 1333. The clinics may permit walk-in participants as space allows. Caregivers and families are encouraged to register to avoid disappointment.

“This has been a difficult time for many caregivers and families, with many changes to the Ontario Autism Program as well as the pandemic. We want to help by bringing our expertise directly to Pembroke for the people who can benefit most,” said Paula Barnes, Manager of Autism Services at Hands.

The community clinic offers families and caregivers of children and youth with Autism the opportunity to:

Specific schedules for each day are as follows:

Friday, June 10:

Saturday, June 11:

COVID-19 safety measures are in place. Hands employees who are meeting with clients and families are well-trained in Infection Prevention and Control practices to help keep everyone safe.

Anyone planning to attend a clinic in-person will be required to complete the Ontario Self-Screening Tool before arriving. On-site screening will also take place and masks are required.

More Clinics Scheduled

Contact us at [email protected], or 1-800-668-8555 ext. 1333, to ask about a location near you. And check out our website at TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca; or follow us on Facebook (@handsautismservices) for up-to-date information and to learn more.