News & Past Events

  • Feb. 24, 2017

    Algoma-Rotary Golf Tournament Continues Support of Niagara Children's Centre

      Thank you to the Rotary Club of St. Catharines and Algoma Central Corporation for their continued support of the Centre through the Algoma-Rotary Golf Tournament. This year we were pleased to receive a donation of $25,000 from the tournament proceeds of 2016. Niagara Children’s Centre has received support from the Algoma-Rotary Golf Tournament since 2004!  In fact, Niagara Children’s Centre has received an incredible cumulative total of $392,000 from the tournament proceeds over the years. Oksana Fisher, Centre CEO says, ““The strong partnership between Algoma Central Corporation, The Rotary Club of St. Catharines and Niagara Children’s Centre continues to…
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  • Feb. 23, 2017

    Niagara Children’s Centre Receives Exceptional Accreditation Results

      Niagara Children’s Centre has been recognized for excellence, in receiving a three-year accreditation award- the highest award possible.  The accreditation survey was conducted by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International in December and the award is the second three-year award for the Centre, building on the previous one completed in January 2014.   This accreditation is official recognition that the Centre is practicing according to internationally recognized service standards and best practices.  Accreditation from CARF International demonstrates the Centre’s commitment to family centred care and providing the best possible service and outcomes to our clients.  In…
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  • Feb. 16, 2017

    Niagara Children's Centre Launches 2017-2021 Strategic Plan

      Over the course of 2016, Niagara Children’s Centre undertook a strategic planning process to update the Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Priorities of our organization. We received feedback from the people who know the Centre best, analyzed our complex external and internal environments and built a framework to lead us through the next four years.  During the stakeholder engagement process, through interviews, surveys and focus groups, we gathered extensive input from families, employees and other key partners.  We landed on four new strategic directions, and updated our Vision and Mission to reflect what Niagara Children’s Centre stands for now…
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  • Jan. 30, 2017

    Niagara Children’s Centre welcomes new Director of Development Marla Smith

      Niagara Children’s Centre is pleased to welcome Marla Smith, as the newly appointed Director of Development. As of January 9, Marla has assumed the lead role in the development, coordination and delivery of all Centre fundraising activities.  Marla will combine her personal passion for children and commitment to our mission, with 9 years of professional fundraising experience. Previously, Marla worked with the United Way of St. Catharines & District, and the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. She has developed and worked on programs related to leadership giving, annual campaigns, major gifts, special events, third party events and corporate donors.  …
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  • Dec. 28, 2016

    Canadian Federation University Women St. Catharines Chapter Supports Young Readers

      The spirit of giving is alive and well in Niagara! Many thanks to CFUW St. Catharines through their Gift of Reading Program for the donation of books to our Physician's Book Club and Home Visiting Program.   Pictured here are members of the St. Catharines Canadian Federation University Women Chapter with staff members of Speech Services Niagara.    
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