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Community Behavioural Services

Therapists work closely with parents and teachers (where applicable) under the clinical supervision of a psychologist to assess problem areas and design a behavioural support plan/consultation report. The therapist visits the home or day program weekly to work with the person and teach families and teachers to carry out the program. Small group sessions are occasionally arranged for clients and families with similar needs. Consultations with the referral source and other agencies are provided on request.

Eligibility: People aged two and up with a developmental disability, who live with their families or another caregiver in the community. Children whose parents or guardians have a developmental disability or who are at risk of a developmental disability or behaviour problems are also eligible.

Area served: Frontenac County

Referrals: Accepted from the client, parents, physicians, teachers, and other professionals and agencies. The family and client must be notified before a referral is made. All referrals are made through Ongwanada's Intake Coordinator.

Waiting period: Variable. Referrals are prioritized and individuals with the greatest need are supported as soon as possible. For situations that are not urgent there can be a wait of up to one year.

If you are looking for services for a child, please contact Ongwanada's Social Work Department at 613.548.4417 ext. 3311.

If you are looking for services for an adult (18 years or older), please contact Developmental Services Ontario by clicking here for contact information



Location: Sunny Side Treatment Home
Dates of Vacancy: June 5, 2017
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
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Dates of Vacancy: June 5, 2017
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
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Location: Ongwanada Resource Centre
Dates of Vacancy: May 29, 2017
Closing Date: May 4, 2017
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Date of Vacancy: June 12, 2017
Closing Date: May 4, 2017
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Paint Night: Fundraiser for United Way KFL&A
Join us for an evening of merriment while creating your own personal masterpiece!

WHEN: Thursday, April 27, 2017
TIME: 7 p.m.  9 p.m.
Light refreshment at 6:30
WHY: Because the United Way needs our help!
HOW: Register at https://www.paintnite.com/events/_1170797

Included in the price:
" All supplies: Paint, brushes, a 16x20 canvas and a funky Paint Nite apron to wear (a nifty little fashion statement)!
" Delectable treats prior to starting
" Door Prizes

The proceeds of this fundraiser will go to the United Way KFL&A who help people and organizations in our community. In 2015 that was 75,000 people, 40 agencies, and 57 programs.

We need at least 35 people signed up two weeks in advance to proceed with the event and we are open to the public so bring family and friends!

Register by April 7, 2017 for a chance to win our Early Bird draw.

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Winter 2017 Horizon
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Ongwanada earns Accreditation with Exemplary Standing
Ongwanada is proud to announce that after Accreditation Canada's surveyors were on-site in December, they reported that our organization met Exemplary status. Thank you to everyone who was involved in the process.

Click below to see the Accreditation Report.

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Host Family Opportunity for 64-year old gentleman
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2016-2017 Operating Plan
Document detailing progress toward Building Capacity & Moving Forward with a Person-Centred Approach.

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