Dufferin Child and Family Services

Site: Dufferin Child and Family Services

Service: Developmental Support Services Coordination Program

Description (Service) Program for children Under 18 Years of Age: 
* provides service coordination and support to any family or individual where the individual has been identified as having diagnosis of a developmental disability and/or autism 
* for a developmental disability this specifically means a sub-average general intellectual functioning with an IQ at or below 70 (2nd percentile or lower) or a diagnosis of Austism Spectrum Disorder 
* a family centered service which assesses, plans, coordinates and identifies the needs of the individual and the community programs, resources and supports they may be eligible to access 
* service is tailored to the individual and family circumstances 
* It is outcome focused with active participation by the family through service delivery 
Program for Adults 18 Years of Age and Over: 
* available for adults with a documented developmental disability 
* respectful of the cultural diversity of individuals and families 
* service coordinators are flexible, promote social inclusion, encourage individual choice, independence and rights 
* service coordinators assist with future planning, help navigate through the adult service system and are responsive with active participation by the adult 
* service coordinators provide linkages to services and offer a solution focused service and support with the adult/family
Service Details
Hours By appointment only: Mon, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue, Wed 8:30 am-8:30 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility To be eligible for Ministry funded adult services, individuals must apply to Developmental Services Ontario (DSO). Service Coordinators can help direct individuals through this process.
Application For assistance to access DSO Intake, call DCAFS Central Intake * visit DSO website for details: www.dsontario.ca/agencies/dsco-central-west
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Orangeville
Address & Map
655 Riddell Rd
Orangeville, ON L9W 4Z5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Central Intake 519-941-1530
Fax 519-941-1525
Website www.dcafs.on.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Jacqueline Moore, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 519-941-1530 ext 246; Email: jacqueline.moore@dcafs.on.ca

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