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Hamilton. Healthy & Safe Communities Department, Children's and Home Management Services Division

Therapeutic Referral for Child Care

Nicola Starr, Therapeutic Program Coordinator
Areas Served Hamilton (City of)
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
LanguageEnglish
AccessibilityFully Accessible
FeesNone
Agency Type Local Government
 
905-546-2424 ext 4872
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Address
The Lister Block
28 James St N 6th Floor
Hamilton ON L8R 2K1
On bus routes
(1) KING
(2) BARTON
(3) CANNON
(5) DELAWARE - STONEY CREEK
(10) B-LINE
(7) LOCKE
(8) YORK
(9) ROCK GARDENS
(4) BAYFRONT
(21) UPPER KENILWORTH
(22) UPPER OTTAWA
(23) UPPER GAGE
(24) UPPER SHERMAN
(25) UPPER WENTWORTH
(26) UPPER WELLINGTON
(27) UPPER JAMES
(33) SANATORIUM
(34) UPPER PARADISE
(51) UNIVERSITY

Assists families who are eligible for a child care placement when a child is deemed at-risk by a professional. Most referrals end when child is eligible to attend kindergarten.

Eligibility

Families with a child that is deemed at-risk

Application

Referral from a professional is required. Professionals include: Family Physician * Pediatrician * Specialist * Public Health Nurse * Resource Teacher * Developmental Pediatrician * Children’s Aid Society Caseworker and a Speech and Language Pathologists