ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development Mississauga, Ontario.

The Foundation’s first FIVE SMILEZONES were installed in August 2013 at the ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development located in Mississauga, Ontario.

The five Smilezones were designed specifically for kids, to let them have fun and to make them feel comfortable within their medical environments. Smilezone volunteers, in collaboration with ErinoakKids’ administrative leadership, undertook the task of reconstructing existing space at both sites, equipping the five Smilezones with features such as:

The ErinoakKids Centre is Ontario’s largest children’s treatment centre, serving more than 13,500 children and youth annually, who have physical and developmental disabilities, autism and communication disorders, as well as children who are deaf and blind. Their mission is to help their clients achieve optimal levels of independence, learning, health and well-being through a comprehensive array of assessments, medical therapy and support services that help children and their families.

  • 15,000
  • Kids

Specific Features in the Smilezone Transformation Include:

  • iPad stations
  • TVs
  • PS3s
  • Kidzpace screens (interactive touch screens)
  • Individual cubbies
  • Beautiful murals
  • Bright, colourful environment radiating positivity!

Our Smile Stories

Bridget Fewtrell President and CEO, ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development