A website developed by The Hospital for Sick Children to provide online evidence-based, trustworthy, and current kids health resources.
Autism Ontario is the leading source of information and referral on autism. They are dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact.
Bloorview Kids Rehab provides specialized programs and clinical care for children and youth with rehabilitative and complex care needs to enable them to participate in life to the fullest. They are Canada’s leading pediatric rehabilitation teaching hospital, dedicated to being at the forefront of clinical care, research and education.
Founded in 1958, CACL is a national federation of over 40,000 individual members, 400 local associations, and 13 Provincial/Territorial Associations for Community Living. CACL is a national member of Inclusion International, the international federation of associations working to advance the inclusion and human rights of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to improving the lives of people with mental illness and their families, and to the promotion of mental health for all Ontarians.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world’s leading research centers in the area of addiction and mental health.
Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) works to improve the mental health and well-being of children and youth and their families.
Common Ground Co-op is a non-profit charitable co-operative that supports the establishment and long term success of self-employment initiatives for people with developmental disabilities in the form of business partnerships. The business partnerships are owned and operated by adults with developmental disabilities. The Coffee Shed at Surrey Place is one of four successful social purpose enterprises with a double bottom line: financial and social supported by Common Ground. The Coffee Shed offers catering and is a snack bar/kiosk which offers a variety of choices which include, baked goods and sandwiches, complemented by an assortment of beverages, snack foods and wonderful organic, fair trade coffee and tea.
Services for Children with Special Needs City of Toronto Child Services is dedicated to ensuring the inclusion of every child who needs extra support. Toronto Children’s Services, with its community partners, provides enhanced services to children, their families, staff and providers in licensed child care programs.
ConnectABILITY is a virtual community dedicated to lifelong learning and support for people who have an intellectual disability, their families and support networks.
The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto is a charitable, non-profit organization created to provide a social and information network for parents, dispelling myths and promoting a positive and accurate image of persons with Down syndrome, while ensuring the availability of appropriate, quality services for all persons with Down syndrome.
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a health-care community dedicated to improving the health of children. Their mission is to provide the best in family-centred, compassionate care, to lead in scientific and clinical advancement, and to prepare the next generation of leaders in child health.
The Ministry of Children and Youth Services was created in 2003 to make it easier for families to find the services to give kids the best start in life, make it easier for families to access the services they need at all stages of a child’s development, and help youth become productive adults. Across Ontario, through regional and local offices, the ministry is developing a seamless, integrated system of services to better serve children, youth and their families.
The goal of the Ministry of Community and Social Services is to build thriving and inclusive communities sustained by the economic and civic contributions of all Ontarians. The ministry’s mission is to build resilience and remove obstacles that impede opportunity and participation in community life.
The Ministry of Education and the Minister of Training, is responsible for the administration of laws relating to education and skills training.
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care provides overall direction and leadership, focusing on planning, and on guiding resources to bring value to the health care system
The Oasis Addiction Recovery Society is a movement to help recovering alcoholics and drug-addicts to become a healthy part of society. In 1992, the Oasis Movement was formed by a group of recovering individuals, as a place for people in recovery to find support in the 12-step community, and socialize in a safe and supportive environment.
The Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs provides resources and professional competencies to provide quality supports and services to people with special needs.
The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities supports professionals and students in the field of developmental disabilities through the promotion of the highest standards of research, education and practice.
Toronto Respiteservices.com consists of agencies funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services who are collaborating to develop a more dynamic respite network for both children and adults in Toronto.
St. Michael’s Hospital is a Catholic academic health care provider, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and committed to innovative patient care, teaching and research. Established in 1892 by the Sisters of St. Joseph to care for the sick and poor, St. Michael’s Hospital remains dedicated to treating all with respect, compassion and dignity.
The Toronto Preschool Speech and Language Services provides identification and intervention services responsive to cultural and linguistic diversity, in partnership with community agencies, to enable all preschool children in Toronto to reach their highest communication potential.