Related Specialized Services

Home Visiting Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Sir James Whitney School
350 Dundas Street West BELLEVILLE, ON K8P 1B2
PHONE: (613) 967-2823 FAX: (613) 967-4644
E-mail: jean.knowles@ontario.ca
Contact: Jean Knowles, Preschool Coordinator

Sponsoring Agencies:
The Ministry of Education and Training
Population Served: Families of preschool children who are deaf or are hard of hearing from diagnosis to school age

Home Visiting Program The Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf
255 Ontario St. South MILTON, ON L9T 2M5
PHONE: (905) 878-2851 (VOICE) Ext. 208 FAX: (905) 878-0504
E-mail: marg.butty@ontario.ca
Contact: Marg Butty, Preschool Coordinator

Sponsoring Agency:
The Ministry of Education and Training
The Parent Guidance Program Special Education-Hearing
43 Millwood Road, Room 303 TORONTO, ON M4S 1J6
PHONE: (416) 393-0640 FAX: (416) 393-1046
Contact: Wendy Sheppard, Central Itinerant

Sponsoring Agencies:
Toronto District School Board
Special Education Services
Area: Toronto District
Population Served: Children who are deaf and hard of hearing from diagnosis to school entry (public school supporters)

Infant Preschool Home Visiting Program Resource Services Department
Robarts School for the Deaf
1090 Highbury Avenue LONDON, ON N5Y 4V9
PHONE: (519) 453-4400 FAX: (519) 453-3044
Coordinator: Theresa Hugill
E-mail: theresa.hugill@on.ca
Contact: Paul Bartu, Acting Principal, Resource Services Department Ext.1230
Marie Brochu, Secretary, Resource Services Department Ext. 1220

Sponsoring Agencies:
The Ministry of Education and Training
Area: South Western Ontario
Includes: The counties of Grey, Bruce, Huron, Perth, Oxford, Middlesex, Elgin, Lambton, Kent, Essex, Kenora, Thunder Bay, Rainy River, Patricia Region
Population Served: Families and parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing from birth to school-age.

Parent Infant Program Special Programs – Deaf and Hard of Hearing
St. Raymond School
270 Barton Avenue TORONTO, ON M6G 1R4
PHONE: (416) 393-5098 FAX: (416) 393-5823 TDD: (416) 397-6358
Contact: Sandra Torresin, Parent Infant Teacher
E-mail: sandra.torresin@tcdsb.org
Co-ordinator: Sara Dinallo
E-mail: sara.dinallo@tcdsb.org

Sponsoring Agencies:
Toronto Catholic District School Board
Area: Toronto
Population Served: Infants and children who are deaf or are hard of hearing, and their families, from diagnosis to school entry

The Early Intervention Program (CNIB)
1929 Bayview Avenue TORONTO, ON M4G 3E8
PHONE: (416) 486-2500 – Ext. 7616 FAX: (416) 480-7028
Central Contact: Office of Beverley Ginon Ext.7616 who will direct you to the service nearest you

Sponsoring Agencies:
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
Area: Ontario Division
Population Served: Families and their children up to 6 years who are blind or visually impaired

Family Support Network
1645 Sheppard Avenue West TORONTO, ON M3M 2X4
PHONE: (416) 633-0515 FAX: (416) 633-7141
E-mail: bpowell@hincksdellcrest.org
E-mail: rfine@hincksdellcrest.org
Contact: Barbara Powell/Rochelle Fine

Sponsoring Agency:
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre/Community Prevention
Program Area: North York West of Bathurst
Population Served: Isolated families and/or children (0 to 7 years) with or at risk of, developmental delas, and/or parents requesting parenting support.

