• Apr. 25, 2013

    Radiothon 2013 - Tune in on Thursday May 2nd

    NewsTalk 610 CKTB, 105.7 EZ Rock & 97.7 HTZ-FM Broadcast Live from Niagara Children’s Centre - 567 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines 6:00 AM—6:00 PM WAYS YOU CAN DONATE Text SPECIAL to 45678 to donate $10 Make a One-Time or Reoccurring Monthly Donation Call in 289.362.3200 Drop By, Drive By or Online JOIN US FOR LUNCH M&M Meat Shops BBQ Lunch On Location @ Children’s Centre from 11:30—1:30 Avondale (Across from Brock) $1.00 from Every Sandwich & Slice of Greg’s Banana Bread Sold Jerry’s Pizza Union House (313 Merritt Street) All Proceeds from Individual Slices Sold
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  • Apr. 23, 2013

    St. Catharines Recognizes Two of Our Own

    Congratulations are very much in order to Niagara Children’s Centre Manager of School Aged Services and Clinics CHARLENE CRATT, and to JACK FOSTER, Chair of the Children’s Centre Foundation Board of Trustees.  On April 16th as Charlene and Jack were among close to 100 volunteers honoured at the City of St. Catharines 25th Annual Volunteer Recognition Night for their commitment, hard work and dedication in our community.  Jack was further recognized as the St. Catharines Volunteer of the Year. All honourees were singled out for their dedication and contribution after having been officially nominated. Charlene was honoured for her 10…
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  • Apr. 03, 2013

    Have your say in the 2013 Provincial Budget

    The Ministry of Finance is reaching out to all Ontarians to have their say in what is important to their community. There is still time to have your say, the conversation continues until April 12th. Advocate for your priorities and make sure the government doesn’t leave behind what matters most to you and your family.   Children’s Treatment Centres across the province, such as Niagara Children’s Centre, rely on provincial funding, as do other agencies and programs that provide supports and equipment for children with special needs.  We have lengthy wait lists as the demand for services is greater than our…
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  • Mar. 22, 2013

    2013 Unity Games

    A volunteer high-fives a participant at the 2013 Unity Games
    The Therapeutic Recreation service within School-Aged Services and Clinics at the Niagara Children’s Centre in partnership with Brock University, United Way, YMCA and RAFT hosted the fourth annual Unity Games on Saturday March 2nd, 2013 at Brock University. Unity Games is a day-long event that brings children & youth from across the Niagara Region together using the power of active play to teach values and life skills, such as respect, inclusion, responsibility, communication and diversity. In total 107 children and 55 volunteers participated in the event. Niagara Children’s Centre had 20 youth involved, in two groups – junior and senior.…
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  • Mar. 19, 2013

    It's Tax Time

    Family Caregiver Tax Credit Effective January 2, 2012, the Federal Government has introduced the new Family Caregiver Tax Credit. The credit is designed to provide new tax support for caregivers of dependent family members with special needs. Dependents now include spouses, common-law partners and minor children. The credit can reduce taxes payable by up to $300 on your 2012 tax returns.   Ontario Children's Activity Tax Credit If you have a child enrolled in activities, such as painting classes, soccer, hockey or music lessons, you can claim up to $526 in eligible expenses and get up to $52.60 back for…
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