Counties Children’s Centre offers innovative, evidence-based care for kids and
youth with developmental, physical and communication needs. We provide speech,
physio and occupational therapies, as well as other treatment services for kids
and youth from birth to age 19, with the aim of supporting families in our care.
We respect the uniqueness of every child and work to provide life-changing
treatment that’s needed to help them thrive. Five Counties is proud to have served
our region for nearly five decades.
Abilities for Life
Counties Children’s Centre is dedicated to working with families and community
partners to provide innovative, evidence-based care for children and youth with
physical, developmental and communication needs; enhancing their independence
and enriching their quality of life.
Counties Children’s Centre was incorporated in 1972 through the local Rotary
Club and a group of parents of children with physical disabilities. The Centre
opened its treatment wing in 1975. Throughout its history, Five Counties has partnered
with families to achieve the best rehabilitation outcomes for children. This
family-centred approach to care ensures we can provide quality service in a
schools, in Centre, in the community or online, Five Counties is constantly striving
to improve and innovate in the way we deliver life-changing treatment for our
kids and families. Last year, we served the highest number of kids and clients
in our nearly 50-year history.
Five Counties Children’s Centre includes a team of caring and dedicated professionals who are committed to supporting children and youth with developmental, physical and communication needs. We employ a multidisciplinary team, including: physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, communicative disorders assistants, social workers, recreational therapists and support staff.Our volunteer board of directors oversee the finances, operations and services provided by Five Counties. Together, we are working to fulfil our vision of building abilities for life, while helping to enhance children’s independence, well-being and quality of life.
Accredited by CARF International
In October 1984, the Centre became the first Children’s Treatment Centre to be accredited by the Canadian Council on Hospital Accreditation.
relationships with our clients, families and community partners to provide
life-changing treatment that helps kids thrive.