Committee Members and Participants

The Coordinated Access and Referral Committee is committed to:

      • Develop a service plan that is child centered and family focused
      • Recommend the least intrusive measure possible
      • Forward referrals to the appropriate agency
      • Act as a consultant for the family and primary worker

The Ottawa Children’s Coordinated Access and Referral Committees are made up of designated representatives from the following service agencies:

In addition to regular Committee members, each individual case planning meeting includes the family as well as other professionals involved with the child and family. Occasionally, other resources felt to be of added value are invited to participate in the case planning exercise i.e.: teachers, probation officer, representatives of cultural groups, transfer payment agencies, outside paid resources.