Grandview Children’s Centre in Whitby, ON

On Friday August 21st, 2015, our Foundation was able to transform our EIGHTEENTH SMILEZONE in the Adolescent Program Room at Grandview Children’s Centre in Whitby, ON

This installation included:

The Foundation was humbled to receive support for this installation from National Hockey League player James Neal, Whitby native and left winger / alternate captain for the Nashville Predators.

Additionally, the Minister of Children & Youth Services, Minister Tracy MacCharles, had the following to say about the Smilezone installation:

Grandview Children’s Centre is an independently operated not-for-profit organization serving 5,000 children and youth with special needs and their families in Durham Region. Grandview is the only children’s treatment centre in the region with a team of paediatric experts providing specialized programs, outpatient clinical treatment and rehabilitation services. Grandview is proud to partner with the Smilezone Foundation to enhance the treatment space for Grandview Kids and their families in our Adolescent Program at the Abilities Centre.

  • 8303
  • Number of Kids

Specific Features in the Smilezone Transformation Include:

  • Bright, inspiring youth-focused murals to enhance the room and provide a distraction from treatment
  • Fun new paint colours
  • New custom cabinetry to best serve the needs of the Occupational Therapists
  • iPad Air 2 for entertainment and engagement purposes

Our Smile Stories

Children & Youth Services Minister
Tracy MacCharles Minister