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New online opportunities from Hands Autism Services

Northern Ontario/North Bay — June 17, 2020 —  Autism services at Hands theFamilyHelpNetwork have excelled at meeting the needs of the children and families they work with during COVID-19 and are excited to announce a new series of online learning opportunities for children, youth, families, caregivers and service providers.   “We are pleased to say

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Family in Harmony Photo Contest Winners

Winners Announced in Family Photo Contest Celebrating Mental Health Week North Bay, ON, May 27, 2020 – The winning photos in the Family in Harmony photo contest have been selected.   Erin Graham-Mitchell earned first place and a $500 gift card at a local business for her photo depicting her family band, taking the Family in Harmony theme

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Statement on future service resumption during COVID-19 pandemic

On Thursday, May 14, the Ontario government announced that health and community service providers will be permitted to open or expand their services beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020, provided that the general trend on health indicators continues to improve. This is part of the first stage of the government’s reopening framework.  You can read the

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New online service to give local youth a safe spot to chat about mental health

Mental health is vitally important during the COVID-19 pandemic with widespread feelings of anxiety, fear and isolation. Youth may need to talk more about how they’re feeling and coping with the pandemic and local child and youth mental health providers are making it easier for youth to reach out. Starting on Friday, April 24, youth

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Hands celebrating with Light It Up Blue – Autism Services now online

North Bay, ON, April 1, 2020 – Hands theFamilyHelpNetwork is Lighting it Up Blue for World Autism Day this Thursday, April 2. This year’s Light It Up Blue celebrations will be a little different, as the need to maintain physical distancing to stem the spread of COVID-19 means the usual festivities are put on hold. 

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