Early Years Program

What need is addressed by the program?

This client-centered program is for children ages 0-6 and their families who require support or counselling to address challenges with social, emotional or behavioural challenges.   This program provides Walk-In and Office based family and group sessions and limited in-home support.

What will the program help me achieve?

The program will assist parents to:

  • develop a greater understanding of the strengths and challenges of their child and family
  • learn tools and strategies (with their children) that support improvement with identified challenges and overall functioning
  • become aware of appropriate community resources

What are the major service activities of the program?

The Early Years Program involves 2 major service activities as follows:

  1. An initial assessment period to establish client needs and goals
  1. Parent support and education

Where is the program located / available?

The program is offered by New Path in:

  • Alliston
  • Barrie
  • Bradford
  • Collingwood
  • Orillia
  • Midland

How do I access this program?

This program can be accessed by attending one of New Path’s  Walk in clinics offered  in 5 locations throughout Simcoe County (Alliston, Barrie, Bradford, Collingwood or Orillia).  Visit our website at www.newpath.ca for a schedule of clinics.

Who provides service in this program?

Counselling is provided by an Early Years Worker.

Is there a Cost for this Service?

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

This 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 www.kinark.on.ca

This 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 www.kinark.on.ca