Community Partners with Schools (COMPASS)

COMPASS is a joint service offered by New Path Youth & Family Services in partnership with Kinark Child and Family Services.

Kinark Child & Family Services
34 Simcoe Street
Barrie, Ontario L4N 6T4
(705) 726-8861

Who is This Service For?

Elementary and secondary schools looking for community supports to enhance healthy child and youth development and to reduce social, emotional, or behavioral barriers to learning.

Who Can Make a Referral?

  • Elementary school principals
  • Secondary school principals
  • Community organizations in collaboration with the school

How is a Referral Made?

Contact COMPASS staff in the local community.

What Services are Available?

  • Specialized consultation to school personnel
  • Classroom management strategies
  • In-school classroom programs
  • In-school small group programs
  • Brief individual and family counselling
  • Service coordination with other agencies
  • Consultation with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Presentations
  • Links to community services e.g. parenting, recreation programs

Where is the Service Located?

Services offered by New Path:

  • Alliston: 705-434-0477 Ext. 230
  • Bradford: 705-458-4338 Ext. 224
  • Innisfil: 705-458-4338 Ext. 224
  • Georgian West (Collingwood): 705-445-4181 Ext. 5229
  • Orillia: 705-325-6161 Ext. 3252

Services offered by Kinark:

  • Barrie: 705-726-8861 Ext. 633
  • North Simcoe (Midland): 705-526-3708 Ext 304
  • Angus: 705-726-8871 Ext 631

Francophone Services offered by Le Cle d’la Baie en Huronia:

  • 705-725-9755 Ext. 7162

Is There a Cost for this Service?

No, this service is funded by the Ministry of Children & Youth Services