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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-844-7864
Toll Free Phone 1-800-600-2013
Fax 905-849-6980
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Primary Contact Christine Higenell, Manager, Respite; Phone: 905-844-7864 ext 298
Alternate Contact Mary Ellen Main, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-844-7864 ext 248
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1975 ORC; 2007 CWSDS
Primary Executive Silvie Crawford, Chief Executive Officer
Funding Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community service for people with developmental disabilities who live in Halton

Adults (18+):
  •  provides service coordination
  • short term and crisis counselling
  • provide assistance with budgeting and managing funds
  • assistance in finding accommodation
  • provide referral and assistance in accessing community resources and supportive counselling
  • assist with coordination and future planning

Children (up to age 18):
  • coordinated intake for children for developmental services in Halton: initial contact point for families and individuals who are interested in accessing residential and non-residential supports
  •  provides assistance to families who have a child with developmental disability, for information, referral and accessing services
  • assist with coordination of services and future planning
  • administer funds authorized by the Special Services at Home Program for children * provide families and or caregivers the option to have funds paid to either the worker or the family * assist in the delivery of the Special Services at Home (SSAH) Program

Respite Program:
  • provides short-term relief to families and or caregivers who support an individual with a developmental disability including people on the autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • provides relief both in and out of the home
  • visit for more information

Passport Program:
  • helps adults with a developmental disability be involved in their community and live as independently as possible by providing funding for community participation services and supports, activities of daily living and person directed planning
  • for adults over the age 18 years and eligibility is confirmed by the Developmental Services of Ontario (DSO)
  • helps young people make the transition from school to life as an adult in the community
  • supports families and caregivers of an adult with a development disability so they can continue in their supportive role
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * evening appointments available upon request
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Dufferin County, Halton Region, Peel Region, and Wellington
Eligibility People with a diagnosis of a developmental disability
Application Call for information on specific programs
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Oakville (Central Oakville)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
53 Bond St
Oakville, ON L6K 1L8
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Intersection Kerr St and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Health Care ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Advocacy for People with Disabilities ; Children with Disabilities ; Health & Developmental Disabilities ; Health and Developmental Disabilities ; Resources for Children with Disabilities ; Resources for Youth with Disabilities ; Youth with Disabilities
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Case/Care Management ~ Developmental Disabilities ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ; Family Caregiver Subsidies ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Respite Care Registries ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder
Copyright Information This listing is copyright © 2022 Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton

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