Description (Service) Family Resource Services works in partnership with families who have a child (school aged to 18 years old) with a developmental disability (IQ below 70) and/or a physical disability 
Family Resource Worker (FRW) develops: 
* plans with the family to identify the strengths and needs of the child/youth 
* assists in obtaining the necessary and available supports for family and their child based upon the family's goals 
* helps with transitions such as school or adult services 
* provides information regarding alternative funding sources applications 
* assists with information regarding school related issues 
* assists family and child’s community advocacy outreach by providing information services, education and consultation with other program and service providers 
Services provided through offices in Alliston, Collingwood, Midland and Orillia * All referrals must include a confirmation of diagnosis from a medical professional.
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response
Due to COVID-19 situation, the following changes have been made:
* Catulpa CSS employees will work remotely from locations outside of regular office sites
* Face-to-face meetings are curtailed and will be completed by telephone or virtual meeting
* Some CAPC programs are running virtually, contact your local Site Coordinator as listed below and someone from the team will return your call
-Barrie/ Innisfil area– 705-733-3227 x 2160
-Bradford/ Alliston area – 905-775-1498 x 2032
-Collingwood/ Wasaga area – 705-445-9770 x 5230
-Midland area – 705-526-2151 x 2095
-Orillia area – 705-326-6502 x 3103

* APSW Resource Days are cancelled until further notice, contact Jennifer Ross at 705-733-3227 x 2232 for information
*Ontario Autism Program Resource Days are cancelled until further notice, contact Melissa McMullen at 705-326-6502 x 3296 for information
* Catulpa Community Support Services remains open and all other services and programs remain in effect in a modified manner

Families in Alliston, Collingwood, Midland, Orillia and surrounding areas can access Family Resource Services through the local office or through the main office 705-733-3227 Ext 2335 Families in Barrie, Innisfil and Bradford areas can access these services through Simcoe Community Services, Family Services Program at 705-726-9082
Hours COVID-19 Response
Offices are closed to in-person service at this time, call or email for service

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, evening appointments available
Areas Served Adjala-Tosorontio ; Alliston ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Essa ; Midland ; New Tecumseth ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Penetanguishene ; Ramara ; Severn ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny ; Wasaga Beach
Boundaries Area served in South Simcoe County is west of County Rd 27
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children, Youth, School aged, with developmental and/or physical disability
Application Referral - Self, Referral - Family, Referral - Professional
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; French - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; French Language Services made available
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Alliston
Address & Map
South Simcoe One Roof
129 Yonge St
Alliston, ON L9R 0E9
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Intersection Young St and Industrial Pkwy
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Intake & Information 705-733-3227 ext 2335
Toll Free Phone 1-877-803-3227 ext 2335
After Hours Phone Automated Voice Message
Fax 705-435-4070
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Primary Contact Program Assistant for Children's Services; Email:
Primary Executive Karen Hirstwood, Executive Director; Phone: 705-733-3227 ext 2299

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