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Organization: Thames Valley Children's Centre  
Phone Numbers: 519-685-8700
Toll-Free: 1-866-590-8822
Fax: 519-685-8689
779 Base Line Rd E
London, ON
N6C 5Y6
Intersection: Fairview Ave and Base Line Rd E
Location: London (Central)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Non-verbal communication boards available at reception * visit website to view Accessibility Report

Flexible hours of service are available * ask staff for more information
Executives: John LaPorta - Chief Executive Officer
Public Contacts: Karen Lowry - Director, Quality Management
Service Description: Regional rehabilitation centre for young people with physical, communication or developmental needs or autism spectrum disorders * helps youth reach their potential for independence, quality of life, self-esteem, and participation in society
  • assessment
  • direct therapy (physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy)
  • communication development
  • consultation and counselling
  • parent education and support groups
  • community education
  • leisure and fitness
Services are provided in a variety of settings depending on the need

Assistive Devices Program (ADP) vendor
Autism Services - Provides Ontario Autism Program (OAP) for children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using Applied Behaviour Analysis
Clinical and Technical Specialty Services - Specialized rehabilitation services for children and youth * available on an as-needed assessment and consultative basis
Early Childhood and School-Age/Adolescent Program - Services to children and youth with physical, communication or developmental needs
Grey Bruce Preschool Speech and Language Program - Assessment and intervention to preschool children with speech and language development issues

Related Service:

Intake and Satellite Offices:

Thames Valley Children's Centre provides services within ten counties:
  • Bruce
  • Grey
  • Huron
  • Perth
  • Oxford
  • Elgin
  • Middlesex
  • Lambton
  • Chatham-Kent
  • Essex

All intake and referrals are done through the London office. Click here for more information about intake and referrals.

Fees: Free
Application: Referral required * referring services call an intake coordinator * pre-school speech and language referrals with the exception of Grey/Bruce counties are made through Tyke Talk at 519-663-5317 ext 2224
Eligibility / Target Population: Children and youth 19 years and younger, with physical, communication or developmental needs
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French reception, intake, services, and resources available * interpretation available upon request
Area Served:
Southwestern Ontario  
See Also: Child and Youth Community Health Care Programs
Children and Youth with Disabilities
Counselling - Family, Couple, Individual
Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
Health Care Facilities for Children and Youth
Medical Equipment and Supplies - Sales and Rentals
Parenting Education
Parenting Groups

This information was last completely updated on July 27, 2017

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Updated July 27, 2017
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"About Us"
Our client's at their best!
We provide rehabilitation services which support participation in all areas of life for children, youth and young adults with physical, communication or developmental needs, and their families, living primarily in Southwestern Ontario by:
- focusing on the strengths of individuals and their families at home, school, workplace and community
- pursuing research, education and advocacy
- partnering in a local and regional system of services.