Children's Mental Health Program

NOTE: the Childrens Mental Health Office is now located at our Main Building, 516 Portage Avenue

Children’s Mental Health Program’s Aim:

To ensure that ‘at-risk” and “high-risk” children, youth and their families that require supportive mental health resources have access to culturally– sensitive, healthy and/or wholistic healing activities and services.

Children’s Mental Health Program:

Provides services and support to children (ages 7-15) and their families that address behavioral and mental health needs. The Program offers a “wraparound” approach to provide services that build community –based relationships and support networks between the children and their families, teachers, and other caregivers.


Highlights of the Program: 

· Referrals to Tele-Mental Health Telepsychiatry

· Intake & assessments

· Peer counseling to assist with coping strategies

· Therapeutic group services such as children’s circles, healing circles

· Safety planning

· Service navigation

· Crisis intervention

· Advocacy

· Referrals  to appropriate needs of family and children

· Public education on violence, addictions and Mental Health

· Community and cultural events

· Open traditional ceremonies



Dorion Chambers, Childrens Mental Health Worker 

516 Portage Avenue, Fort Frances, ON 

Phone: (807) 274-8541 Ext: 297

Toll Free: (877)-496-9034

Fax: (807) 274-4110


Mailing address:

P.O. Box 752

516 Portage Avenue

Fort Frances, ON

P9A 3N1



Summer Hours (July & August):
Monday to Friday
8:30 – 4:00

Regular Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:30 – 4:30