Catulpa Community Support Services

Site: Barrie Office

Service: Ontario Autism Program - Family Service Coordination

Record #: BAR1783
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 04 Feb 2022


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
All Catulpa services and programs remain ongoing, although some activities have been adapted and are being provided virtually as a result of COVID-19 and related health and safety precautions. These changes will continue until further notice. If you require support, contact your worker by their regular email or phone. If you require other assistance, contact Catulpa via email at or phone at: 705-733-3227, or visit the website at:

Regular Service
Family Service Coordinator develops a family service plan based on family-centered decision making
  • families are actively engaged in the assessment, goal-setting and intervention planning process for their child
  • uses a collaborative approach to support the child’s needs at home, in the community, at school and with the child’s behaviour team
  • services are flexible and individualized and based on need and strengths
  • each child’s service plan will be determined by clinical assessment
Catulpa Community Support Services hosts the Ontario Autism Program - Family Service Coordinators within Simcoe County. Referrals are received through the Single Point of Access below. Complete Ontario Autism Program information can be found at

Ontario Autism Program provides a single point of access in each region to help ensure autism services for children and youth are delivered consistently across the province. It allows for flexibility and choice based on each child’s needs, and gives families confidence in receiving quality services.

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 Response
Offices are closed to in-person service at this time, call or email for service.
Areas Served Durham Region ; Haliburton ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children and youth with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder from a qualified professional.
Application Families of a child or youth may self-refer or be referred by a service provider (with consent) to the Single Point of Access. To refer, call 1-888-454-6275 or visit
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; French - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Common Roof
165 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ON L4M 2Y1
Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone Single Point of Access: 1-888-454-6275
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Primary Executive Karen Hirstwood, Executive Director; Phone: 705-733-3227 ext 2299

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