Contact Information
Office Phone 905-775-3039 ext 2401
Fax 705-720-1083
Primary Contact Corrie Patton, Preschool Services Supervisor; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 2292; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Bradford
Address & Map
Early ON Child and Family Centre, Bradford
118 Barrie St
Bradford, ON L3Z 1L1
Intersection Barrie St and Frederick St
Mailing Address 39 Fraser Court 
Barrie, ON L4N 5J5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
See Empower Simcoe COVID-19 Updates for current Covid-19 protocols

Regular Service
Home-based services include:
  • identification of individual strengths and needs of children through functional developmental assessment
  • development of family service plan and identification of other professional referrals required to meet needs of family
  • family centred and directed activity suggestions and program ideas to support healthy parent/child interactions
Services available throughout Simcoe County with head office in Barrie and staff located in Alliston, Bradford, Collingwood, Midland and Orillia
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and under 
Families residing in Simcoe County with infants from birth to school entry who are at risk of or who have been identified as having a developmental delay
Application Referral - self  
Referral - professional with parental permission
Languages English ; French - Reception, Programs, Publications
Fees None
Agency and Service Names
Former Name Barrie and District Association for People with Special Needs [The]. Bradford Office ; BDAPSN ; Simcoe Community Services
Agency Information
Parent Agency Name Empower Simcoe
Description (Agency) A home based infant and child program which identifies the individual strengths and needs of children through functional developmental assessment. Develops a family service plan and identifies other professional referrals required to meet the needs of the family.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Claudine Cousins, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Michele Kapteyn, Manager Preschool Services; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 2377; Fax: 705-720-1083; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; United Way
Elections n/a
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays