Central West Specialized Developmental Services
Developmental Services

Providing specialized residential services, care and support to individuals over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities, challenging behaviors and mental health issues. Residential services are located in a central administration and recreation building in downtown Oakville. Operates eight homes in the communities of Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga, Halton Hills and Georgetown. Elected volunteer board of directors is responsible for the governance of the organization

Services for individuals with multiple developmental disabilities with a focus on complex needs

  • individuals are served by a multidisciplinary team consisting of direct care counsellors and other professionals including physiotherapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, psychologist, nutritionist, nurses, physician and psychiatrist

  • ongoing assessment, treatment and management

  • opportunities for basic life skill development, workshop activities and for some supported employment

  • a ten bed activity-based respite program for children and adults with complex needs

  • managing Halton Support Services

Dual Diagnosis Service
  • provides consultation, comprehensive assessment, treatment planning, interpretation, on site support and follow up, mentoring and education/training

Short Term Assessment and Treatment Environment (STATE)
  • for those with a dual diagnosis - assesses the individual and develops a treatment plan that will assist in integrating the individual back into their community

Central West Region Passport Initiative
  • administers program for adults with a developmental disability who have completed school and are seeking community participation supports

Central West Community Network of Specialized Care
  • working with community partners to develop, coordinate and streamline access to resources

Services and Programs:
  • Halton Support Services
  • Respite Services

53 Bond St
Oakville, ON
L6K 1L8
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Phone: 905-844-7864


For residential - not applicable;
For respite: age five years and up * otherwise services for adults 18 years and older with developmental disabilities


Call the office or email hr@cwsds.ca




Fully Accessible


English; French;

Primary Contact Person

Lisa Cranstoun , Executive Coordinator

Areas Served

Halton Region; Peel Region; Dufferin County; Wellington County;

Agency Type

Non Profit