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Special Needs Services

There are many support service for people who have special learning needs or health needs in Northumberland County. Children, adults and the elderly can benefit from these services. The funding for many of these services comes from different government organizations so you do not have to pay. Here are three important groups in the area:

Five Counties Children’s Centre

The Five Counties Children's Centre is a not-for-profit agency that provides speech language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and clinics to children who need it most.

Five Counties Children’s Centre has two locations:

A van with a ramp.Cobourg: 700 D’Arcy Street
Phone: (905) 377-0192 ext. 223

Campbellford: 174 Oliver Road
Phone: (705) 653-1334

Central East Access Centre or CCAC

The Central East Local Health Integration Network or LHIN (Formerly CCAC) helps people with a chronic disease or disability to access health care and support services like nursing and therapies.

LHIN has two locations:

Campbellford: 119 Isabella Street, Unit 7
Phone: (705) 653-1005 or 1-800-368-8053
After Hours: 1-877-468-5544

Port Hope: 151A Rose Glen Road
Phone: (905) 885-6600 or 1-800-347-0299
After hours: (905) 885-6222

The Canadian Hearing Society (Outreach Program)

The Canadian Hearing Society offers programs and services to meet the needs of people who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing.
Phone: (705) 743-1573
TTY: (705) 743-1621