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Organization: Central West Specialized Developmental Services - Oakville - Main Office  
Phone Numbers: 905-844-7864
Fax: 905-844-3545
Website: www.cwsds.ca
Address:
53 Bond St
Oakville, ON
L6K 1L8
Intersection: Kerr St and Rebecca St
Location: Oakville (Central Oakville)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Executives: James Duncan - Executive Director
905-844-7864 ext 255
Terri Britton-Kennedy - Director of Services
905-844-7864 ext 224 * tbk@cwsds.ca
Public Contacts: Lisa Cranstoun - Executive Coordinator
905-844-7864 ext 322 * lcranstoun@cwsds.ca
Service Description: Providing specialized residential services, care and support to individuals over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities, challenging behaviors and mental health issues * residential services are located in a central administration and recreation building in downtown Oakville * operates eight homes in the communities of Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga, Halton Hills and Georgetown * elected volunteer board of directors is responsible for the governance of the organization


Services for individuals with multiple developmental disabilities with a focus on complex needs
  • individuals are served by a multidisciplinary team consisting of direct care counsellors and other professionals including physiotherapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, psychologist, nutritionist, nurses, physician and psychiatrist
  • ongoing assessment, treatment and management
  • opportunities for basic life skill development, workshop activities and for some supported employment
  • a ten bed activity-based respite program for children and adults with complex needs
  • managing Halton Support Services

Dual Diagnosis Service
  • provides consultation, comprehensive assessment, treatment planning, interpretation, on site support and follow up, mentoring and education/training

Short Term Assessment and Treatment Environment (STATE)
  • for those with a dual diagnosis - assesses the individual and develops a treatment plan that will assist in integrating the individual back into their community

Central West Region Passport Initiative
  • administers program for adults with a developmental disability who have completed school and are seeking community participation supports

Central West Community Network of Specialized Care
  • working with community partners to develop, coordinate and streamline access to resources

Fees: None
Application: Call the office or email hr@cwsds.ca
Eligibility / Target Population: For residential - not applicable;
For respite: age five years and up * otherwise services for adults 18 years and older with developmental disabilities
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French programs, publications, and website * French interpretation available upon request
Area Served:
Dufferin County, Halton Region, Peel Region, and Wellington  
See Also: Employment Assistance for People with Disabilities
Housing and Residential Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Housing and Residential Care for People with Mental Illness
Life Skills for People with Disabilities
Mental Health for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Respite Care for Adults
Respite Care for Children
Supportive Housing

This information was last completely updated on May 28, 2018

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