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PROVINCIAL ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH - the Advocate's Office Wants to Hear from Children & Youth with Special Needs!

Pathstone Mental Health and the Niagara Anti-Stigma Committee has launched an anti-stigma "Take the Pledge" Campaign.  Click  to learn more:

Aboriginal Services
Adults - Counselling/Wellness
Children & Youth (0-18) - Programs & Services
Education
Emergency Services
Food Banks
Francophone Services
Infants & Children
Help Lines
London Clinical Psychology Residency Consortium

Mental Health Services Children & Youth

Multicultural Services
Neighbourhood Resource Centres & Outreach Services
Parents
Respite Services   www.southwestrespitenetwork.ca
Sexual Assault/Woman Abuse
Shelters
Social Assistance
Support Groups

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ABORIGINAL SERVICES

At' Lohsa Native Family Healing Services -- 519-438-0068

South West Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre -- 519-672-4079

N'Amerind Sweetgrass Resource Centre -- 519-672-0131

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ADDICTION

Addiction Services of Thames Valley -- 519-673-3242
Early intervention and treatment for substance abuse or problem gambling .

Alcoholics Anonymous -- 519-438-1122

Alcohol & Drug Services of Thames Valley -- 519-673-3242

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Policy, Education and Health Promotion Division -- 519-858-5000

DART (Drug & Alcohol Info Line) -- 1-800-565-8603

Detox -- 519-432-7241

Narcotics Anonymous -- 519-661-0119

St. Thomas Psychiatric Addiction Rehabilitation -- 519-631-8510 ext. 2473

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ADULTS - COUNSELLING / WELLNESS

 

CAN VOICE -- 519-434-8303

Canadian Mental Health Association -- 519-434-9191
Programs and services for individuals age 16+ who are affected by mental illness. Provides support to families, the general public, and those who wish to know more about mental illness, wellness, and about accessing mental health supports in London and Middlesex County.

CMHA Crisis Services -- 519-433-2023 / 866-933-2023

Daya Counselling Centre -- 519-434-0077
Personal short term counseling (12 weeks). Flexible hours. Clients pay what they can afford and some services are subsidized (i.e., no fee for Ontario Work clients). Counselling sessions can be conducted in any language (translators available). Spanish and French counseling available on a one-to-one basis only.

Family Service Thames Valley -- 519-433-0183

London InterCommunity Health Centre -- 519-660-0874

WOTCH -- 519-668-0624

London Police Family Consultants -- 519-661-5636

Salvation Army -- 519-661-0343

Legal Aid Ontario

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CHILDREN AND YOUTH (0-18)

BeSafe app Download from mindyourmind

BeSafe app About Video

Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development

Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System -- 519-679-7250

Child and Parent Resource Institute -- 519-858-2774
CPRI provides assessment, treatment and consultation to children and youth age 0-18 with complex mental health and/or developmental challenges.

Children and Youth Mental Health Information Network - A good source of information about mental health issues of children

Children's Aid Society (CAS) London/Middlesex
-- 519-455-9000
Mutual Aid Parenting Program ext. 396

Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, Child & Adolescent Centre -- 519-667-6607

Community Living London [www.cll.on.ca] -- 519-686-3000
CLL provides services for children and adults who have an intellectual disability.

Community Services Coordination Network (CSCN) -- 519-438-4783
CSCN is a one-stop access point for children's social/health services in London and area.

Craigwood Youth Services -- Intake 519-433-0334 / Office -- 519-432-2623
Craigwood provides a continuum of care to adolescents and their families, focusing on difficult and hard-to-serve youth.

Family Networks:
North East (1280 Huron St.) -- 519-455-2555
East (2016 Dundas St. E.) -- 519-455-5666

Crimes Against Children Resource Centre - on-line exploitation

Justice for Children and Youth

London Health Sciences Centre Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program -- 519-685-8500
Trauma program provides assessment and treatment services for children and adolescents (up to age 15) and their families who have been traumatized.

London Police Family Consultants -- 519-661-5636

Memorial Boys' and Girls' Club -- 519-434-9114
Boys' & Girls' Club provides low-cost recreational programs for children.

Merrymount Children's Centre -- 519-434-6848
Family Support and Crisis Care Program offers short-term help to families during a crisis and connects them to ongoing community supports. Operates 24/7, providing care to children age 0 to 12.

MindYourMind:
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For updates please sign up at Mind Your Mind

Spark Together for Healthy Kids represents the Heart & Stroke Foundation's newest major public initiative aimed at reducing the impact of childhood obesity on a future generation and promoting the health of our communities; about working together to inspire individuals, families, communities, businesses, industry and government to spark collective change - in how we live, how we act, and how we think - to ignite a brighter future for our children.

