Community Resources

Resources for Families with Special Needs

Here is a list of resources compiled by the Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre for our October 2017 Special Needs Family Forum.  The PMFRC is not responsible for the content of external sites, or for your privacy when you contact them.  

For more information about PMFRC programs and services for families with special needs, please contact Amy MacKenzie at (613) 687-7587 ext. 3224 or by email at

Local Resources

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario: Family Resource Library

Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre
Conseil des ecoles publiques de l’Este de l’Ontario / Eastern Ontario French Language Schools

Conseil des ecoles Catholiques du Centre-Est / Eastern Ontario French-Language Catholic Schools

Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley                                  
Developmental Services Renfrew County                              
The Phoenix Centre for Children and Families                        
Renfrew County Preschool Speech & Language Program    
Renfrew County District School Board                                   
Renfrew County Catholic District School Board                     
Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre                                  

For Canadian Military Families

Military Family Resource Centres (MFRC) and Personnel Support Programs (PSP)

Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services

Support Our Troops

Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR)

Additional Links and Resources

PTSD Association of Canada

March of Dimes     
Partners for Planning

Autism Ontario

Developmental Services Ontario
Ontario Disability Support Program

Trauma Association of Canada

Aging Parents Canada

Champlain Local Health Integration Network