CLH Developmental Support Services supports over 1400 people across all ages.
Infants, toddlers, and children up to the age of 12 who attend a licensed childcare programs are supported through our county wide Resource Consultation Services. We have locations across the County, including Collingwood, Alliston, Bradford, Barrie, Orillia and Midland. This service is Free of Charge and is funded by the County of Simcoe.
Adults receive support in Community Activities Program suited to their individual needs. Elements of supports range from self-care, daily living skills, centre based & community day activity and supported employment.
Supported Living Home Services are provided for 90 adults in group homes, 36 Supported Independent Living settings, 4 of which are supported in Family Home Program settings.
School aged teenagers access our summer program where both work and life skills activities are enjoyed. The numbers vary from year to year. We also provide support on an ongoing basis to a number of adolescents and their families through our Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) Program. With the addition of this program, youth and adults are supported with transitions throughout their lives.
Please click on the services and programs below to learn more.
A partnership of caring people, working together
- Care and support from childhood through all transitions to develop healthy, happy adults.
- A strong emphasis on building a solid team of volunteers who love supporting our community.
- Ongoing staff and administrative learning and growing to provide the very best services.
CLH Supported Volunteers
A strong emphasis has been placed on further developing our volunteer base. Presently, over 150 individuals volunteer for CLH, and we are proud that there are over 20 volunteer placement opportunities in our community for the people we support. Our CLH supported volunteers are in the community for the same reasons you or I are: to give back to their community and build lasting friendships.