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Organization Details
Alternate Name CV19
Areas Served Waterloo Region
Description & Services
Description (Service) Providing children and youth with special needs the tools to thrive both inside and outside the classroom, and helping their parents navigate the local education system, are among WRFN's highest priorities. 
Successful collaboration between home and school, involving transparent and open communication, can be the key to a student’s success. WRFN helps facilitate the process, offering: 
  • A monthly support group for parents of children with special needs who attend school, where real-life experiences, tips and strategies are shared 
  • Workshops in partnership with the local school boards, and 
  • Support for parents who are preparing to attend school meetings 
  • Can also attend school meetings with parents, if requested 
Also a member of the Waterloo Region District School Board and Waterloo Catholic District School Board Special Education Advisory Councils, acting as a liaison for local families.
Hours Please contact
Eligibility Children and youth with disabilities
Application Please contact to apply
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Parent Support Groups ~ People With Disabilities ; Student Disability Services ~ Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-886-9150 ext. 1
Primary Contact Sue Simpson, Executive Director, Waterloo Region Family Network; Phone: 519-886-9150 ext 1; Email:
Address and Location Information
Public Comments COVID-19 Update: All services and supports are being offered through phone, email or through virtual platforms until further notice.
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
The Family Centre
65 Hanson Ave
Kitchener, ON N2C 2H6
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Intersection Hansen Ave. and Homer-Watson Blvd.
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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