• Nov. 01, 2016

    Accreditation Survey Information

      Niagara Children’s Centre is accredited under CARF International. We will be undergoing our scheduled resurvey December 8 and 9, 2016.  What is accreditation? Accreditation is a process that demonstrates a provider has met standards for the quality of its services. CARF International established these standards to guide providers in offering their services and also uses the standards to evaluate how well a provider is serving people and how it can improve.   What is a survey? As a step toward accreditation, a provider invites CARF International to send a team of professionals, called surveyors, to visit it’s site and…
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  • Oct. 19, 2016

    2nd Annual Superhero Run Builds Momentum for Niagara Children’s Centre

      Niagara’s Superheroes were out in full force on Sunday, running and walking in support of Niagara Children’s Centre!  The 1K and 5K walk/run events, geared to both kids and those 'young at heart', raised funds to support Niagara Children’s Centre’s ongoing programming which supports over 3,200 children in Niagara every year. “The Superhero Run is fast becoming a highlight of the year for our families and donors. The event raises funds and profile for our Centre, while promoting fun and family engagement.  One of the highlights was the family-friendly interactive stations along the 1K route to ensure participants of…
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  • Oct. 07, 2016

    Canadian Tire Financial Services Senior Leaders Lend a Hand at Niagara Children’s Centre for 16th Annual Leadership Day of Service!

      Despite less than perfect weather, including a bit of rain, Canadian Tire Financial Services’ (CTFS) senior leaders spent the day at Niagara Children’s Centre refreshing spaces both indoors and outdoors, as part of the organization’s 16th Annual Leadership Day of Service on September 29. They came to the Centre with nearly 100 employees providing 660 hours of work and $60,000 worth of materials and supplies. Projects included extensive landscaping, painting, building sensory tables, chalkboards and indoor and outdoor equipment storage. Volunteers also helped to clean therapy toys and stuff swag bags for the Centre’s upcoming Superhero Run.  CTFS operates…
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  • Sep. 26, 2016

    Presenting Sponsor Announced for the 2016 Superhero Run

      Dust off your capes and join us for the 2nd Annual Superhero Run in support of Niagara Children’s Centre! Superheroes across Niagara – young and old – are invited to participate in the 1K/5K fun run/walk on Sunday, October 16.  Registration opens at 11:00 a.m., 1K race kicks off at 1 p.m., followed by the 5K race at approximately 1:45 p.m. on the grounds of Brock University across the street.   The 1K route is fully accessible and includes several interactive superhero themed stations along the route. Today, the Centre has announced Grier Salter and Joseph Viola of The…
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  • Sep. 14, 2016

    Putting smiles on the faces of kids at Niagara Children’s Centre: Smilezone Foundation revitalizes spaces for children with special needs

      Niagara Children’s Centre proudly opened the doors to six newly refreshed spaces on Wednesday, thanks to the Smilezone Foundation,an independent charity committed to “putting smiles on children’s faces.” The gym, therapy pool, pool waiting areaand three change rooms all underwent some big changes, sure to put smiles on the faces of the over 3,200 kids and families who use the spaces each year.  The walls throughout all of the refreshed spaces feature murals of Bones the Niagara IceDogs mascot, exploring familiar locations across the Niagara Region. The pool area features new sensory toys and plenty of new storage, while…
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