Children’s Mental Health Program

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


Susan Ledger, Childrens Mental Health Worker

427 Mowat Avenue, Fort Frances

Phone: (807) 274-8541
Fax: (807) 274-4110

Mailing address:

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

Facebook page – search Fort Frances UNFC CMH


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

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