Westover Treatment Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hours 519-692-5110
Toll Free Phone General Inquiries 1-800-721-3232 ; Addiction Assistance Service 1-800-721-3232
Crisis Phone 1-800-721-3232 (Addiction Assistance Service)
Fax 519-692-3138
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: 519-692-5110 ext 103
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Addiction Treatment Centre 
* provides high quality community-based treatment to substance dependent persons and families in Southwestern Ontario 
Regional Treatment Centre provides: 
* counseling 
* guidance 
* support 
* friendship in the recovery from alcohol and drug addiction  
* also aids individuals who have been affected by another person's addiction 
Programs offered: 
* 19 Day Residential Chemically Dependent Program (highly structured program includes individual counseling, 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 
* help in recognizing the thinking patterns that have established the need for substances 
* make a commitment towards accepting personal responsibility for maintaining abstinence in recovery 
* life Skills help for a renewed value system 
7 Day Residential Co dependency Program 
* open to men and women who feel their life has been affected by someone else's drinking or drug abuse 
* 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 
* the family programs provides information 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. 
Stage Two Relapse Prevention Program 
* a 7 day Residential program is offered 6 months or longer after attending the residential addition treatment 
The Addiction Assistance Service: 
* will aid with finding support for a persons immediate addiction problems from the community services available such as:  
* full withdrawal from substance abuse at the Windsor or London Withdrawal Management Centres 
* counselling for addiction problems.
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Meetings Recovery Support available at the following locations:  
* Westover Treatment Centre Thamesville: Tue, 6:30 pm  
* London: Wed 12 noon, 6:30 pm, 379 Dundas St 
* Windsor: Thu 12 noon or 6:30 pm 3400 Somme Rd 
* Sarnia: Tue 6:30 pm 350 Indian Rd S 
* Tiverton: Wed 4:30 pm Bruce Power Visitor Centre County Rd 20 
* Goderich: Wed 7 pm Knox Presbyterian Church 9 Victoria St N  
* Oakville Wed 6:30 pm Bronte Mall 2441 Lakeshore Rd W Unit 7B (Addiction Clients only) 
* Leamington: Mon 6:30 pm St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 60 Eire St N 
* Kingsville: Tue 6:30 pm Community Church 1860 Division Rd N 
* Simcoe: Mon 6 pm (Co-dependency) and Wed 6 pm (Substance Disorder) Partner Homes House 394 West St 
* Cambridge: Tue 2 pm, Wed 6 pm Wesley United Church 6 Cambridge St
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Lambton County - including Four Counties Hospital ; Leamington ; Transportation provided to Withdrawal Management Centers in London, Windsor and Sarnia or residential treatment Centres in London , Windsor, and possibly other locations. Must provide own transportation back to original pick-up destination unless special arrangements made with Addiction Assistance Service are made.
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals who suffer from or have been affected by the problems of substance abuse
Application * Assessment required for Government funded beds Addiction Program 
* Application process required 
* Recovery Support, call for details 
* Stage Two Recovery Program, call for details 
* Co dependency Program self referral
Languages English
Fees Fees covered by OHIP if legal resident of Ontario. Some program fees may apply. Some private pay beds available for a fee.
Agency Information
Established 1986
Primary Executive Ron Elliott, Executive Director; Phone: 519-692-5110 ext 102; Email: relliott@westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Alternate Executive Ron Paterson, External Client Services; Phone: 519-692-5110 ext 109; Email: rpaterson@westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation - Westover Foundation
Elections Sep
Site Information
Located In Community Thamesville
Address & Map
2 Victoria Rd S
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
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Intersection Victoria Rd and London Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 8 
2 Victoria Rd S 
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
Other Details
Print Material * pamphlets 
* bi-annual newsletter distributed free to members and others as requested

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