Program: Elgin Office

Organization: Wellkin Child and Youth Mental Wellness
Description of Services: Community-based child, youth and family mental health centre * assessment, counselling and treatment for children and families * consultant services available for assessment and psychological testing * psychiatric and other specialized assessments

Specialized Programs
  • Early Years (0-6 years) - Comprehensive assessment and interventions services to children in their home, school and community
  • Intensive In-Home Service (0-17 years and their families) - Brief, intensive, in-home and in-school support and intervention for families
  • Urgent/Crisis Service (0-17 years and their families) - Ensures a therapist is available when an urgent assessment must take place * help is also available after normal working hours for urgent telephone consultation

Children and Teen Programs
  • K.I.D.S. Group (Kid’s Ideas About Divorce and Separation) - 8-week co-ed program for children ages 6-8 & 9-12 experiencing difficulties with their parents' divorce or separation
  • Anger Solutions Group - 8-week co-ed program for children ages 7-9 experiencing anger problems
  • Worry Warriors (ages 9-12) 8-week co-ed group for children ages 9-11 experiencing difficulties with anxiety
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (ages 14-18) 16-week program for youth and support person who wants coping skills

Parenting Programs
  • ADHD Parent Workshop - 3-hour sessions For caregivers of children diagnosed with ADHD
  • Home Improvement School-Aged - Tools for Parenting - 5-week sessions on how to guide a school-aged child (aged 7-11 years) using positive, evidence-based strategies
  • Positive Parenting of Teens - 5-week sessions on how to re-work the parenting role with young adults (aged 12-18 years) using positive, evidence-based strategies

Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Newborn to youth 17 years and their families * applicants must come voluntarily
Application: Walk-in Thu from 10am-6pm
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English ; German
Area(s) Served: Elgin

Phone Numbers: 519-539-0463
Toll-Free: 1-877-539-0463
Crisis: 1-877-539-0463
After Hours: 1-877-539-0463
Fax: 519-637-8170
Email: info@wellkin.ca
Website: www.wellkin.ca
Address: 99 Edward St
St Thomas, ON
N5P 1Y9
Intersection: Woodworth Ave and Edward St
Location: St Thomas (Balaclava South)
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm * Fri 8:30am-4pm
Walk-In Counselling Service: Thu 10am-6pm
Crisis Services: Daily 24 hours
 
About Us

We create hope; help children and youth learn to cope; and together we build strength to manage challenges related to mental health. Wellkin Child and Youth Mental Wellness offers accessible, compassionate programs and services to support families free of charge.

This information is provided by thehealthline.ca. It was last completely updated on: 7/20/2018

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