News & Past Events

  • Feb. 09, 2018

    An inclusive night at Bridges for Autism

    On January 18, Niagara Children’s Centre families enjoyed a recreational event at Bridges for Autism, thanks to our Corporate Partner Meridian Credit Union. The clients who attended the event enjoyed various adapted recreational items including the sensory room, the trampoline and plasma cars. The evening gave families the opportunity to explore what the community has to offer for children with delays and disabilities. We were so grateful to the volunteers from Meridian Credit Union that joined us to provide extra support to the children! “It is incredible to partner with Meridian Credit Union and Bridges for Autism and provides our…
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  • Dec. 07, 2017

    Over 44 years of support from Niagara Corvette Club!

    Niagara Corvette Club showed their dedication to continuing their long-time support of Niagara Children's Centre with a donation towards The Home and Vehicle Program.  The Home and Vehicle Modification Program assists families with home and vehicle accessibility through ongoing consultation with an Occupational Therapist and a Social Worker. The team works with the family from the beginning stages of the project until completion. Making a home accessible involves a thorough understanding of the child and the family’s needs and capabilities both now and in the future; determining the type of equipment that will best suit those needs through trialling different…
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  • Dec. 06, 2017

    Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce Supports Centre through Golf Fall Open

    Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce chose Niagara Children’s Centre as one of the charities they raised funds through their 2017 Fall Open! The Fall Open took places on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the St. Catharines Golf and Country Club to another sold-out crowd of GNCC members.  Funds raised from this tournament will go towards supporting children with special needs receive the therapy they need, right here in Niagara. Last year, Niagara Children’s Centre served over 3,300 children and their families from across the Niagara Region. Marla Smith, Director of Development accepted a cheque from GNCC CEO Mishka Balsom on…
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  • Dec. 01, 2017

    Cotton Construction Golf Tournament Raises $20,000!

    On September 16th, 2017 Cotton Construction hosted their 14 annual golf tournament in support of children and families living in Niagara.  This year over 38 foursomes took to the course at the beautiful Thundering Waters in Niagara Falls and through their support were able to raise $20,000 for Niagara Children’s Centre! The funds will enable  the Centre to support families with the therapy, recreation programs and support their children need to reach their full potential. Cotton Construction’s support has played a vital role in providing these families with the highest care possible. Please join us in thanking Cotton Construction for…
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  • Nov. 24, 2017

    Young’s Insurance Invests $4,000 towards Families in Niagara!

    Young’s Insurance is committed to providing support to children and families living in Niagara. This year, the Young’s Insurance Golf Tournament announced at their golf dinner that they would be donating to four causes that are essential to children in our community and Niagara Children’s Centre was one of them. Sabrina Elliott Vergara, proud mother of Alexander, got to share her story with the 150 golfers and supports in attendance. The generous donation that Young’s Insurance has provided will go directly to supporting children with special needs and their desire to help improve the lives of children and youth with…
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