Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre

Site: London Head Office

Service: Family Support Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 Service Change: Remote support is available. Staff have access to email and voice mail. Crisis line (519-870-2797) is being managed. See COVID-19 Update for more information.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-434-6848
Fax 519-434-6851
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Support, transition and crisis care for children and families designed to strengthen and support family life and the well-being of children * family support groups * overnight care * supervised access

All Kids Belong - Promotes the inclusion of all children with special needs into licensed child care settings * provides support to community child care programs and before/after school programs by increasing their knowledge, skills and capacity to create unique family service plans for every child with special needs

Children's Groups - Promotes skill development and coping strategies for circumstances children may encounter, such as separation/divorce, family addictions, self-esteem and social skills

Crisis Residential/Respite Program - Crisis Residential Program

Family and Child Support Program - Provides care to children whose families are experiencing emergency, crisis, stress, disruptive situations and are in need of non-traditional care

Family Resource Program - Offers various programs addressing different age groups and issues, including coping with separation, divorce or remarriage and child behavioural problems, self-esteem and social skills * public speaking and training sessions for community groups * programming for local schools and neighbourhoods

Parenting Groups - Group programs for parents and caregivers * see website for more details on groups

Services and Programs:
  • Elgin Supervised Access Program
  • London and Middlesex Supervised Access Program
  • Oxford Supervised Access Program
Hours Daily 24 hours
Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Areas Served Elgin County ; London ; Middlesex County ; Oxford County
Boundaries London, Middlesex, Elgin and Oxford
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) and under 
Children birth up to 13 years and their families * especially those who are experiencing stress and need additional support and resources
Application Call for appointment
Languages English ; French
Fees subsidy available for eligible families
Agency Information
Established 1874
Primary Executive Paul Howarth, Executive Director
Funding Municipal - London ; Private ; Provincial - MCYS
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Location London (North)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
1064 Colborne St
London, ON N6A 4B3
Intersection Colborne St and Huron St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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