Community Resources and Supports

Following is a list organizations throughout New Brunswick that offer support to families of children with special needs:

If you know of any other programs we could share, please contact patricia.estabrooks@nbadoption.ca

NBACL

New Brunswick Association of Community Living (NBACL)

Helping those with special needs life long

https://nbacl.nb.ca/

If you go to their staff page, you can search alphabetically, by region, or service

https://nbacl.nb.ca/contact-us/staff-associates/

Children with Complex Needs

NaviCare:

Help kids with complex needs (more than one need, medical, physical, psychological)

Navi
Care | SoinsNavi is a navigation Centre for children with complex needs in New Brunswick this can include children who have any condition whether it's a behavioral, physical, mental condition. If you are a parent with someone with complex needs then the first place to call is NaviCare, they can help you sort through a lot of the noise and point you in the right direction as you go through your journey.

https://www.navicarenb.ca/
1-888-641-1977

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick (LDANB)

Promote and educate public about learning disabilities and assist families

203-403 Regent Street,
Fredericton, NB, E3B 3X6
506-459-7852

www.ldanb-taanb.ca

Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English, French
Area Served: New Brunswick

www.dyslexiacentremoncton.com


Autism Resources

Community Autism Centre Inc (Saint John)

Group to support families and their kids with Autism (Saint John to Sussex)

Website: https://cacisaintjohn.webs.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/cacisaintjohn/


Dragonfly Centre for Autism

Group to support families and their kids with Autism (Charlotte County)

Website: http://www.dragonflyforautism.ca/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dragonfly-Centre-for-Autism-Incorporated-356143164560940/


Autism Resource Centre (Moncton)

Group to support families and their kids with Autism

Website: http://www.monctonarc.com/


Upper Valley Autism Resource Centre

Group to support families and their kids with Autism

Website: http://uvarc.ca/


Autism Connections Fredericton

Group to support families and their kids with Autism

Website: https://autismconnectionsfredericton.com/


Autism Resources Miramichi

Group to support families and their kids with Autism

Website: https://armnb.com/


Down Syndrome

Saint John Down Syndrome Society

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/169625562449/

Greater Moncton Down Syndrome Society

Website: http://gmdss.ca/

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Association Saint John

http://www.cpfsj.ca/

FASD Resources

FASD Centre of Excellence

Helps with diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Supports and Education for families and the community.

Website: https://www.vitalitenb.ca/en/points-service/health-centres-and-clinics/new-brunswick-fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder-fasd-centre-excellence/nb-fasd-centre-excellence



Sibling Supports

Sibshops

Workshops and Summer day camp for kids who sibling has Special Needs

Website: https://www.siblingsupport.org/sibshops/nbacl-sibshops

Respite

T.a.r.a. House

Respite for special needs in Southwestern NB, who are in a Social Development Program (Adoption Subsidy, Family Supports for Children with Disabilities

For additional Information, contact Social Development

Tel: 5064322602

Volunteer Centre of Southeastern New Brunswick
Respite Care Services for Children with Special Needs upholds the same philosophy as the Family Service Act of New-Brunswick, specifically that the family is the basic unit of our society. The program is intended to protect, support and enhance families of children diagnosed with developmental disabilities. The primary goal of this program is to provide individualize and responsive relief care to the family.

Westmorland / Albert County / Kent County:

Edie Savoie Shituku, Program Director, Karianne Morais, Interim Program Director (506) 869-6774

e.shituku@volunteergreatermoncton.com

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