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Archive for August, 2014

Parry Sound Office Temporarily Relocated to 60 James St.

Posted on: August 26th, 2014

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is undertaking a renovation to expand our Parry Sound site located at 2 May Street.

To continue providing quality services, as of August 26th Hands’ Parry Sound office will be temporarily relocated to 60 James Street, Suite 201. We will be closed on August 26th while we move and open again for families on August 27th at the new location.

The renovation is expected to last a minimum of 8 months. During this time, Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca’s phone numbers and hours of operation will remain the same. Thank you for your continued support and understanding as we progress through this exciting project. We look forward to sharing our newly improved space with you in the near future!

Phone Number: 705-746-4293  or 1-800-668-8555


New location: 60 James St, Parry Sound

Parry Sound office hours: Mon, Wed – Fri: 8:30am – 4:30pm, Tues: 8:30am – 7:30pm

Service, Support and Success: The Direct Support Worker Newsletter

Posted on: August 11th, 2014

“Service, Support and Success: The Direct Support Worker Newsletter” is a monthly article dedicated to providing practical information and helpful tips for those who work directly with people with a developmental disability. You can subscribe to the monthly newsletter, or view a full archive all issues of the Direct Support Workers Newsletter here.

The newsletter is co-edited by Dave Hingsburger of Vita Community Living Services, and Angie Nethercott from the North Network of Specialized Care and Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca.

Past topics have included: Holiday Tips, Mindfulness, Providing Care to Women with Disabilities, Medication, Dress Code, etc.

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