The Birth to Six Team
1645 Sheppard Avenue West TORONTO, ON M3M 2X4
PHONE: (416) 633-0515 FAX: (416) 633-7141
Contact: Intake Co-ordinator – Ext. 133

Sponsoring Agencies:
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre/Community Treatment Services
Area:North York west of Bathurst
Population Served: Isolated families and/or children (0-7 years) with, or at risk of, developmental delays, and/por parents requesting parenting support

The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
440 Jarvis Street TORONTO, ON M4Y 2H4
PHONE: (416) 924-1164 FAX: (416) 924-8208
Contact Person: Iris Castillo, Intake Worker Ext. 3250

Sponsoring Agencies:
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
Area: The former City of Toronto
Population Served: Children, 0-5 years of age, and their families who are experiencing identified behavioural socio-emotional and/or relationship problems

Growing Together
260 Wellesley Street East, Suite #103/104 TORONTO, ON M4X 1G6
PHONE: (416) 921-8716 FAX: (416) 923-2487
Contact: Rochelle Fine, Manager Ext. 247

Sponsoring Agency:
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
Area: St. Jamestown and Cabbagetown areas of Toronto
Population Served: Children, under the age of 6 years, and their families are provided with free health promotion and early intervention services

COTA Health
700 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 362 TORONTO, ON M6A 3B4
PHONE: (416) 785-9230 FAX: (416) 795-9358
Contact: Carey Lucki, Manager of Client Services Ext. 1103

Sponsoring Agencies:
Community Care Access Centres
Area: Toronto Central LHIN, Central LHIN, Mississauga Halton LHIN, Central West LHIN, Central East LHIN
Population Served: Families with infants and children with physical, functional, and/or sensory motor needs

Breaking the Cycle
761 Queen Street West, Suite 107 TORONTO, ON M6J 1G1
PHONE: (416) 364-7373 FAX: (416) 364-8008
Director, Early Intervention Programs: Margaret Leslie
E-mail: mleslie@mothercraft.org

Sponsoring Agency:
Mothercraft Partner
Agencies: The Hospital for Sick children- Motherisk Program, Jean Tweed Centre, Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Catholic Children’s Aid Society, Toronto Public Health, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Area: Toronto Population Served: Pregnant and/or parenting women who are struggling with substance abuse problems and related issues, and their young child (0-6 years).

Mothercraft Parent-Infant Program
860 Richmond Street West, Suite 100 TORONTO, ON M6J 1C9
PHONE: (416) 364 7373 FAX: (416) 364 8008
Director, Early Intervention Programs: Margaret Leslie
E-mail: mleslie@mothercraft.org

Sponsoring Agency:
Mothercraft
Area: Greater Toronto Area
Population Served: 1) Infants and young children who have been exposed to alcohol and/or other substances during the prenatal period, and who are at risk for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and other neurodevelopmental effects of prenatal substance exposure; and 2) Infants and young children growing up with a parent(s) who is misusing drugs and/or alcohol, and experiencing related problems that place child development at risk, including mental health problems, trauma, domestic violence, and poverty.

Prevention and Early Intervention Services
600 The East Mall, 3rd Floor ETOBICOKE, ON M9B 4B1
PHONE: (416) 622-8833 Ext. 265 FAX: (416) 695-2873
Program Manager: Anne Secord-Houston

Sponsoring Agency:
Mothercraft
Jean Tweed Centre
Children’s Aid Director: Jane Bray

Sponsoring Agency:
George Hull Centre
Area: Etobicoke
Population Served: Families with children birth to 6 years who are environmentally at risk including infant-parent relationships.

Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre
Main Office: 325 Milner Avenue, Suite 110
SCARBOROUGH, ON M1B 5N1
PHONE: (416) 321-5464 FAX: (416) 321-1510
E-mail: mailus@aislingdiscoveries.on.ca
Contact Intake: Ext. 233
Infant Child Treatment Program:
Leigh Armour Ext. 229
Area: Scarborough and East York
Population Served: Children (birth to 12 years of age) with social emotional or behavioural problems; the Infant Child Treatment Program serves children from birth to 6 years in Scarborough.

Child Development Institute
197 Euclid Avenue TORONTO, ON M6J 1J8
PHONE: (416) 603-1827 FAX: (416) 603-6655
E-mail: mail@childdevelop.ca

Sponsoring Agency:
Child Development Institute
Area: Former City of Toronto & East York (South Quadrant)
Population Served: Families and their children (0-12 years) who are at risk for, or experiencing social/emotional/behavioural/developmental problems. Some programs in Family Violence Stream serve adolescents.

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