Companies shortlisted for new children's treatment centres

Bird Construction and team has been shortlisted for Infrastructure Ontario and ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development`s new children`s treatment centres in Brampton, Mississauga and Oakville. See below for an excerpt from Infrastructure Ontario's press release. 

Infrastructure Ontario and ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development have shortlisted three teams to design, build and finance new children's treatment centres in Brampton, Mississauga and Oakville including:

Kids Health Infrastructure Partnership
Carillion Canada Inc
Bird Design-Build Inc
Zeidler Partnership Architects
Mitchell Architects
Investec Capital Markets

Bird and team has been invited to respond to a request for proposals, expected to be issued in fall 2013.

The ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development is the largest of Ontario's 20 children's treatment centres, treating more than 13,500 children and youth with disabilities each year in Peel, Halton and Dufferin. The three new facilities will allow ErinoakKids to consolidate programs and services from ten existing sites and will be purpose-built for children with disabilities and special needs. The largest facility will be approximately 122,000 square feet and will be located in Brampton, with the other two sites in Mississauga and Oakville, approximately 93,000 and 74,000 square feet respectively.

The new buildings are slated to open in early 2017 and will offer a wide range of services, including:
  • autism services such as intensive behavioural intervention and applied behavioural analysis
  • infant hearing and blind low vision services
  • physiotherapy and occupational therapy services
  • speech and language services
  • assistive devices resources services
  • medical, nursing and specialty medical services
  • respite services (at Brampton location only)
  • family support services
The project will support ErinoakKids in its mission to help children and youth with physical, developmental and communication disabilities achieve optimal levels of independence, learning, health and well-being.

Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services are working with ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development to build the new children's treatment centres, which will remain publicly owned and controlled.
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