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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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Summer Office Hours

Summer Office Hours During the summer months, Hands’ offices will be following modified hours. Hands’ summer hours start Tuesday, July 2, 2019 and are in effect up to and including Friday, August 30, 2019. Please see the Summer Hours below for each office location: Parry Sound, 2 May Street Monday to Friday 8:30 am to […]

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Restorative Justice Volunteer Facilitators Needed

Restorative Justice Volunteer Facilitators needed in Parry Sound and Sundridge! Volunteers facilitate the Restorative Justice Conferences between victims and youth. Volunteers encourage and support dialogue between conference participants and assist the Youth Justice Committee Coordinator in  developing extrajudicial measures/sanctions. We’re looking for Individuals with: Conflict resolution skills A non-judgmental approach Cultural sensitivity Professionalism Active listening […]

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Child and Youth Advocacy Centre of Nipissing Officially Opens its Doors

Child and Youth Advocacy Centre of Nipissing Officially Opens its Doors Each year there are more than 200,000 cases of reported child abuse and neglect in Canada. The criminal justice system can be intimidating, confusing and difficult to navigate, particularly for a young person. The Child and Youth Advocacy Centre (CYAC) of Nipissing is a […]

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