The Cochrane Temiskaming Children’s Treatment Centre was established in 1979 as a non-profit organization with charitable status and has grown from a starting staff of 3 to now 30 employees.
Our vision is one where “children and youth of all abilities will access opportunities, develop their potential and participate in their community”.
Cochrane Temiskaming Children’s Treatment Centre
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We are a proud member of Empower Kids Ontario. Empowered Kids Ontario (EKO) represents Ontario’s publicly-funded child development and rehabilitation sector. With the united voice of our members, we promote evidence-based investments, policies and programs enabling smart, innovative approaches and service delivery so kids with special needs and their families live their best lives. To learn more about EKO and other Children’s Treatment Centres, please visit empoweredkidsontario.ca.
We are funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) and are excited to be part of the Ontario Special Needs Strategy. The vision of this transformative initiative is “an Ontario where children and youth with special needs get the timely and effective services they need to participate fully at home, at school, in the community, and as they prepare to achieve their goals for adulthood”. To learn more about MCCSS and the Ontario Special Needs Strategy, please visit mcss.gov.on.ca.
We are a proud members of the two Best Start networks in our catchment area and believe in this provincial initiative that helps children get the best possible start in life. Best Start programs are administered by District Social Services Administrative Boards. To learn more about Timiskaming District Best Start, please visit www.timiskamingbeststart.ca To learn more about Cochrane District Best Start, please visit www.cdssab.on.ca
Kiwanis Club of Timmins:
We are extremely appreciative of the generous support of the Kiwanis of Timmins over the years. They are the pillars that helped build the accessible playground that so many people in the community enjoy and use. The Kiwanis Club of Timmins continue to support our programs by helping us purchase specialize equipment and by sponsoring the Kiwanis Kids in Motion social youth group. To learn more about Kiwanis Club of Timmins, please visit www.timminskiwanis.org.
Good Life Kids Grant Program:
We are grateful recipients of a GoodLife Kids Foundation grant of $5,000. This one-time funding will be used for a Badminton and Bocce Ball Skill Development program that runs until December 14. To learn more about Good Life Kids Foundation, please visit www.goodlifekids.com.
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation:
We are excited to receive a grant from the Northern Ontario Internship Program which supports recent graduates who are interested in launching and building their careers in Northern Ontario. This grant allows us to hire a Therapeutic Recreation graduate for one year who will work in our regular Therapeutic Recreation services and develop a new recreational program for children and youth with seizure disorders and brain injuries. To learn more about Northern Ontario Internship Program, please visit www.nohfc.ca