St. Leonard's Society of London -- 519-668-2707

Thames Valley Children's Centre
-- 519-685-8680
Serves the needs of physically and developmentally challenged children, including the Preschool Autism program.

Vanier Children's Services
-- 519-433-0334
Mental health services for children age 0 to 14. Crisis intake services for children and youth age 0 to 18.

Western Area Youth Services (WAYS)
-- 519-432-2209
W.A.Y.S. provides a variety of adolescent therapeutic groups and parent support groups. In addition to community youth support, a wide spectrum of residential programs is available to meet the more challenging needs of children and youth.

Youth Opportunities Unlimited -- 519-432-1112
Transition services and basic needs supports.

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EDUCATION

Learning Disabilities Association, London Region -- 519-438-6213

London District Catholic School Board

Ministry of Education & Training of Ontario

Non-verbal Learning Disabilities Association

Thames Valley District School Board


Wheable (G.A.) Centre for Adult Education Thames Valley District School Board -- 519-452-2660
English as a Second Language (ESL) training for adult students in both culture and language according to CLBA document.

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EMERGENCY SERVICES

Crouch Neighbourhood [crouchneighbourhood@rogers.com] -- 519-642-7630
Hamilton Road Area Community Outreach and Basic Needs Services: Emergency baby food and diaper bank; emergency food cupboard and clothing exchange cupboard; Health Access Vouchers; Neighbourhood Food Depot.

Merrymount Children's Centre -- 519-434-6848
Family Support and Crisis Care Program offers short-term help to families during a crisis and connects them to ongoing community supports. Operates 24/7, providing care to children age 0 to 12.

Vanier Children's Services -- 519-433-0334
Mental health services for children age 0 to 14. Crisis intake services for children and youth age 0 to 18.

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FOOD BANKS

Crouch Neighbourhood -- 519-642-7630
Hamilton Road Area Community Outreach and Basic Needs Services: Emergency baby food and diaper bank; emergency food cupboard and clothing exchange cupboard; Health Access Vouchers; Neighbourhood Food Depot.

Daily Bread Program St. Paul's Cathedral -- 519-434-8979
Daily Bread Program  e-mail
Provides food items once every three months and emergency financial assistance (for rent and utilities) when funds available.

London and Area Food Bank (926 Leathorne at Adelaide) -- 519-659-4045
City of London meal calendar and food banks listing

Salvation Army Centre of Hope (281 Wellington St at Horton) -- 519-661-0343

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FRANCOPHONE SERVICES

Association Canadienne Francaise de l'Ontario ACFO de London - Sarnia -- 519-675-3811
French language programs and services for London and surrounding areas: Job Connect Program, Skills Development Training, Employment Counselling; Employment Resource Centre, Bilingual Services Centre

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INFANTS & CHILDREN

Families First in White Oaks (0-6yrs) -- 519-649-1414

Kids Community Health Service (ABI) -- 519-645-7749

Middlesex-London Health Unit -- 519-663-5317
Healthy Babies, Healthy Children (ext. 2280) and Just Beginning Group (0-6).

Ontario Early Years :
main 1-866-821-7770
London West -- 519-473-2825
London Fanshawe -- 519-455-2791
London North Centre -- 519-434-3644
Early learning opportunities for children, birth to 6yrs, seminars, workshops, resources and supports for parents, caregivers and professionals, community playgroups.

Smart Start for Babies -- 519-646-2961

Tyke TALK -- 519-663-0273 or 1-877-818-TALK (8255)

Childreach Centre London North Centre Ontario Early Years Program
-- 519-434-3644
Programs and services for newcomers. Neighbourhood Cultural Playgroups, Parenting in two cultures parenting programs and Engagement strategies to investigate barriers to participation.

University of Western Ontario Dental Clinic
Adults -- 519-661-3326
Children -- 519-661-3329
Emergency -- 519-661-3331

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HELP LINES

Distress Line -- 519-667-6711

Hate Hotline -- 519-951-1584

Kids Help Phone -- 1-800-668-6868

Naseeha - Muslim Youth Helpline -- 1-866-NASEEHA (627-3342)

Parent Help Line -- 1-888-603-9100

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MENTAL HEALTH ARTICLES

Change a Mind, Change a Life

An "Aha! Moment for Glenn Close

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MULTICULTURAL SERVICES

Cross Cultural Learner Centre -- 519-432-1133
Global education and resource centre; diversity training, cultural awareness training.

