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 our Family Foundational Service Coordinator by phone or email:
- Marcia Morgan by calling 1-877-996-1599 extension 2630
- Shared email email@example.com
Find a Program or Service
The following Foundational Family Services are provided by Child & Community Resources and our partners through the Northern Collaborative.
Facing Your Fears (FYF) Group for Children
Facing Your Fears (FYF) is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) program for children and youth with ASD who experience significant symptoms of anxiety. This group focuses on helping children and their caregivers in identifying worries, developing coping strategies, and practicing managing anxiety. This group consists of 12 weekly in person sessions. Caregiver AND child participation in each session is required.
- 3 to 8
- 9 to 12
- 13 to 18
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Emotional Regulation
- Mental health
- School Age
Mariani and Associates
6 children + 6 caregivers (one per child)-closed group (i.e., the same children and accompanying caregivers attend each of the 12 sessions within same group)
This group is intended for children ages 8 to 13 years who have heightened level of anxiety (e.g., worries or fears), are verbal/conversational, and reading at the Grade 2 level or above. Initial screening for eligibility is required to ensure that the group will be a good fit for each participant.
1.5-hour sessions (18 hours in total)
Tuesdays @ 3:30 starting on January 10th
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