24/7 Crisis Line:
Text size
Français

Halloween Drive-in Movie

Hands is helping families celebrate Halloween this year with a free Drive-in Movie for families on Saturday October 23 In partnership with Community Living North Bay and One Kids Place Hands is hosting a screening of the classic animated movie The Addams Family at Northgate Shopping Centre in North Bay We know the pandemic has been a hard and challenging time for our clients

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-10-07 14:25:11

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

In June 2021 the Government of Canada announced September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation This day calls on all Canadians to remember the history of Residential Schools and the ongoing impacts of its legacy on Indigenous Peoples It also honours the lost children and Survivors their families and communities September 30 is also Orange Shirt Day Hands will b

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-09-29 18:36:10

Keeping Clients, Families and
Employees Safe

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedure Hands is committed to providing a safe place for our clients employees volunteers and other visitors To help keep everyone safe we have a new COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedure as an added measure of protection against COVID-19 Under the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedure all Hands employees volunteers students on placement and

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-09-28 17:08:27

Fall Autism Service Offerings

Goodbye Summer Hello School nbsp It s back to school season and Hands Autism and Behavioural Services Team is here to help your family adjust to the new routine and support you throughout the year Hands team is nbsp excited to share new Fall Foundational Service offerings with you We have clinics seminars support groups and nbsp learning events to help children youth and caregivers T

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-09-13 17:53:13

Autism Back to School Tips

Back to school this year will be a time like no other To help prepare your child for returning to school start planning early Hands Autism and Behavioural Services Team is here to help We are sharing tips you can start implementing now so you re family is ready for September Back to School Tips Create a first day of school countdown to help prepare for the transition Need additio

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-08-27 17:38:36

Advisory Committee

Hands Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions and Community Counselling Centre of Nipissing are looking to make positive change possible in the lives of children youth and families What We want children youth and families to help us improve the systems that provide child and youth mental health services and supports in Nipissing Muskoka and Parry Sound Why We value accessibility

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-07-22 19:44:21

Survey on Accessing Youth Vaccines

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork with our friends at One Kids Place is helping the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit distribute a survey about young people accessing the COVID-19 vaccine nbsp This brief survey should take 1 to 2 minutes to complete nbsp It is meant to identify any supports needed to help get the COVID-19 vaccine to our clients between the age of 12-17 nbsp You ca

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-06-18 19:57:23

Hands Golf Tournament

Hands Golf Tournament is back We are excited to share that Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork s annual Golf Tournament hosted in partnership with Life Long Planning Group is making a triumphant return to the North Bay Golf amp Country Club on July 26 2021 Your participation supports Hands in helping children youth and families who are facing and working through social emotional beha

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-06-10 18:19:55

Summer Autism Service Offerings

Our Summer Autism Services line-up is here Our team of experts continue to deliver services to support you and your family throughout the summer months We are excited to provide the following summer services for children youth caregivers and families What services are available Our summer Autism Services include SeminarsClinics Family Support Groups How-To Learning

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-06-09 18:54:52

Coping During Tough Times Webinars

Interactive webinars for youth and families Hands is hosting a series of interactive webinars presented by Dr Sachiko Nagasawa of Bay Psychology Radical Acceptance for Tough Times Wednesday May 26 2021 from 12 00 pm to 1 00 pmLearn how to survive overwhelming situations We ll explore the science behind mindfulness and self-compassion and how to practice radical acceptance during ti

Continue reading »

Posted on 2021-05-18 14:55:53