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‘BREAKFASD’ Events in Muskoka and Parry Sound

Please join Hands and our community partners for ‘BREAKFASD’ – Events to support Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness in our communities! Event locations and details: BreakFASD – Parry Sound – September 9, 2019 BreakFASD – Burk’s Falls – September 11, 2019 BreakFASD – Huntsville September 12, 2019 BreakFASD – Bracebridge – September 13, 2019 […]

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Hands Announces Appointment of New CEO

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca Announces Appointment of New CEO Cheryl Sutton, Chair of the Board of Directors of Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Roberts to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca (Hands; the Agency), effective December 2, 2019. Ms. Roberts’ appointment is a result of an extensive national search […]

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One-of-a-Kind Donation Brings Therapy Room to Life

One-of-a-Kind Donation Brings Therapy Room to Life (August 22, 2019) Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca (Hands) recently received a one-of-a-kind gift of artwork from the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild (OHCG), whose members across Northern and Western Ontario completed a large design of many ‘hands’ in celebration of the Guild’s 50th anniversary. The OHCG chose to create this piece […]

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ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT – Little Bookworms: Back-to-School Readiness Clinic

Little Bookworms: Back-to-School Readiness Clinic (ages 4-6) Only 2 spots left! We understand the stress that comes with summer ending and children preparing for back-to-school. We’re here to help! With only 2 SPOTS LEFT, we’re offering a 4-day end of summer back-to-school clinic to help your child get an early start on their classroom routines. […]

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Changes to the Ontario Autism Program – July 29, 2019

Changes to the Ontario Autism Program – July 29, 2019 On July 29, 2019, the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services announced that they are taking a pause in rolling out the Ontario Autism Program in order to reset their efforts. To do this, the Ministry has provided new direction to the Autism Expert […]

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