Service Coordination does not require a referral and is offered to families when one or more of the following are present:

  • Family (or child/youth) has complex and/or unique needs
  • Family (or child/youth) is involved with or requires several supports and services
  • Family is experiencing stress or confusion due to their involvement with multiple agencies and would like help sorting out agency roles
  • Family is involved in intensive service provision (e.g. CAS)
  • Links between formal services and natural supports could be useful
  • Family is open to participate in Service Coordination

Goals of Service Coordination:

  • With family involvement, strengths, needs and resources are recognized and built upon
  • Services and supports match the needs of the family
  • Increased clarity of who is involved and why
  • Decreased duplication in service provision – One Family, One Story, One Plan
  • Increased effectiveness of services and supports, through the development of one comprehensive Family Service Plan
  • Family has decreased need for formal supports as they gain strength in their ability to advocate for themselves and connect with natural supports.
  • Improved child health and development
  • Increased parenting confidence and knowledge
  • Decreased parental stress
  • Increased parental support
  • Increased family integration into the community
Halton Service Coordination

Halton Service Coordination is:

  • Family-Centred
  • Strength-Based
  • Culturally Competent
  • Advocacy-Based
  • Collaborative

Find out if Service Coordination is right for you and your family:

Service Coordinators Will Assist You And All Of The Services Working With You And Your Family To:
  • Build on your strengths
  • Understand your needs
  • Reach your goals Service
Coordination Will Benefit Families:
  • Involved with multiple services
  • Who need help finding other services
  • Who are overwhelmed with their situation
Service Coordinators Are:
  • Already working with you in another role who can also provide your family with service coordination
Service Coordination Will:
  • Respect you and the needs of your family
  • Help you and your family develop a plan that will meet your needs
  • Help connect you and your family to community services and supports
  • Organize meetings with you, your family and anyone else involved in your plan

More Information

If you would like further information about the model or training, please contact Trish D'Amelio