• Dec. 21, 2016

    Niagara Corvette Club Helps Families Requiring Home and Vehicle Mods

    Niagara Corvette Club continued their long-time support of Niagara Children's Centre with a donation to the Home and Vehicle Modification Program in December.  Over the past 43 years, the Club has donated over $400,000 to support the Centre. In recent years, they have focused on helping families to make their homes and vehicles accessible for their children. You can learn more about the program here!  Thank you Niagara Corvette Club, for continuing to change and improve the lives of the families and children we serve!         
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  • Dec. 15, 2016

    Ontario Trillium Foundation Seed Grant Funds Launch of Niagara Children’s Centre Family Partnership Program

      On Wednesday, Niagara Children’s Centre held the the official launch of its Family Partnership Program, an initiative funded through a $47,000 Seed Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) made in late 2015.  Claude Dallaire, an OTF volunteer, was on hand for the launch and to congratulate the organization in the work done since receiving the grant and to hear more about what’s to come in future. “Niagara Children’s Centre plays a vital role in our community and provides invaluable care to families in need. The newly launched Family Partnership Program will allow families to be more involved in…
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  • Dec. 13, 2016

    Niagara Children’s Centre Contributes to Professional Learning

      Niagara Children’s Centre staff were busy in November, helping to educate their peers in their areas of expertise.  From November 6-8 staff attended the Ontario Association of Children’s Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) annual conference in Toronto, and had the opportunity to participate in several ways.  The conference is an annual meeting place devoted to the field of childhood disability and pediatric rehabilitation, and this year’s theme was “Connecting – People, Purpose & Passion.” Dorothy Harvey, Niagara Children’s Centre’s Manager of Rehabilitation Services co-chaired the conference planning committee and also presented as a panellist at a session entitled “ Moving from…
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  • Nov. 29, 2016

    $10,000 Matching Gift From Henderson’s Pharmacy to Launch Holiday Campaign at Niagara Children’s Centre!

      The holidays are a meaningful time of year; a time for family and a time for reflection. For many of our families, the best holiday gifts are the moments and milestones they experienced this past year; the long awaited child's first steps, first words, or even the gift of hearing for the first time thanks to a cochlear implant. Tuesday, November 29 is recognized as Giving Tuesday, the official launch of the holiday giving season, following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Today, Niagara Children’s Centre is proud to launch “The Best Gifts Aren’t Always Under the Tree” Holiday Giving…
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  • Nov. 21, 2016

    Meridian Credit Union Invests $30,000 To Launch Community Outreach Partnership

    Niagara Children’s Centre is proud to announce Meridian Credit Union as the Centre’s Community Outreach Partner for 2016-2018. The $30,000 investment over two years will focus on matching Centre children with opportunities for recreation and leisure activities within their home communities, and encouraging them to explore new activities. The goal of the partnership is to encourage Centre clients to be more active, and build skills while promoting inclusivity and fostering volunteerism. The partnership has three core elements:  matching clients to community based programs, increasing community capacity and education to support children with delays and disabilities, and introducing clients to new…
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