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John McGivney Children’s Centre Logo
3945 Matchette Road, Windsor, ON, N9C 4C2
Phone: 519-252-7281

The John McGivney Children's Centre (JMCC) provides family-centred therapy and support services to the Windsor and Essex County community, enriching the lives of children and youth with special needs by helping them reach their full potential.

Mission Statement

Our Mission

We enrich and celebrate the lives of children and youth with disabilities to help abilities grow by providing child-focused, family-centred care.

Our Vision

As a provider of innovative services to children with disabilities, we are a centre of hope, support and inspiration, working together toward a future of empowerment, participation, and opportunity.

Our Values

Our values guide the work of the Centre:

Collaboration: We believe that children live in relationships with their families, their communities and society. We are committed to collaboration with the people and organizations who provide support to the children we serve.

Honesty: We believe that the best decisions and actions are taken with transparency and accountability. We are committed to honesty and openness in our work and in our interactions with others.

Innovation: We believe that our children and families deserve to have access to the best ideas and services. We are committed to seeking out new and better tools and techniques, and methods of engagement with our children, families and the community.

Leadership: We believe that as practitioners, and as an organization, we play an important role in leading for change. We are committed to using our expertise to help build a better world for the children and families we serve.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We believe that our work is made better when we listen to, include, and meet those who need our services where they are and remove barriers to participation. We are committed to being an equitable and just organization.

Our Story

The John McGivney Children’s Centre (JMCC) provides rehabilitation and support services to children and youth living in Windsor and Essex County. As the only publicly funded source of specialized paediatric rehabilitation expertise in the region, we support more than 3,000 children and youth annually with physical, neurological and developmental needs. In addition to providing the core rehabilitation services of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech/language therapy, JMCC offers social work, therapeutic recreation and resource navigation services to families, as well as a wide range of specialty clinics on-site. Depending on the need, services are offered in our Centre, virtually, in schools, and in our community. Our staff work together with families to assist children and youth with mobility, communication & participation in everyday activities.

Our People/Our Team

At JMCC, our staff, students and volunteers work together as part of a collaborative team dedicated to providing family-centred, hollistic care to the community, enriching the lives of children and youth with special needs by helping them reach their full potential.

Achievement/Awards And Recognition

Proud Recipient of:

  • Accreditation with Exemplary Standing – Accreditation Canada 2021-2025
  • Windsor- Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce 2019 Pillars of our Community Award


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