Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System

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Record #: LON2612 Last Modified: 19 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 07 Mar 2013
Contact Information
Office Phone519-679-7250
Fax519-675-7772
E-Mailinfo@lfcc.on.ca
Websitewww.lfcc.on.ca
Agency Information
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established1974
Primary ExecutiveDan Ashbourne, Executive Director
FundingPrivate ; Provincial - MCYS
Agency Services
Description and Service Details
DescriptionNonprofit mental health centre that advocates on behalf of the needs of children, youth and families in crisis because of crime and violence * clinical assessments, intervention, consultation and training, public education, research and advocacy * programs provide support, mental health assessments, monitoring of parental disputes, counselling, psychological support * professional workshops and training are also offered

Professional Workshops and Training - Training workshop topics include impact of domestic violence on children, child sexual abuse, cognitive behavioural interventions, youth suicide prevention, bullying, adolescent depression, vicarious trauma, child witnesses who testify in court, custody and access disputes

Resource Development and Publications - Develops training packages for helping professions * provides publications regarding child, youth and family mental health issues

Child Welfare Assessments - Assessments that help answer questions and inform decisions about case planning in the best interests of the children

Clinical Support Program - Program provides counselling to referred young people 12-18 years living in local custody or therapeutic care settings

Custody and Access Project - Conducts comprehensive mental health assessments of all parties in custody and access disputes to make child-centred recommendations on custody, for families or for the courts

Services and Programs:
  • Child Witness Program
  • Expert Testimony
  • Intensive Interventions Services for Youth
  • Parenting Coordination
  • Youth Criminal Justice Assessment Services
  • Youth Therapeutic Court Worker
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas ServedSouthwestern Ontario
BoundariesSouthwestern Ontario for government funded programs * Ontario for fee-for-service programs
EligibilityChildren, youth and families
ApplicationCourt referral required for some programs * parenting capacity or custody and access referrals, call 519-679-7250 ext 104
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FeesFree
Site Information
Site LocationCentral London
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
254 Pall Mall St, Ste 200
London, ON N6A 5P6
IntersectionPall Mall St and Wellington St
AccessibilityFully Accessible