Catulpa Community Support Services

Site: Barrie Office

Service: Service Planning Coordination

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
Helps families link to services
  • Coordinator meets with families to help them access appropriate community resources and identify their goals for their child through development of an Individual Family Service Plan (ISP)
  • helps parents and children 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
An option for families with:
  • a child with multiple and/or complex special needs who is experiencing multiple challenges and requires several specialized services from different sectors (e.g. health, school, rehabilitation, community)
  • a child with special needs who has ongoing severe physical and intellectual impairment needs that require the use of technology
  • parents who are overwhelmed with multiple providers and various goals and suggestions
  • high levels of stress that make it difficult to coordinate services on their own
Service Details
Hours COVID-19 Response
Offices are closed to in-person service at this time, call or email for service.

Regular Hours
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children and Youth with multiple and/or complex special needs experiencing multiple challenges and requiring several specialized services from different sectors.
Application Self Referral or family, or professional support person working with the family (with consent). Referral to the service is through Children’s Treatment Network, with Service Planning Coordinators hosted through Catulpa Community Support Services.
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 1-866-377-0286 Children’s Treatment Network for referral and information
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Primary Executive Karen Hirstwood, Executive Director; Phone: 705-733-3227 ext 2299

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