Simcoe Community Services is proud to be one of the presenting agencies of Together For You. This free event celebrates people who previously lived at Huronia Regional Centre, Rideau Regional Centre and Southwestern Regional Centre and their success in our community. For more information, contact Donna...

Save the date for the 24th Annual Simcoe Community Services Foundation Golf Tournament. Join us Friday June 14th at Hawk Ridge Golf & Country Club in Orillia as we once again raise funds for the Simcoe Community Services Youth in Action Program. This can include summer...

Simcoe Community Services Indigenous EarlyON Coordinator Lianne Dumais invited Chris and Melissa Walser from Little Wolf Creations to facilitate a hand drum making workshop with workers from the EarlyON, Infant Development and Housing First programs through Simcoe Community Services and E3. The drum represents the...

Simcoe Community Services CEO Claudine Cousins hosted Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley Executive Director Chris Grayson and Community Living Ontario CEO Chris Beesley in Barrie on January 28th to discuss Housing solutions for the developmental services sector. Grayson shared with the Senior Leadership Team at Simcoe...

Delta Bingo and Gaming Barrie Manager Andrew Hamilton (far right) presents Simcoe Community Services Foundation Donor Coordinator Doug Cleverley, and volunteers Kevin DesRoches and Kevin Mueller with funds raised through charitable gaming in 2018. These funds will help us with the purchase of specialized accessibility...

Simcoe Community Services CEO Claudine Cousins was pleased to participate in an Ontario 2019 budget discussion with The Honourable Victor Fedeli, Minister of Finance, along with Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MPP Doug Downey, Simcoe-North MPP Jill Dunlop and Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin. Simcoe Community Services is dedicated to advocating...

World-Renowned Autism Activist, best-selling author, animal welfare and behavior expert Dr. Temple Grandin is coming to Casino Rama on February 6th. Mary Temple Grandin is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson. She is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to...

It’s a Simcoe Community Services pizza party! Join us Wednesday January 23rd from 5-8pm at Boston Pizza, North Barrie Crossing, 447 Cundles Road East, Barrie for Simcoe Community Services’ Celebrity Server Night. Enjoy hot, delicious Boston Pizza meals served by Simcoe Community Services CEO Claudine Cousins,...

Simcoe Community Services Youth Program Leader Sonia Lauzon and Orillia Youth representative Lorelei (first and second from the left), recently participated in Youth Retreat Panel Presentations with the Georgian College Therapeutic Recreation Program. Therapeutic Rec. students presented their ideas for workshops and retreat logistics, while the...

December 5th, Simcoe Community Services and The Children’s Treatment Network is pleased to host Cheryl Wiles Pooran, a disability and employment lawyer from PooranLaw who will deliver an in-person information and training session for people and families engaging workers for support. We will be offering...

Here at Simcoe Community Services, we believe everyone has a light shining inside them, ready to share with the world. From #GivingTuesday  to December 31st, we invite you to include the people we support in your end-of-the-year gift-giving plans. With the hashtag #LightSparkSCS  let’s see...

Simcoe County Preschool Focus Group Fall 2018 Are you the parent or caregiver of a child under the age of 6 with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder? We want to hear from you! We are looking for people to join us for our ‘Preschool Focus Group.’...

Gloria Millar recently presented Jordan Downing with the 2018 Simcoe Community Services Brett Millar Memorial Award, honouring the Barrie Integrated Baseball Association's Most Sportsmanlike Player of the year. Jordan is also a champion of inclusion as a volunteer member of the Simcoe Community Services Self-Advocates...

Please join us in congratulating Simcoe Community Services Preschool Manager Michele Kapteyn (pictured right) for being recognized by the County of Simcoe as part of Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day. Simcoe Community Services Early Literacy Specialist Judy Hubert of our EarlyON Child...

Simcoe Community Services EarlyON Child and Family Centres are participating in a research study with the University of Toronto which is examining the use of the Early Years Check-In tool in selected Early Childhood settings across Ontario. What Is It? The EYCI is a tool which supports parents...

There are still some tickets available for the 2nd Annual Simcoe Community Services Blossom Where You Are Planted Conference on October 26th. Presented by the Simcoe Community Services Grandparent System Support Program, this conference will feature everything for parents, grandparents, caregivers, educators and social service...

On October 3rd, The 2017-18 Gift of the Heart Awards were handed out at the Simcoe Community Services Annual General Meeting at Lion’s Gate Banquet Hall. For selflessly giving of their time and energy to improve the quality of life for people with an intellectual...

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