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Statement regarding December 17, 2019, Ontario Autism Program announcement

On December 17, 2019, the honorable Todd Smith, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS), presented new information regarding the framework for a new sustainable, needs-based Ontario Autism Program. You can watch the announcement on the Government’s Youtube channel, here. Hands is committed to our vision to improve the well-being of families and our

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Great Beginnings Volunteers Needed in Muskoka and Parry Sound

Great Beginnings Volunteers Needed in Muskoka and Parry Sound.  Great Beginnings is a community based program for pregnant women and parents of young children.  Volunteers are needed to provide support for children’s activities, to assist with cooking and/or grocery shopping, and to provide general program support. We are looking for individuals with: Strong interpersonal skills

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Youth Survey Seeks Feedback on Mental Health Awareness

Youth Survey Seeks Feedback on Mental Health Awareness Talk to us! We want to hear from youth about the best ways to bring awareness to local mental health supports! Answer our 4 question survey now to have your say! Youth Mental Health Survey

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Office Closures – Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Office Closures – Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Please note that the following sites will be closed on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 as we attend our annual all employee gathering: 2 May Street, Parry Sound 37 Main Street, Sundridge 23 Ball’s Drive, Bracebridge 125 Lisgar Street, Sturgeon Falls To reach us, please call Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca at

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Holiday Hours and Closures 2019/2020

Holiday Hours and Closures 2019/2020 During the holidays, Hands’ offices will be closed on the following dates: Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Thursday, December 26, 2019 Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Walk-In Counselling Clinics Hands’ Walk-In Counselling Clinics gives children, youth and families the opportunity to meet with a Child and Family Therapist for a free therapy

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