Autism Resources

Surrey Place

Surrey Place provides specialized clinical services that are responsive to individual’s needs and promote health and well-being in the Toronto region. Our comprehensive programs and services range from assessment, diagnosis, and one-on-one treatment, to family counselling and group support and is provided by a broad network of clinicians and professionals.


Phone: 416-925 5141 


Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities is a thriving global organization
dedicated to addressing the needs of all Jewish individuals with disabilities and ensuring their
inclusion in every aspect of Jewish life. Our inclusive design aims to ensure persons with diverse
abilities their rightful place within the Jewish community, while helping to educate and
advocate for a greater understanding, acceptance, outreach, and a pro-disability attitude.


Phone: 416-986-1985

Friendship Circle

The Friendship Circle promotes a greater awareness and understanding
of the unique needs and the unique gifts of people with special needs, and encourages respect
and empathy for those facing challenges. Children and teens with special needs and their
families benefit from a wide array of innovative respite, social, and recreational programs


Phone: 905-731-7000 ext. 235

Muki Baum

The Centre is a Toronto-based non-governmental organization (NGO) which
provides inclusive, community-focused support to children and adults with disabilities and their
families. Our goal is to enable all citizens with autism and other complex challenges to grow and
succeed through innovative, creative and sustainable programming. The Centre assists those
whose needs would otherwise go unaddressed due to a lack of appropriate funding or


Phone: 416-661-8222


KCC holds a passionate desire to empower children with special needs to develop life
enhancing skills, self-esteem, and confidence. As an educational centre, KCC provides
everything a child requires under one roof, year round, in a state-of-the-art facility. Our
mission is to provide high-quality, cutting-edge educational, therapeutic, and recreational
programs for infants, children and teens with special needs, and to assist their families by
offering support and respite. The Centre embraces children of all abilities, religious affiliations
and needs, and is rich in Jewish education and tradition.


Phone: 905-738-5542

Griffin Centre

Griffin Centre is a multi-service, mental health agency providing flexible and
accessible services to youth, adult and their families. We offer a range of professional services
including: assessment, service ordination and planning, individual, family and group counselling,
specialized day/ residential services and respite services.


Phone: 416-222-1153

Geneva Centre

We offer a wide range of clinical services which are determined individually
for each person with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). All of our clinical services are
supported by a multi-disciplinary team of trained, experienced and empathic professionals
including speech-language pathologists, behaviour analysts, therapists, early childhood
educators, occupational therapists, developmental paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists
and social workers. In addition, our staffing team is supported by a Professional Advisory
Council which is composed of world-renowned clinicians, blending their expertise with ours.


Phone: (416) 322-7877

Holland Bloorview

As a teaching hospital, Holland Bloorview has an interdisciplinary team
of autism experts in the areas of research, clinical care and teaching. The communication,
learning and behaviour team assesses children who are suspect of having a developmental
disorder such as autism and display complex and challenging behaviour. Interdisciplinary
diagnostic services are provided depending on the child’s needs. Clients are assessed up to and
including the age of 18.


Phone: 416-425-6220

Lions Foundation of Canada & Autism Assistance Dogs & National Service Dogs

Autism Assistance Dog Guides help children between 3 and 12 who are on the autism
spectrum. These Dog Guides provide safety, companionship, and unconditional love. They offer
a calming relief for children in high anxiety situations, and reduce the stress commonly
experienced in public places.


Phone: (905) 842-2891


Our programs create opportunities for adults with physical and/or cognitive challenges
so that they can participate fully as valued members of the community and enjoy a meaningful
and dignified quality of life. We offer vocational opportunities at our centre in Thornhill


Phone: 905-889-3264

Respite Services

New Visions Toronto

New Visions Toronto (NVT) is a non-profit charitable
organization that provides housing, care and support for more than 50 children,
adolescents and adults with complex developmental and physical disabilities. We strive
to deliver the best support possible in a home-like environment. We do so with the
support and involvement of family and friends.


Phone: 416-868-1493

SafeHaven\Reena – Children’s Residential Respite:

Everyone deserves a space where they can thrive. An environment that is safe, loving and allows them to develop to the best of
their abilities. At Safehaven, we go the extra mile to deliver respite and residential care that not
only exceeds medical standards, but is non-institutional and fun. With extensive recreational
programming, highly trained staff and modern home-like facilities, we deliver everything an
individual needs to live a bright and rewarding life.


Phone: 416-535-8525

Kerry’s Place:

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for persons with Autism Spectrum
Disorder and to empower them and their families, through evidenced-based, innovative and
person-directed supports.


Phone: 905-841-6611

VITA Community Service Living:

Vita’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for those living with
intellectual disabilities and/or mental issues by promoting community and providing a safe and respectful


Phone: 416-749-6234


Easter Seals Ontario provides programs and services to children and youth with
physical disabilities across Ontario to help them achieve greater independence, accessibility and


Phone: 416-421-8377

CARD – Community association for riders with disability:

Today, therapeutic riding and other safe, purposeful and supervised interaction with horses are medically recognized to
benefit children and adults with almost any cognitive, physical and/or emotional disability.


Phone: 416-667-8600