Originally named Tamarac Treatment Centre and located in Orillia, Ontario. The agency begins providing children’s mental health services and adult protective services. Organization pilots respite care for children.
Becomes Catulpa Tamarac Child and Family Services and expands to Barrie. Daycare school programs integrated into community schools. Outpatient child and family guidance clinic, case management, and advocacy services added.
Agency amalgamates mental health programs with those for persons with developmental disabilities. Integrated early intervention program launched within the regular preschool.
Catulpa Tamarac became the flow through agency for the new “Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) of Simcoe County” which was funded by Health Canada. Catulpa was the local Orillia site sponsor for the project and acted as flow-through for the 5 other sites across the county.
Children's mental health services amalgamated within Simcoe County. The agency name changes to Catulpa Community Support Services and becomes host agency for local Complex Special Needs Process Model. Catulpa expanded to include offices in Alliston, Collingwood, Midland, and Orillia – with the head office being in Barrie.
The Passport to Community Living Program (Passport) was established and Catulpa became the designated Passport delivery agent for Simcoe County. Catulpa expanded its role within the Transitional Age Youth Coordination Program, a service for young adults leaving the child welfare system and moving to adult services, and began providing case management support to children and families with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder under the Ontario Autism Program.
Catulpa is part of the York Simcoe Autism Network (YSAN) to ensure services and support are what families need. Catulpa’s FFS services were launched in April 2021.