Westover Treatment Centre

Site: Thamesville - Victoria St S

Service: Westover Treatment Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-692-5110
After Hours Phone Staff available 24 hours/day
Crisis Phone 1-800-721-3232 (Addiction Assistance Service)
Fax 519-692-3138
E-Mail homeoffice@westover-fdn.org
Website www.westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Stacey Pretty, Intake Clerk; Phone: 519-692-5110 ext 107
Alternate Contact Marilyn McKinlay, Director of Administrative Services; Phone: ext 103
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) To provide high quality community-based treatment to substance dependent persons and families in Southwestern Ontario
Regional Treatment Centre where individuals can go to find counselling, guidance, support and friendship in their recovery from alcohol and drug addiction * The Centre also aids individuals who have been affected by another person's addiction

Programs offered are: 19 Day Residential Chemically Dependent Program-highly structured program includes individual counselling, videos, discussions, lectures and recreation, a six month aftercare program follows residential treatment; The program uses a variety of methods to help clients gain an understanding of addiction as a primary illness, recognize the thinking patterns that have established the need for substances, make a committment towards accepting personal responsibility for maintaining abstinence in recovery, make changes in thinking, feeling and acting needed for a renewed value system.

6 Day Residential Family Program-Open to men and women who feel their life has been affected by someone else's drinking or drug abuse; this program is offered bi-weekly; a 6 month aftercare program follows treatment.

Weekend Family Program - for family members of clients presently in the residential addiction program; in the family programs information is provided on substance abuse and how it affects the family members, through lectures, group discussions and videos, guidance is given on changes individuals can make to help them deal with the affects of substance abuse on them, and their subsequent reaction to life situations.

Aftercare Programs-London, Windsor, Sarnia and Thamesville *Addiction Assistance Service 1-800-721-3232 (Counsellors available 24hrs/day, 7days/week) to help people who are in need of assistance with their own addiction or those who have been affected by the addiction of another; these include addictions to alcohol or drugs

The Addiction Assistance Service will aid with finding support for a persons immediate addiction problems from the community services such as: Full withdrawal from substance abuse at the Windsor or London Withdrawal Management Centres, Counselling for addiction problems.
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Dates Year round execept for Christmas shutdown
Meetings Aftercare Tue 6:45 pm Westover Treatment Centre Thamesville 
Aftercare in London Wed 7 pm, 12 noon 379 Dundas St 
Aftercare in Windsor Thu 7 pm CAW 1973 Hall 3719 Walker Rd 
Aftercare in Windsor 12 noon 3400 Somme Rd 
Aftercare in Sarnia Tue 7 pm 350 Indian Rd S
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Youth 16yrs+; Adult; Seniors; Male; Female who suffer from or have been affected by the problems of substance abuse
Application Assessment required; Application process required;
Languages English
Fees Program ; Service ; Yes if not legal resident of Ontario; Fees covered by OHIP if legal resident of Ontario 
Some private pay beds available
Agency Information
Established 1986
Primary Executive Ron Elliott, Executive Director; Phone: ext 102; Email: relliott@westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Alternate Executive Ron Paterson, External Client Services; Phone: ext 109; Email: rpaterson@westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation - Westover Foundation ; Provincial - Erie-St.Clair LHIN; Fundraising; Donations; Foundation - Westover Foundation
Elections September
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Location just past railroad tracks going south on Victoria St
Located In Community Thamesville
Address & Map
2 Victoria St S
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
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Intersection Victoria St and London Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 8 
2 Victoria St S 
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking; ramp; useable washroom
Other Details
Resources pamphlets; bi-annual newsletter distributed free to members and others as requested

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