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Headwaters Family Visit Centre Seeking On Site Volunteers

September 7, 2017

Currently we are seeking volunteers for the following position: Headwaters Family Visit Centre On Site Volunteer Families with this program are involved in high-conflict custody and access disputes in Family Court. This position involves supervising access visits and exchanges between parent(s) and children and completing observation notes of these visits.  This position may be of

ABA Site Location Change

August 1, 2017

We are excited to announce the opening of a new facility providing Ontario Autism Program (OAP) services – formerly known as IBI/ABA services in Orangeville, beginning August 1. This site, located at 224 Centennial Rd. (Units 8-11) in the plaza at the corner of Riddell Road and Centennial Road, will replace our existing site at

Letter to Parents with Children and Youth with Autism from Minister Coteau

June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017 Dear parents, families and caregivers in our autism community: Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of announcing a sweeping transformation to how this province provides services and supports for children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP). This transformation will make Ontario a leader

Ontario Autism Program

April 6, 2017

DCAFS’ Clinical Services is pleased to share with parents and our community the attached letter from Minister Coteau in regards to the development of the Ontario Autism Program. If further information is required, MCYS has provided the following contact information:Greg Ladyka, Program Supervisor, MCYS Central Region (905) 952-1907, 1-877-669-6658 x 1907. Please click here to read

Pathways to Permanence 2

February 1, 2017

Parenting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma and Loss This 24-hour specialized series of eight classes is designed for adoptive, kinship and customary care families who are parenting children who have experienced trauma and loss as a part of their history. This course provides tools, techniques and information that empower participants to effectively parent their children.