Cambridge Community Outreach Group (CCOG) is a consultation and assessment service offered to persons with disabilities and/or their families and caregivers in the Western Region of Nova Scotia. The CCOG team is comprised of clinicians and support staff from Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre. These committed professionals have specialized knowledge and experience. Referrals are submitted by caregivers, recipients of care, and supporting agencies, and staff are assigned based on their specific expertise.
Consultation and/or education is designed to enhance the independence of the referred individuals and to build capacity of families and caregivers to strengthen supportive strategies. Consultations are done both in-person and via telephone.
Services include, but are not limited to:
- Consultation on strategies and interventions to address behaviours of concern;
- Consultation on complex needs with assessment and recommendation re: further supports;
- Professional development opportunities on a fee-for-service basis relating to topics such as Mental Health First Aid, Positive Behavior Support, Assistive Technology and Communication, various mental health disorders.
The program is delivered in collaboration with the Disability Support Program (DSP), Nova Scotia Department of Community Services.
To open and print a referral form, CLICK HERE.
A referral form can also be opened and completed prior to printing. To complete the form electronically, CLICK HERE.
Completed referrals should be faxed (902-538-7022) or mailed (KRRC, PO Box 128, Waterville, NS, B0P 1V0).
Please note that client specific referrals also require completion of the Authorization for Cambridge Community Outreach Group Consultation and Release of Information.
Wendy Hayden is the CCOG Coordinator. She can be reached at 902-538-3103 ext 836 or email firstname.lastname@example.org