Record #: BAR1922
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 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
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. All referrals must include a confirmation of diagnosis from a medical professional

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 Response
Offices are closed to in-person service at this time, call or email for service

Regular Hours
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 ; French - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; French Language Services made available
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Orillia Common Roof
169 Front St S
Orillia, ON L3V 4S8
Intersection Front St S and Queen St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone Intake & Information 705-733-3227 ext 2335
Fax 705-327-5627
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LinkedIn LinkedIn:
Primary Contact Whitney Moore, Program Assistant, Children's Services; Phone: 705-733-3227 ext 2335; Email:
Primary Executive Karen Hirstwood, Executive Director; Phone: 705-733-3227 ext 2299

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