Central West Specialized Developmental Services

Record Details
Social Media Website Website: www.cwsds.ca/
Social Media Website
Description & Services
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 
Services and Programs:  
Halton Support Services  
Respite Services
Hours Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Wellington
Eligibility For residential - not applicable; 
For respite: age five years and up * otherwise services for adults 18 years and older with developmental disabilities
Application Call the office or email hr@cwsds.ca
Fees None
Languages English ; French ; French programs, publications, and website * French interpretation available upon request
Contact Information
Address & Map
53 Bond Street
Oakville, ON L6K 1L8
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Intersection Kerr St and Rebecca St
Accessibility Wheelchair Accessible
Office Phone 905-844-7864
Fax 905-844-3545
Website www.cwsds.ca
Primary Contact Lisa Cranstoun, Executive Coordinator; Phone: 905-844-7864 ext 322; Email: lcranstoun@cwsds.ca
Primary Executive James Duncan, Executive Director; Phone: 905-844-7864 ext 255
Alternate Executive Terri Britton-Kennedy, Director of Services; Phone: 905-844-7864 ext 224; Email: tbk@cwsds.ca
Other Details
Funding Provincial
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Autism ; Developmental disabilities ; Dual diagnosis disabilities ; Residential care ; Respite care

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