As a precautionary measure against the spread of Covid-19, the Cochrane Temiskaming Children’s Treatment Centre  has made the difficult decision to suspend face-to-face client visits and activities  in Centre, in homes and in community until further notice.

All CT CTC offices will be closed to clients, families and the public effective 4:30 pm March 18 until further notice.

During this closure, we are monitoring calls remotely.  If you require assistance, please call us at 1-800-575-3210 or 705-264-4700 and leave a message. If your message is for a specific person, you may leave a message at their phone extension.  If you have questions or want to make are referral for service, please send an email to

Our priority is the health and well-being of the children, youth and families we service.

We appreciate your patience and support as we work though this challenging event.

Thank you and take care,

Marie Ruleau
Executive Director



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




Family-centered Care


Supporting & Implementing Standards of Best Practice


Promoting Best Outcomes for Children


We are hiring!

The Cochrane Temiskaming Children’s Treatment Centre is accepting applications for 2 (TWO) Permanent Full-Time PHYSIOTHERAPISTS and is accepting applications for a Permanent Full-Time OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST and one Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Worker

Need a referral? Download the form or complete it online.



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


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 

Best Start:

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 To learn more about   Cochrane District Best Start, please visit


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

 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

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