FUNDED SERVICES IN YORK REGION AND SURROUNDING AREA

(be sure to ask if the service has a respite program)

AUTISM SOCIETY ONTARIO YORK REGION CHAPTER, Voice Mail  905-780-1590  or  email asoyork@axxent.ca 11181 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, LOYAL TRUE BLUE AND ORANGE  BUILDING - YONGE ST. NORTH OF ELGIN MILLS
Resources Available for Persons with Developmental Disabilities in York Region
Special Services At Home (905)715-7800 contact these people for funding respite and programming also ask for application for Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities  (also provides drugs and dental). These are TWO very long applications but worth it to get in place.  If possible, get someone to help you fill them out.

Advocacy office: (416)325-5669

Bloorview MacMillan Centre  

Special Needs Parent Support Groups

Kerry's Place  or (905)713-6808

Learning Disabilities Association of York Region

Surrey Place

The York Central Hospital Behavioral Clinic  (905)773-2362

Geneva Centre for Autism

Intensive Early Intervention Program:
Integrated Services for Children: Is distributing funding earmarked for Autism/Early Intervention. Write to them for more info at:
Ministry of Community and Social Services
Integrated Services for Children
15th Floor, 56 Wellesley St West
Toronto, Ont M7A 2B7 

Respite Services.com (funded by MCSS)

Healthy Babies, Healthy Children (York Region Health Services), Phone: 1-800-361-5653 -  A program which links families with children up to age 6 to supports and services.

Georgina Association for Community Living, Box 68, Sutton, Phone: (905) 722-8947 - Provides services to persons in Georgina with developmental disabilities
Newmarket and District Association for Community Living, 757 Bogart Ave., Newmarket, Phone: (905) 898-3000 - Dedicated to realizing lifestyles for individuals with a developmental disability.

York South Association for Community Living

Epilepsy of York Region

Community Living: Newmarket Aurora District

Early Intervention Services:(905)294-0762 - they provide general info and will give you access to an Occupational Therapist and Speech/Language Pathologist free of charge.

Beyond Words - York Preschool Speech and Language Program
TREADD - Treatment, Rehabilitation, Education of Autism and Developmental Delays: (416)326-0600 

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