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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 communities Over the pas

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Posted on 2019-12-23 14:45:59

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 A non-judg

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Posted on 2019-12-13 11:44:37

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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Posted on 2019-12-09 15:10:12

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 1-800-668-8555 and a member of our t

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Posted on 2019-12-01 09:54:53

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 session to addres

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Posted on 2019-11-11 10:22:57

Sensitive Santa 2019

Sensitive Santa 2019 Sensitive Santa is a special time to visit with Santa for children with Autism Bring your child for a sensory friendly visit with Santa and enjoy holiday crafts Families also receive 50 off photo packages Thank you to our partners Northgate Shopping Centre and Autism Ontario Dates Sunday November 24 2019 8 30 am to 10 30 am Sunday December 1 2019 8 30 am to

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Posted on 2019-11-08 13:13:12

Ontario Autism Program Advisory Panel’s Recommendations Welcomed by Hands

Ontario Autism Program Advisory Panel s Recommendations Welcomed by Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork ca On Wednesday October 30 2019 the Ministry of Children Community and Social Services MCCSS released the Ontario Autism Program Advisory Panel Advisory Panel Report providing recommendations for a sustainable needs-based Ontario Autism Program At Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork ca Hands we hav

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Posted on 2019-10-31 15:42:53

Hands' 2018-2019 Annual Report

Hands 2018-2019 Annual Report View Hands 2018-2019 Annual Report

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Posted on 2019-10-29 11:42:54

Realizing the Potential: Strengthening the Ontario Mental Health System for Children, Youth and their Families

Realizing the Potential Strengthening the Ontario Mental Health System for Children Youth and their Families NOTE FROM THE CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH LEAD AGENCY CONSORTIUM PROVINCIAL PRIORITIES STANDING COMMITTEE The Child and Youth Mental Health Lead Agency Consortium is committed to the goal of continually improving child and youth mental health services in Ontario so children and youth an

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Posted on 2019-10-29 11:34:54

Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for Children with Autism

Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for Children with Autism Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork ca Hands is hosting free Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for children and youth with Autism and their families across Northeastern Ontario Sensory Sensitive events provide children with Autism the opportunity to practice trick-or-treating and other activities associated with Halloween in a sa

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Posted on 2019-10-22 16:20:48