Wellkin Child and Youth Mental Wellness

Site: Elgin Office

Service: Children and Youth Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-539-0463
Toll Free Phone 1-877-539-0463
After Hours Phone 1-877-539-0463
Crisis Phone 1-877-539-0463
Fax 519-637-8170
E-Mail info@wellkin.ca
Website www.wellkin.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm * Fri 8:30am-4pm
Walk-In Counselling Service: Thu 10am-6pm
Crisis Services: Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries Elgin
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
 
Newborn to youth 17 years and their families * applicants must come voluntarily
Application Walk-in Thu from 10am-6pm
Languages English ; German
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1997
Funding Provincial - MCYS
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas (Balaclava South)
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
99 Edward St
St Thomas, ON N5P 1Y9
Intersection Woodworth Ave and Edward St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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