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Change of Evening Hours for October 31st and November 1st

Posted on: October 19th, 2017

Evening hours in North Bay and Parry Sound on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 have been rescheduled to Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 to ensure hours do not conflict with Halloween for families.

On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 the hours for Parry Sound and North Bay are as follows:

222 Main Street East, North Bay
8:30 am to 7:30 pm

2 May Street, Parry Sound
8:30 am to 7:30 pm

Hands’ Walk-In Counselling Clinic Scheduling Change – Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Posted on: October 18th, 2017

Hands’ Walk-In Counselling Clinic gives children, youth and families the opportunity to meet with a Child and Family Therapist for a free therapy session, to address a mental health concern.

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca’s weekly Walk-In Counselling Clinic will be closed on Tuesday, October 31,st, 2017 and rescheduled for Wednesday, November 1st, 2017.  The Clinic will be open on Wednesday, November 1st from noon to 7:30pm with the last walk-in at 6:00pm.

For more information call 705-476-2293.

Parent Advisory Committee

Posted on: October 13th, 2017

Are you someone who is affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder? Do you live in Northeastern Ontario? Do you have an interest in Hands’ Autism Services?

The Parent Advisory Committee is looking for interested persons to join and provide feedback on the delivery of enhanced respite funding services.

This committee meets quarterly to identify needs, barriers and successes of Hands’ Autism Services as well as oversees how respite funds are distributed across the Northeast Region.

If you are interested in joining the Parent Advisory Committee, please email your expression of interest to: [email protected]

October is Autism Awareness Month

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017

Join in the Autism Awareness Month celebrations!

Saturday, October 28, 2017

  • Happy Halloween Party – North Bay
  • A very BIG thank you to L’Ami’s Garden Centre for their generous donation of pumpkins for children with autism and their families to decorate.

Past celebrations: 

Friday, October 13, 2017 - Hands’ Autism Services and Autism Ontario Movie Night and Pizza Party – North Bay

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