Foundational Family Services
To register for Foundational Family Services , families must be registered with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) and have an OAP number.
Not yet registered with the Ontario Autism Program? please visit their website to confirm eligibility and fill out the OAP registration form: Ontario Autism Program Registration Form – Forms – Central Forms Repository (CFR) (beta) (gov.on.ca)
For support in selecting services or to learn more about additional services and supports in your community, contact one of our Family Foundational Service Coordinators by phone or email:
- Erin Steen-Dupuis at 1-877-996-1599 extension 2674
- Marcia Morgan by calling 1-877-996-1599 extension 2630
- Shared email firstname.lastname@example.org
Find a Program or Service
The following Foundational Family Services are provided by Child & Community Resources and our partners through the Northern Collaborative.
PEERS is a 14-week evidence-based social skills program delivered virtually for students aged 12 – 17. There is a weekly mandatory parent session.
How to use appropriate conversational skills
How to find common interests by trading information
How to appropriately use humour
How to handle rejection, teasing and bullying
How to handle rumours and gossip
How to be a good host during get-togethers
How to make phone calls to friends
How to be a good sport
How to handle arguments and disagreements
How to change a bad reputation (by investigating one new extracurricular activity)
- 13 to 18
- Caregiver Training
- Life Skills
- School Age
- Skill Building
- Social Skills
George Jeffrey Children's Centre
6 teens and 6 caregivers = 12
Pre-requisites for teens include good verbal communication skills, comprehension skills and must be interested in attending. Weekly attendance for parents and teens is mandatory. Teens must be aware of their diagnosis.
Virtual only program
1.5 hours teens 1 hour caregiver = 2.5
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