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The Nottawasaga communities boast many agencies that provide support services to families and individuals. Learn more below:

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions was launched as a new integrated child and family services agency. It is the amalgamated organization of the Simcoe Children’s Aid Society and Family, Youth and Child Services of Muskoka.

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Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General

The Ministry of the Solicitor General is committed to ensuring that Ontario’s communities are supported and protected by law enforcement and public safety systems that are safe, secure, effective, efficient and accountable.

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Catulupa Community Support Services

Catulpa Community Support Services is a registered nonprofit agency, founded in 1973, and serving children, youth, adults and families with special or unique needs in The County of Simcoe, Region of York, the Four Counties and Durham.

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Borden Family Resource Centre

The Borden Family Resource Centre provides community based family services which support and enhance the quality of life of the CFB Borden community. The Borden Family Resource Centre strives to be a vibrant community centre which promotes confident, capable and resilient families. 

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Imani's Place

Imani’s Place is a project of the Imani Foundation. Imani’s place was started in 2019 by Lisa Ogbole who has lived experience of domestic violence. Imani’s place centers on the experiences of Black Women survivors who are subjected to systemic and domestic violence and are often less likely to be adequately supported. Lisa understood when she created this organization, she understood that Black women were marginalized in many shelters/transitional housing programs that lacked culturally specific support. Her vision was to create a safe space for black women to feel confident in the support they receive. Black women survivors feel the connection with Imani’s place because we understand the emotional and psychological trauma that they go through. Our staff helps them evaluate their options and make future plans. With a critical understanding of violence against Black women. Imani’s place is a unique program and one of the very few in Ontario

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CLASS (Community Living Association of South Simcoe)

The Community Living Association for South Simcoe (CLASS) supports people with a developmental disability. CLASS is a non-profit, charitable organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The agency was established in 1962 by a group of parents who wanted services in their own community for their children who had a diagnosis of a developmental disability.

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Empower Simcoe

Empower Simcoe, formerly known as Simcoe Community Services, is a charitable, non-profit organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The agency was established in 1953 by parents wishing to offer their children with intellectual disabilities an alternative to institutional placement. Presently, the agency operates a Preschool Services Division, a Community Living Division as well as Regional Housing Support Services.

Empower Simcoe develops, implements, and maintains a continuous quality improvement plan through the use of; The Child and Family Service Act, The Ministry of Community and Social Services’ Quality Assurance Measures, and Quality Measures as defined by the Council on Quality and Leadership. Focus is on the areas of Basic Assurances, Shared Values, Responsive Services, Community Life and Person Centered Excellence. This promotes quality, personalized supports for individuals and families, fostering environments of continuous quality improvement.

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Contact Information

For emergency assistance, please call 911. All non-emergency calls for service (24 hour toll free, anywhere in Ontario) should be directed to 1-888-310-1122 or 1-888-310-1133 (TTY). The Nottawasaga OPP Detachment can be reached at 705 434-1939.