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 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® (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills)
PEERS® is an evidence-based social skills program designed to improve social interactions for youth who want to learn how to make and keep friends. During the 12 weekly 1.5 hour group sessions, specific social skills will be taught, and participants will have the opportunity to practice the skills during fun activities and role playing. There will be weekly corresponding homework assignments, therefore parent support is strongly encouraged. Caregivers also participate in two, 1-hour phone or video sessions with one of the facilitators to discuss their child progress and strategies to help them. Appropriate for youth between 13 and 16 years with ASD who have friendship problems, agree to participate voluntarily and to attend weekly. A screening questionnaire will be completed prior to the start date to verify criteria for the program are met.
- 13 to 18
- Skill Building
- Social Skills
Roots & Wings Psychology
A: 5 spaces B: 5 spaces
1.5 hour session
B: Jan. 10 - March 28, 2022
Caregiver consultations by appointment
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