Useful Links

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The statements and opinions expressed therein are those of the web site owner/sponsor and do not necessarily reflect those of Empower Simcoe or its Foundation.

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Abilities – sign up for the Abilities Bulletin a free, monthly, and packed full of news and information you can use

Ability Online is an extraordinary and absolutely free Internet community.  Here, young people with disabilities and illnesses connect with all kinds of possibilities that address their needs as curious, growing citizens of the planet.

Alzheimer Society of Canada

ARCH:  A Legal Resource Centre for Persons with Disabilities

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

Autism Ontario – Simcoe County

Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle

Barrie Public Library

Canadian Association for Community Living

Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Canadian Special Olympics

Catulpa Community Support Services

Central East Region Information Centre

Child, Youth and Family Services Coalition of Simcoe County is a countywide alliance of organizations providing services to children, youth and their families in Simcoe County.

Children’s Aid Society of the County of Simcoe

Children’s Mental Health Ontario

Children’s Treatment Network of Simcoe York

City of Barrie

CLEONET – CLEONet is for community workers and advocates who work with low-income and disadvantaged communities. The information on this web site will help you help your clients understand and exercise their legal rights.

Community Action Program for Children

Community Legal Education Ontario – CLEO is a community legal clinic dedicated to providing low-income and disadvantaged people in Ontario with the legal information they need to understand and exercise their legal rights. Our materials cover many areas of law, including social assistance, tenants’ rights, immigration and refugee law, workers’ rights, family law, elder abuse and youth justice.

Community Living Ontario (CLO)

County of Simcoe

Developmental Services Ontario (DSO)

Disability – Related Policy in Canada

Disability Benefits

Exceptional Parent Magazine (Resources for Special Needs)

Early Childhood Research and Practice

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Ontario

Information Barrie

Integration Action Group

Jennifer Ashleigh Children’s Charity

Mackenzie Health

Ministry of Children and Youth Services

Ministry of Community and Social Services

Ministry of Education

OEYC Literacy Specialist

OEYC Simcoe North – Francophone Information

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS)

Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (The) (OADD)

Ontario Disability Support Program

Ontario Rett Syndrome Association

Ontario Tenants Rights – nonprofit site provides information about tenants’ legal rights, discrimination, finding affordable housing, apartment security, energy conservation and even local social services.

Ontario Trillium Foundation

People First of Canada/Canadian Association for Community Living Joint Task Force on Deinstitutionalization

Respite Services

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH)

Safeguards: Children’s Services Training

Service Canada – Access to services and information for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians

“Special Needs” Planning Group (The) (assists parents of people with disabilities in planning for the future)

Special Services At Home

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Triple P Ontario – Positive Parenting Program

United Way Simcoe Muskoka

Zero to Three-National Centre for Infants, Toddlers and Families