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Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8821
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Primary Contact Catherine Wills, Manager, Children's Developmental Services; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Primary Executive Sandy Palinski, Director of Children's Services; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, Ministry of Education
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)

Infant and Child Development Services

* developmental and therapy services for children with differing abilities birth to school entry 
* may include children born prematurely, fetal alcohol or drug exposure, family history or sibling with diagnosis of autism or a genetic condition 
Services include: 
* assessments 
* developmental consultants and occupational therapists support intervention that focuses on the family's goals for their child 
* service co-ordination of all services involved with the child/family  
* referrals to other services in the community 
* workshops and groups specifically designed to meet child and caregivers needs 
* resources, i.e. equipment, reading materials 
* transition to school support 

Inclusion Services

* services that support inclusion in licensed child care programs, nursery schools or private home child care in the community  
* available to children birth to 3.8 years of age (prior to entry into Junior Kindergarten)  
* child must be attending a licensed child care setting and have concerns regarding their development 
Services include: 
* resource consultants provide services to support child care/ inclusion including resource support for classrooms, e.g. program planning, modelling successful teaching strategies 
* coordination of services for/with families 
* assistance with the development of program plans 
* transition to school support 
* support in the child care setting and the child's home 

Family and Community Behavioural Services

In home consultation: 
* intervention for individuals 2-21 years of age who have a diagnosis of developmental disability and/or Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)  
* behaviour consultants provide service in a way that builds capacity within families/teams and enables parents and professionals to strengthen knowledge and insight into their child's behaviour and skills 
* facilitate meetings with parents to explore their concerns, strengths, skills and abilities and to develop a family plan through a collaborative approach  
* focus on a child/adolescent's ability to function in their home, school, community through services focused on social skills, transition planning, toileting 
* family support through telephone contacts, workshops, tip sheets 
Group Consultation: 
* provide group consultation to children aged 2-21 years or their caregivers, including children with a diagnosis of autism  
* range of groups to address topics including toileting learning, behaviour, sensory processing and relationships
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * in person visit times are flexible to accommodate hours outside of 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and under
Application Referrals can be made by parents or anyone on the parents' behalf with parents' consent * to make a referral call 905-825-6000 and ask for Children's Services Intake
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - interpretors can be accessed if needed
Fees None ; Children in child care may be eligible for a child care subsidy dependent on family's income * contact 905-825-6000 for further information related to subsidy
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Corporate Centre
690 Dorval Dr, 5th Flr
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
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Intersection Dorval Dr and Wyecroft Rd
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 ; Child Care ; 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 ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Case/Care Management ~ High Risk Infants/Children ; Child Care Mental Health Consultation Programs ; Child Care Provider Referrals ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Developmental Assessment ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ; Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays ~ High Risk Infants/Children ; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Screening/Diagnosis ; Transition Services for Students with Disabilities

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