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  Youth Services

Sep 20, 2018 11:33 ET

The Child Youth and Family Program - Lakeridge Health Oshawa
The Child Youth and Family Program (CYFP) is a hospital-based outpatient services for families and children (5-18 years of age) who are managing a child or adolescent's acute mental health issues.
905-576-8711 ext. 4345

Durham Amaze: Early Psychosis Intervention Program (EPI)
Outpatient services through Lakeridge Health for individuals 14-34 years of age. Expertise in the early intervention of first episode psychosis is provided in the community. Services include education and therapy (individual, family, group).
905-576-8711 ext. 6029
Durham Amaze

Kinark Child and Family Services
Kinark Child and Family Services is a children's mental health organization that provides help to children, youth and families. They provide programs such as individual and family counselling, crisis services and residential treatment.

Frontenac Youth Services
Frontenac Youth Services provides services for children 12 to 18. Services include assessments, residential day treatment, aftercare, community services, intensive/ crisis individual, family and group therapy.

Durham Mental Health Services
Durham Mental Health Services (DMHS) is an agency providing services and supports to individuals and families who are living with mental health concerns. Services include case management, family support, crisis services, housing program and youth court support. They can be accessed 24/7 for crisis support.

Family Services Durham
Family Services Durham provides individual or family counselling to all of Durham. Fee for services might apply.

Durham Children's Aid Society
Durham Children's Aid Society is responsible for providing child protection services to children under the age of 16 and their families. They provide assessment and referral services as well as residential care.
905-433-1551 / 1-800-461-8140

Chimo Youth and Family Services
Children, youth and families are provided with programs in North Durham such as central intake, crisis help, residential and day treatment for children aged 2 to 17 years.
1-888-454-6275 (Office in Lindsay, ON)

Resources for Exceptional Children and Youth
Provides programs for children/youth and adolescents, ages 0-18 years who have special needs. Programs include intake, coordination services, consultation, community residential placement and referrals.

Grandview Children's Centre
Grandview Children's Centre offers services to children and young adults (0-18) with physical and communication disabilities. Services offered: medical services, audiology, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and family support for emotional difficulties.
1-800-304-6180 ext. 2225

Canadian Mental Health Association Durham
Services include a trustee program in partnership with Ontario Works for adolescents aged 16 to 18, housing and case management.

Pinewood Centre
Pinewood provides clinical and consultative services regarding children and youth who experience both substance abuse and mental health issues at the same time.

Catholic Family Services
Programs offered; individual, couple and family counselling, violence against women as well as children exposed to violence programs. Fee for services might apply.
Oshawa: 905-725-3513
Ajax: 905-428-1984
Port Perry: 905-985-4221

Community Health Centre
Community Health Centres offer programs including: health issues, child care, early childhood development, youth recreation and women's wellness. All programs are free.
Oshawa: 905-723-0036
Cannington (Brock): 705-432-3322

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Ontario Shores Adolescent Program provides youth people, 12 to 17, with an inpatient, outpatient and day treatment services.

John Howard Society of Durham Region
The John Howard Society of Durham Region (JHS) provides programs for adolescents. Services include counselling, employment, literacy, housing, eviction prevention, harm reduction. Most services are free.
Ajax: 905-427-8165
Bowmanville: 905-623-6814
Oshawa: 905-579-8482
Whitby: 905-668-8847

Durham Youth Housing @ Support Services (Ajax)
Support services for youth at risk and homeless youth. Services include shelter, advocacy, life skills, education and more.

The Youth Centre
The Youth Centre provides services for teens (13-19) living in Ajax and Pickering. Services include: medical and counselling services, health promotion programs.

Parents for Children's Mental Health
A parent run organization that provides a voice for children and families who face the challenges of mental health problems in Ontario.

The Refuge (Oshawa)
Christian based youth support centre providing groups, meals and a place to go.

Dual Diagnoses Resources:

Developmental Services Ontario
This is an access point where people with developmental disabilities and their caregivers can learn about developmental services and supports. There are nine agencies across Ontario to serve you. For the Durham residents the Central East Region applies to them. They provided services in discovering supports, eligibility for funding, assistance with applications and documentation, information about service ability and linkages to supports within the community.

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Inpatient (10 bed) dual diagnoses service unit as well as an outpatient dual diagnoses and consultation service.

Resources for Exceptional Children and Youth
Assists families to enhance their children's participation in their community and support the family to advocate for the services they require.

Kerry's Place Autism Services
Committed to enhance the quality of life of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder through innovative personalized supports, expertise, collaboration and advocacy.
905-579-2720 ext. 21

Lakeridge Community Support Services
Treatment, education and evaluation research services to those with a diagnoses of developmental disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Grandview Children's Centre
Grandview Children's Centre offers services to children and young adults with special needs.
Oshawa: 905-728-1673
Ajax: 905-619-6551
Port Perry: 905-985-7321

Additional Resources:

Kids Help Phone

Children's Mental Health Ontario

Durham Region Child & Youth Crisis Response Services

Rainbow/ Spectrum School Based Programs
905-683-5230 / 905-576-6150 (loss and divorce)

Simcoe Hall Settlement House (loss and divorce)