Children's Mental Health Program


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Tele-Mental Health appointments – appointments are done through video app program with Toronto Sick kids/ CMH Worker and family

One to one counselling and support over the phone, Zoom and Facebook call

Parental Support

Assist youth with school work

Advocacy over the phone, help complete Disability forms, service navigation  

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 

427 Mowat Avenue, Fort Frances

Phone: (807) 274-8541 

Toll Free: (877)-496-9034

Fax: (807) 274-4110 

 Mailing address:

P.O. Box 752, Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1



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

Regular Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.