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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 services 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
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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

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

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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


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