The Community Network of Specialized Care – Ontario (CNSC-O) developed a set of Consensus Guidelines to help families, caregivers and agencies in the daily care, support and treatment of adults with both a developmental disability and challenging behaviours. The guidelines are a result of collaboration with people and organizations across Ontario. They are evidence-based and [...]
The Ministry of Child and Youth Services (MCYS) announced the new Ontario Autism Program in March 2016. The Program will make it easier for families to access services for their children by reducing wait times and providing more flexible services at a level of intensity that meets each child’s individual needs. It will also increase [...]
In 2015, Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca began the process of creating a new Strategic Plan to inform the direction of the organization over the next three years. Hands engaged in an intensive process to create a Strategic Plan that will guide us in providing client-centered services in collaboration with our community partners. We are pleased to share this [...]
The Mobile Crisis service at Hands will now have a crisis worker available until 8:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday). Crisis hours will continue to be available every Friday until 5:30 p.m. Please call Hands at 705-476-2293 for direction on how to get in touch with a crisis worker.
The North Bay Walk-In Counseling Clinic remains open through the summer months. The clinic is open every Tuesday at 222 Main Street East in North Bay. Summer hours are Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with the last appointment at 4:30 p.m.