Parents and professionals are welcome to connect with the services and support available across CTN by calling ACCESS at 1-866-377-0286 and connecting with a service navigator.
CTN provides service navigation and referrals to various programs and services throughout Simcoe County and York Region. If you or a family you work with needs to access any of CTN’s services, all you need to do is make the referral and we will do the rest. Most programs have eligibility requirements. Some may require assessments and/or referrals from physicians or
other service providers.
Our service navigators also lay the groundwork for coordinated care planning. They discuss your child’s needs, open a shared electronic record and get your consent for the physicians and professionals who work with your family to share information so they can take a team approach to your child’s care.Our service navigators will be able to work with you to determine the supports your child/youth and family would benefit from. They can also guide you through the referral process for both CTN services and services delivered through other agencies.
CTN recognizes the diversity of the communities we serve. Service navigation is available in French. We can also arrange for interpretation in other languages to assist families who do not speak English or French.
If you're a physician and think a family you work with needs to access our therapy, assessment or speciality services please complete the Physician Referral form.
Other Service Providers
For other service providers (therapists, early interventionists, resource teachers, etc.) CTN categorizes referrals in two ways:
1. Request for Local Team Services- English (Click here for French Version). Use this form to refer to:
Call us at 1-866-377-0286
Our service navigators are available to help service providers as well as families.
CTN recognizes the diversity of the communities we serve. Service navigation can be provided in French and we are happy to arrange for a translator for other languages.
To discuss consent to share information with clients and families please review the Consent and Privacy Guide with the family and complete the Consent for Information Sharing and Collection of Personal Information form. This will facilitate the sharing of information and the use of the shared record across all providers working with the child, youth and family
All completed forms can be faxed to CTN ACCESS at 705-792-2775.
Kinark- Caregivers Converse Support Group - "Advice to my Younger Self"
Research has shown that caregivers of children with autism experience challenges that can lead to stress and isolation. Finding the time to care for your own physical and mental well being, meet others, and speak about your experiences can be challenging. Facilitated by our social worker, our caregiver support group aims to empower caregivers of children with autism by creating a safe space where you can share your experiences, as well as gain understanding and support from other caregivers with similar experiences.
Kinark- Caregivers Converse Support Group - "Making Time for Me! (Ages 11 – 15)"
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