Helping families
and everyone in them.

2013-2014
Annual General Report

Report of the
Executive Director and President

To each of you, we say a deep and sincere thank you!

Jeffrey Hawkins signature
Jeffrey Hawkins, Executive Director
Michael Mancari signature
Michael Mancari, Board President

About Hands

Our Mission

To provide comprehensive, client-centered, professional and skilled services to infants, children, youth, families and developmentally challenged adults that address social, emotional, behavioural, physical and developmental difficulties, and make a positive difference on their quality of life.

Our Vision

To improve the well being of individuals, families and our community through clinically effective partnerships.

Our Values

A Few Highlights

9,120 Lives Touched by Hands

2,158

Early Years

2,892

Child and Youth
Mental Health

672

Autism Services

3,398

Adult Services

Hands Client Satisfaction

Accessibility

60%

Increase in referrals
for the TIPS Program

150

Requests from 14 school
boards about our Autism
Spectrum Disorder - School
Support Services

113

Parents served with our
14 Behaviour Management
Workshops

Ontario Early Years System

16,596

Families Visited

2,311

Individual Children Served

2,140

Parents and caregivers
attended the workshops

Developmental Services

387%

Funding increase for our
Passport Program
since 2009-10

13,000+

Participants attended our North Community Network of Specialized Care
videoconferences and
webinars since 2007

Autism Services

Program Statistics

7,532

Hours of Respite

0

Contentious Cases

338

Students Served

131

Training Sessions for our
School Support Program in
2013-2014

2,594

Professionals
served through our
School Support Program
in 2013-2014

102

Individuals Served through our
Behaviour Support Program
in 2013-2014

9 months

Wait time for our Autism
Intervention Program which
is the lowest average wait
time in the province

90

Children/families served
annually through our
Behaviour Communication
Therapy

Child and Youth Mental Health

2,000

Clients Served (Non-
Residential Programs)
in 2013-2014

1,376

Counselling and Brief
Services in 2013-2014

28

Clients served at Family Therapeutic Facility in
2013-2014

Developmental Services

181

Complete assessments for
our Developmental Services
Ontario 2013-2014

152

Total Cases - Children DSS

191

Total Cases - Adults DSS

Early Intervention

5,624

Early literacy workshops
in 2013-2014

214

Children served through Infant & Child Development program in 2013-2014

2,200

Parents/Caregivers served through Early Literacy program in
2013-2014

Board of Directors

As we celebrate the year of 2013/2014, we sincerely thank those who serve on our Board of Directors and acknowledge with gratitude the contributions that each member has made to Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca.

Heather Adamson
Rosseau
Ed Boone
North Bay
Josef Bossart
Parry Sound
Caite Bourque
Parry Sound
Frank Brouse
Bracebridge
Sherry Bush (Signing Officer)
Bracebridge
Nancy Cunningham
Parry Sound
Wendall Fisher (Vice President - Signing Officer)
Parry Sound
Hélène Labelle
North Bay
Michael Mancari (President - Signing Officer)
North Bay
Grant McGuinty (Signing Officer)
North Bay
Leah Toth (Signing Officer)
Magnetawan
Jim White
South River

Sites and Staffing

Sites 2014 Total Staff Bilingual 2013 Total Staff
Bracebridge 42 3 42
Cochrane 1 1 n/a
North Bay Autism Centre 39 10 29
North Bay 49 23 57
North Cobalt (Temiskaming) 0 0 2
Parry Sound 30 2 27
Treatment Centre & Copeland Home (North Bay) 31 7 29
Sturgeon Falls 9 8 10
Sundridge 21 1 19
Thunder Bay 1 0 1
Timmins 4 3 4
Total Staff 227 58 220