All children and youth will have the best opportunity to reach their potential.
The Ontario Association of Children’s Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) is the united provincial voice for all children and youth with physical, communication and/or developmental challenges.
To maximize the potential of the 60,000 children served by its members, OACRS:
• leads in influencing government and public policy for children, youth and families
• collaborates with government to optimize funding and resources for the sector
• advances strategic partnerships at the provincial level
• ensures families are key partners in policy direction
• provides the services identified by its members as priorities
About Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services (OACRS)
Since 1978, the Ontario Association of Children’s Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) has represented the interests of Children’s Rehabilitation Centres in Ontario. Through our services as a membership organization, we provide a powerful united voice for our member centres and deliver leadership by influencing policy, programs and funding to maximize the potential for all children and youth facing physical, communication and/or developmental challenges. Currently OACRS represents 20 Children’s Treatment Centres across Ontario.
OACRS is committed to advancing an integrated, inclusive and family-centred sector. OACRS’ members provide innovative therapies and extensive treatment options to 60,000 children with physical, developmental and communications needs annually in cities, towns and rural areas across the province.
There are many ways to support OACRS which help our members deliver high quality services to children.