Recommended Websites

Please note: The Five Counties Children’s Centre does not endorse any specific organizations, services, programs and/or individuals. Families are encouraged to do their own research and make decisions they feel are best for their child and family.

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211 Resource for Community & Social Services
Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities
Book Sharing
Available through every public library in Ontario for clients with visual, physical or learning disabilities.
Children’s Treatment Centres in Ontario
Communication & Literacy
Health Information
Health Information from the Hospital for Sick Children available in up to nine languages:
Peterborough Public Health
Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit
Our mission is to help you make the best decisions about your vision health
Improve Internet Accessibility for Individuals with Impaired Vision
Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwag Services Circle

Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwag Services Circle (NASC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development and delivery of healing services for Anishnaabekwewag and their families who have been abused, are being abused, or are at risk of being abused.

Ontario Caregiver Organization

The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) exists to support Ontario’s 3.3 million caregivers; ordinary people who provide physical and emotional support to a family member, partner, friend or neighbour.
Partners for Planning Network
P4P empowers people with disabilities and their families with FREE resources to create meaningful lives and secure futures, firmly rooted in community.
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Positive Parenting Northumberland
A network of local agencies, with staff trained to deliver the Triple P Positive Parenting Program.
Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)
This is a savings plan to help parents and others save for the long-term financial security of a person who is eligible for the disability tax credit. Check out Canada Revenue Agency’s website for details and ask your financial advisor or institution for more details.
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)