In April 2010 the Minister of Children and Youth Services announced $9 million in new funding for Ontario’s Children’s Treatment Centres:
• At full implementation, OACRS estimated that 3600 children and 100 jobs would be positively affected by the government’s investment
• All CTCswere facing layoffs and service cuts without this valuable investment
• Wait times for core rehabilitation services had increased by 56% since 2007/2008
• “Impact 2011”Project was implemented to toassess the difference $9 million can make in the lives of children and families
For further information please visit the Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) website under 'OACRS Newsroom' for more information.