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May 13, 2020

CCR Expands Partnerships to Help Deliver Services to Families While We Await the New Ontario Autism Program (OAP)

While we await Minister Todd Smith’s plans for the new OAP we are expanding our partnerships to assist us in delivering OAP services.  Our staff will work with THRIVE Child Development Centre in Algoma and George Jeffrey Children’s Centre in Thunder Bay to ensure we fulfill our obligations for families currently participating in behavi...

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April 28, 2020

CCR Invites Parents and Professionals to Work Together on Northern Collaborative Advisory Committees to Build System and Service Capacity across The North

Thank you for your patience during this extremely difficult time.  Although the new OAP has yet to be announced, we continue to look for ways to work together to minimize the frustration and heartbreak families experience when they are unable to find or retain a skilled therapist or clinician. In the fall of 2019 Child & Community Resources (C...

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April 6, 2020

Child & Community Resources and our Partners are delivering Free Virtual Services to Families in the North

Please visit our website at to view and register for our new, free virtual services. Services are available to families in Thunder Bay, Algoma, Sudbury Manitoulin and Kenora Rainy River Districts. Since services will be delivered online, your physical location will not limit you to what you can sign up for. Our staff are well prepared...

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March 25, 2020


As we all work together to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want you to know that our team is working on innovative ways to support you and your family. These new support tools will vary from tip sheets to online sessions.  Please stay tuned for further details. If you are feeling anxious or isolated, we are here to support. Th...

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 – Program and Service Cancellations

The health and safety of our families, our team and our community is our priority. To help slow the spread of the Covid19 virus, and out of an abundance of caution, we are cancelling all services and programs until Monday, April 6, 2020. We are monitoring the situation closely and will make decisions about resuming any programs or activities based ...

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March 12, 2020


There has been a lot of concerns expressed due to the recent announcement that an individual in Sudbury has tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19). We are monitoring the situation closely and will make decisions about any activities based on the latest advice from Public Health. Everything you need to know to ensure that you are personally...

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February 4, 2020

A Small Step to Rebuilding Capacity – Private and Public Service Providers Form a Northern Collaborative

Families in the North should choose who, where and when service is delivered and have access to the talented professionals they need. Over the last 18 months Child & Community Resources has lost over 90 talented professionals and many have left the field altogether. The lack of talented professionals in the North adds to the stress that fami...

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January 14, 2020

Working Together in 2020 for True Northern Strategy

Last year was an unprecedented time of disruption for autism services and we understand that many of you remain concerned about what will happen in 2020 and beyond. Since the New Year, we have been in contact with Minister Smith’s office several times to advocate for a true Northern Strategy that will build the required capacity to meet the ...

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