General FAQs

Where does Kinark Autism Services operate?

Kinark supports families throughout Ontario, primarily in Durham Region, Simcoe County, York Region and throughout other areas in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). To learn more about our locations, please contact us at 1-800-283-3377 or request a free consultation here.

Does Kinark Autism Services provide services to adults?

Kinark Autism Services supports clients and families in their transition to adulthood. To learn more about this support, please contact us at 1-800-283-3377 or request a free consultation here.

What languages does Kinark Autism Services provide services in?

Kinark Autism Services delivers our programs and services primarily in English. Some services are also available in French, Mandarin, Tamil, and Cantonese.  Please contact us at 1-800-283-3377 for more information.

How long does it take to receive services through Kinark?

Our ability to provide direct services for children and youth with autism and their families is dependent on demand and our capacity. If you would like to learn more about accessing our services, please contact us at 1-800-283-3377 or request a free consultation here.

Our team of skilled clinicians also run a variety of free workshops, training, and drop in events weekly, for which families can register based on their unique needs. Visit our Events page to view upcoming workshops.

Can I use my health insurance to pay for services?

Some of our services may be eligible for reimbursement through private insurance providers. Please speak with your insurer and a Kinark Representative for more information 1-800-283-3377 or request a free consultation here

My child is not registered in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). How do I register?

You can register your child by contacting the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services Central Intake Registration Team at 1-888-444-4530 or by completing this form.

I have questions about the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). Where can I get support?

We understand it can be difficult navigating the OAP and our team is here to help. You can register for one of our upcoming Information and Resource Sessions here. If you require immediate assistance, please contact us at 1-800-283-3377 or request a free consultation here and member of our team will get in contact with you as soon as possible. 

How is my/my child’s information stored and used?

We are committed to meeting the highest standards with respect to the collection, use, disclosure, storage, retention, and destruction of the personal health information of clients. We are committed to meeting or exceeding the privacy standards established by the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) and relevant legislation, including the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). For more information, please read our Privacy Policy statement here.

How can I stay informed of updates from Kinark Autism Services?

Join our mailing list to stay up to date with us! Kinark Autism Services shares updates and aims to keep families informed on a variety of ongoing events, workshops and resources. Sign up here.

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