Kinark Child and Family Services

Site: Simcoe County Region - Barrie Office

Service: SNAP - Stop Now And Plan program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Toll Free Phone Kinark Central Intake line: 1-888-454-6275
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Located In Community Barrie
Address 34 Simcoe St, Suite 301
Barrie, ON L4N 6T4
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Intersection Simcoe St and Mary St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Heather Wilson, Client Services Manager; Phone: 705-726-8861 ext 3060
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
For service updates, see COVID-19 Update from Kinark 
Regeular Service 
13 week evidence-based program designed for children with serious out-of-control, behavioural problems * skill-building program for children, but also for caregivers * designed to teach how to effectively manage emotions and make better choices in the moment * topics in the children’s group include dealing with angry thoughts and feelings, self-control, problem-solving, and bullying * parent’s group meets at the same time as the children’s group and teaches parents/guardians effective child management and how to support their child using their SNAP strategies
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
Children who presents with physically and/or verbally aggressive behaviour, defiant behaviour, lack of self-control and problem-solving skills, difficulty making and keeping healthy relationships, stealing, bullying others, and/or damaging property
Application Parents/caregivers can call to refer a child
Languages English ; French - Reception
Fees None
Other Details
Established 2010 in Simcoe region
Elections n/a
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Office

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