Children's Mental Health Program

SERVICES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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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

Contact


Dorion Chambers, Childrens Mental Health Worker
dchambers@unfc.org 


516 Portage Avenue, Fort Frances, ON 

Phone: (807) 274-8541 Ext: 297

Toll Free: (877)-496-9034

Fax: (807) 274-4110

http://www.unfc.org 

 

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 752

516 Portage Avenue

Fort Frances, ON

P9A 3N1

 

HOURS

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


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