Empower Simcoe

Site: Barrie Head Office - 39 Fraser Crt

Service: Accommodation Services - Family Home Program for Adults and Children

Office Phone 705-726-9082
Fax 705-726-6875
E-Mail inquiries@empowersimcoe.ca
Website https://empowersimcoe.ca/
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Primary Contact Michele Kapteyn, Supports and Services Manager; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 2377; Email: mkapteyn@empowersimcoe.ca
Primary Executive Claudine Cousins, Chief Executive Officer
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Program: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Description and Service
Former Name Barrie and District Association for People with Special Needs [The]. Barrie Office ; BDAPSN ; Simcoe Community Services
Description (Service) Residential option for children and adults with developmental and possibly physical disabilities who for a variety of reasons cannot or choose not to live with their families in the community 
* program is designed to enable the individual to live as an integral part of an alternative family setting 
* wherever possible, the individual's relationship with his/her natural family is encouraged and supported and regular visitation takes place 
* children attend neighbourhood schools and adults can participate in employment/volunteer/day program options according to their choosing 
* all placements are monitored and supervised by a social worker 
* the family home provider receives ongoing training, support meetings with other home providers and relief 
* program is licensed under the Child and Family Services Act and meets the standards and guidelines set forth by the Ministry of Community and Social Services
Eligibility Adults: living in Barrie and Orillia and surrounding areas with a developmental disability and /or intellectual disability * Children: living in Simcoe County with a developmental disability and/or intellectual disability
Application Children: apply with Empower Simcoe - Request for Service * Adults: apply with Developmental Services Ontario * call for more information about application process
Languages English
Fees None
Location Information
Areas Served Simcoe County
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
39 Fraser Court
Barrie, ON L4N 5J5
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Intersection Morrow Rd and Patterson Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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