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The Children's Community Network (CCN) is a nonprofit agency funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) and the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) with a volunteer Board of Directors. CCN is the single point of access for ministry funded children’s services and provides information and referrals to other programs available to children and their families in the community. To discover CCN's history, click below.


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The Children's Community Network's Annual Report features an article from the Executive Director and the Board President, service reports and statistics, as well as financial statements. By reading the Annual Report, you can learn more about CCN's goals throughout a given fiscal year and monitor the development of specific programs and initiatives. To view CCN's directory of Annual Reports, as well as a listing of other publications of interest, click below.


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The Children's Community Network's News section is an interactive blog, which features current information on community events, programs and initiatives, staff announcements, and more. Families are encouraged to comment on stories, share their unique opinions, and provide feedback through this distinctive interface. Be sure to check back often as new articles, photos, and videos are posted regularly. To explore CCN's News section, click below.


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Programs and Services


1    The Children’s Community Network is the single point of access for children’s services funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services in the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts, including Espanola and Chapleau. To find out more about central access, including which agencies and programs CCN refers to, read on.


1    The Children’s Community Network provides service coordination for children with complex needs who require multiple services and assists families in navigating services and systems. CCN also provides information regarding support services, community programs, funding programs, recreational activities, and more for children with special needs. To find out more about Service Coordination, read on.


1    The Children’s Community Network provides Direct Funded Respite for families of children’s with a developmental and/or physical disability in need of temporary relief from the physical and emotional demands involved in caring for a child with special needs. To find out more about Respite Funding, read on.


1    The Children’s Community Network is the host agency for RespiteServices.com in the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts. RespiteServices.com provides information about respite options in your area and includes The CHAP Program, which facilitates the connection between families and respite workers through its online database. To find out more about RespiteServices.com, read on.


1    The Children’s Community Network coordinates the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (ADR) in the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts. Through this program, families work with a coordinator or mediator to create a plan for the child that is acceptable for the family and Child Protective Services. To find out more about ADR, read on.


1    The Children’s Community Network oversees the case resolution process for children whose needs are challenging the local system of children’s services. To find out more about Case Resolution, read on.




Satisfaction Survey

The CCN Board of Directors, management and staff are working hard to make sure that our services are meeting your needs. Please help us to do the best we can by answering some questions about our services. We are interested in your honest opinions, whether they are positive or negative, and we will use the information to improve services. To protect your privacy, no names or identifying information about you will be gathered. If you would like to complete our satisfaction survey, please click here.