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Public Comments COVID-19 Service Change: Office closed until further notice. Some services available by phone or email.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-679-7250
Toll Free Phone 1-855-220-9393
Fax 519-675-7772
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Nonprofit justice and mental health centre that advocates on behalf of the needs of children, youth and families in crisis because of crime and violence * clinical assessments, intervention, consultation and training, public education, research and advocacy * programs provide support, mental health assessments, monitoring of parental disputes, counselling, psychological support * professional workshops and training are also offered

Professional Workshops and Training - Training workshop topics include impact of domestic violence on children, intimate partner violence, child sexual abuse, cognitive behavioural interventions, youth suicide prevention, bullying, adolescent depression, vicarious trauma, child witnesses who testify in court, custody and access disputes

Resource Development and Publications - Develops training packages for helping professionals * provides publications regarding child, youth and family mental health and justice issues

Custody and Access Assessments - Conducts comprehensive assessments of children and parents undergoing separation to identify the mental health implications and needs of children to make child-centered recommendations on custody and access * assessments completed by unbiased masters or doctoral level trained assessors * includes individual interviews, questionnaires, parent-child observations, and collecting recommendations from physicians, counselors, and other individuals close to the family

Multidisciplinary Clinical Supports Program - Program provides intensive mental health services to adolescents living in local custody or therapeutic care settings and their families * services provided by clinicians, registered nurses, licensed pediatric psychiatrists and registered psychologists

Parenting Capacity Assessments - Assessment in family separation matters to aid courts, lawyers, and Children's Aid Societies  make court-ordered decisions that are in the best interests of the children

Services and Programs:
  • Child Witness Project
  • Parenting Coordination Services
  • Specialized Assessments and Intervention
  • Youth Justice Assessments
  • Youth Therapeutic Court Worker
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Southwestern Ontario for government funded programs * Ontario for fee-for-service programs
Eligibility Children, youth and families
Application Court referral required for some programs
Languages English ; French
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1974
Primary Executive Dan Ashbourne, Executive Director
Funding Private ; Provincial - MCYS
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
254 Pall Mall St, Suite 200
London, ON N6A 5P6
Intersection Wellington St and Pall Mall St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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