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Kinark Autism Services News & Updates

Kinark Announcements

Here you will find news and updates specific to Kinark Autism Services.

January 2021 – Kinark has opened select in-person services and continues to provide virtual services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our full update here.

For additional news and updates from Kinark Child and Family Services, please visit the Kinark website here.


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In the Media

In keeping with our commitment to privacy and confidentiality for our clients, we do not publicly discuss any information about clients or former clients and their families. To protect privacy, we will not confirm that any individual is, or was, a Kinark client.

To protect the privacy and confidentiality of children and families receiving services from our agency, and to maintain an appropriate environment for our clients, photography and filming activities at any of our sites is prohibited. More privacy information is available on our Privacy page.

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries please contact:

Ashley Slater
Communication Specialist
Cell: 416-918-4419
Email: ashley.slater@kinark.on.ca


The Ontario Autism Program (OAP)

OAP Updates

February 3, 2021 – The Ontario Government announces new core services for children in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). To read the Ministry’s statement, click here.

Oct. 8, 2020 – The Ontario Government provides an update on the needs-based Ontario Autism Program (OAP). The updates have been added to the Ministry’s website: click here. Minister Todd Smith delivers an update via video: click here.

August 4, 2020 – The Ontario Government announces foundational family services to children and youth with autism and their families. To read the update, please visit the Ministry’s website here.

April 2020 – Ontario extends the deadline to apply for the Ontario Autism Program interim One-Time Funding (iOTF). Due to COVID-19, it has been extended until further notice. To read the update on the Ministry’s website, click here.

Kinark Autism Services is operated by Kinark Child and Family Services and is accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA).

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