London Urban Services Organization (LUSO) Centre -- 519-452-1466
Multicultural Outreach Program; Youth Support Programs: Vietnamese Outreach Project, Northeast Community Development Project.

South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre -- 519-686-8600

London InterCommunity Health Centre (LIHC) -- 519-660-0874

Across Languages -- 519-642-7247
Provides interpreting services.

Wheable (G.A.) Centre for Adult Education Thames Valley District School Board -- 519-452-2660
English as a Second Language (ESL) training for adult students in both culture and language according to CLBA document.

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NEIGHBOURHOOD RESOURCE CENTRES & OUTREACH SERVICES

Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre -- 519-642-7630
Hamilton Road Area Community Outreach and Basic Needs Services: Emergency baby food and diaper bank; emergency food cupboard and clothing exchange cupboard; Health Access Vouchers; Neighbourhood Food Depot.


Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre -- 519- 668-2745
Family support, childrens programs, youth program, Ontario Works in the Community, volunteer program, program for older adults and seniors.

Limberlost Chaplaincy -- 519-472-2459

London InterCommunity Health Centre (LIHC) -- 519-660-0874

London Urban Services Organization (LUSO) Centre -- 519-452-1466
Multicultural Outreach Program; Youth Support Programs:
Vietnamese Outreach Project, Northeast Community Development Project.

South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre
-- 519-686-8600

Vanier Childrens Services
-- 519-433-0334
Mental health services for children age 0 to 14. Crisis intake services for children and youth age 0 to 18.

Youth Opportunities Unlimited -- 519-432-1112
Transition services and basic needs supports.

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PARENTS

Ontario Parents Council

Ontario Ombudsman

Parents for Childrens Mental Health

Pediatric Psychiatry pamphlets

Project No Spank

Psychology Foundation of Canada

Quit Smoking Community

Tourettes Syndrome Foundation

Signs and Symptoms

Kids Mental Health

Parents for Childrens Mental Health Association

Firestarters

Understanding the needs of sensory sensitive children - www.sensory-processing-disorders.com

 

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SEXUAL ASSAULT / WOMAN ABUSE

Abused Womens Hotline -- 519-642-3000 / 1-800-265-1576

At Lohsa Native Family Healing Services -- 519-438-0068

Changing Ways -- 519-438-9869 / Caring Dads Program ext. 29
Family violence intervention programs for men and families.

London Abused Womens Centre
-- 519-432-2204

Ontario Helpline -- 1-866-863-0511

Sexual Assault Centre
-- 519-439-0844 / Crisis Line -- 519-438-2272
A women-centered, feminist organization that provides supportive services to women age 16 and older that have experienced sexual violence at any point in their lives

St. Thomas Helpline -- 519-633-0155

Victim Services of Middlesex County -- 519-245-6660 / 1-866-289-3340

Womens Community House -- 519-642-3000 / 1-800-265-1576
Emergency shelter for abused women.

WRRC-Woman's Rural Resource Centre in Strathroy 1-800-265-5390

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SHELTERS

Mission Services Rotholme Womens and Family Shelter -- 519-673-4114
25 hour emergency shelter for homeless women and their children; offers crisis counseling, advocacy and referrals to appropriate community agencies.

Womens Community House -- 519-642-3000 / 1-800-265-1576
Emergency shelter for abused women.

Mens Mission -- 519-672 -8500

Streetscape -- 519-439-9000

Zwaawanong Shelter -- 519-432-2270

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SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Cross Cultural Learner Centre -- 519-432-1133
Global Education and Resource Centre: lending library consisting of global education resources; newcomer employment resources; ESL resources; anti-racism and diversity resources; volunteer opportunities. Diversity Training, Cultural Awareness Trainig for community groups and individuals.

Ontario Works (City of London) Community Services -- 519-661-4520
Helps social assistance clients be more employable and actively supports their efforts to prepare for, find and keep employment; basic social assistance.

Adult Education (TVDSB) -- 519-452-2660

Community Services Department (Child Care Subsidy) -- 519-661-4834

Family Responsibility Office -- 416-326-1818

Housing Information Centre -- 519-434-2765

Legal Aid Ontario

Ontario Ombudsman

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SUPPORT GROUPS

Autism Society of Ontario

Children and Adults with ADD

Eating Disorders Association of London

Justice for Children and Youth


Learning Disabilities Association, London Region -- 519-438-6213

Non-verbal Learning Disabilities Association


Ontario Association of Childrens Aid Societies


Ontario Association of Parents for Childrens Mental Health -- 416-220-0742

Tourettes Syndrome Foundation

Firestarters

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