Getting to Know Children’s Rehabilitation Algoma

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Children’s Rehabilitation Centre Algoma is one of twenty-one Children’s Treatment Centres across Ontario which provides programs and services to children and young people aged 0-18 years with long-term disabilities. Centre staff focus on helping children and youth reach their potential and independence in the areas of physical, perceptual, communication and/or developmental challenges. The Centre is an incorporated, non-profit charitable organization with accountabilities to a Board of Directors, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services and the Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District Social Services Administration Boards.

 

They are dedicated to supporting children and youth with special needs in the development of their potential and participation as valued members of the community. Family-centered care is at the heart of Children’s Rehabilitation Centre where children from the District of Algoma receive support from a wide range of health care and other professionals.

lincoln tierCRCA received a boost in funding this past Monday of an addition $124,00 per year which is expected to lower waiting lists.

Five year old Lincoln Tier’s parents say he wouldn’t be where he is without their help. Lincoln has been going to CRCA since he was only a month old and his parents credit the therapy he has been receiving as one of the main reasons why he is doing so well.

You can read more about Lincoln and CRCA in a recent article published by Michael Purvis in the Sault Star as well as visiting them online at www.crcalgoma.ca