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Children and youth in crisis

Social Work Services will not be available during the labour disruption.

If you and your child need more immediate attention, please consult with your family doctor to discuss what support is available through his/her office. You may also wish to explore with your employer counselling options made available through your Employee Assistance Programs. As well, following is a list of community-based child and youth mental health and counselling agencies for your reference/consideration.

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COAST
Hamilton Crisis Line 24 hrs. provides services to residents of Hamilton-Wentworth with serious mental health issues who are in crisis. Call 905-972-8338.

CONTACT HAMILTON
Entry point to services for counselling and development services. Call 905-570-8888.

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES
Walk-in single session counselling services available. Call 905-546-2424.

ALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTH
Drug and alcohol related services for 13 to 22 year olds and their families. Call 905-527-4469.

CATHOLIC FAMILY SERVICES OF HAMILTON
Provides individual and group counselling services for a wide variety of issues. Call 905-527-3823.

KIDS HELP PHONE
A free national anonymous and confidential counseling service. Call 1-800-668-6868.

BANYAN COMMUNITY SERVICES
Early intervention and prevention programming for children under 12 which aims at reducing offending behaviours and increases social competence in children 6-12 years of age. Parents learn more effective ways to manage their child’s behaviour. Call 905-544-7778.

HEALTH CARE CONNECTS
Help in locating a doctor in your community. Call 1-800-445-1822.





Children and youth in crisis