ADAPT: Halton Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Service

Site: Burlington Office

Service: Addiction Assessment and Treatment

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Record #: BTN0059 Last Full Update: 12 Aug 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone905-639-6537 Burlington; 
905-849-6969 Head Office 
Social MediaLinkedIn LinkedIn
Primary ContactIntake Coordinator; Phone: 905-639-6537 ext 0
Alternate ContactGlen Ricketts, Program Director; Phone: 905-639-6537 ext 40; Email:
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameADAPT: Halton Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Service
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity ; (80) United Way
Primary ExecutiveIan Stewart, Executive Director; Phone: 905-849-6969 ext 222; Email:
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services; Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way
ElectionsAGM September, elections October
Service Information
DescriptionPrograms include assessment, counselling, and group and educational services with respect to alcohol, drug and gambling related issues.  
* families of those affected are welcome 
* additional branch offices are located in Oakville, Milton, Georgetown and Acton 
Major services: 
* assessment of alcohol, drug or gambling problem 
* individual counselling to help make changes with drinking, drug abuse, problem gambling 
Community Withdrawal Management  
* offers an alternative to residential withdrawal management for individuals who can safely stop at least one mind or mood altering substance  
* outreach services provided  
* drop-in group offered for additional support  
Days Ahead Youth Program 
* assessment and counselling services for youths struggling with issues related to alcohol and/or drugs or affected by the drug/alcohol issues of someone else  
Parent Program 
* support through individual sessions or 5 week Parent Education Group (youth need not be a client) 
Opioid Outreach and Treatment Program 
*treatment and support for those with concerns related to opioid use 
Problem Gambling 
* assessment, outpatient treatment, counselling for those affected by the gambling 
* a series of free community awareness education sessions on problem gambling 
* sessions help to identify and intervene with those struggling with this problem 
Problem Gambling Day Treatment 
* five day treatment program helping clients to build a foundation for healthy, long-term lifestyle changes 
Family Counselling 
* counselling and support to those affected by the drinking, drug use or problem gambling of a family member (that family member need not be a client) 
* one day monthly family workshop  
Concurrent Disorders/Halton Homes 
* individual and group counselling for individuals with concurrent disorders (affected by both substance use or gambling plus a mental health issue) 
First Episode Psychosis/ Phoenix Program 
* addiction services to those experiencing early stages of psychosis (as part of clinical team) 
Know The D.E.A.L. (Drugs, Education, Alcohol & the Law) 
* assessment, 4 session psycho-educational group, and follow up, to youth referred by school personnel or Halton Region Police Service Diversions Program 
Community Justice Programs 
* assessment and counselling for youth experiencing issues related to drug and alcohol use and are on probation, involved in Extra-Judicial Sanctions or have a Community Service Order 
* also deals with Extra Judicial Sanctions and Community Service Orders for youth referred to ADAPT by the court  
Group Counselling 
* ongoing support in weekly group sessions helping individuals to learn to live without drinking or using drugs 
* separate groups are available for spouses, family members and problem gamblers 
Community Consultation and Education 
* consultation services to community workers encountering individuals with addiction or gambling problems 
Transitional Aged youth Outreach Program (TAYOP) 
* outreach support to assist young adults in overcoming homelessness, unemployment and limited education to address their substance use and/or mental health concerns 
* to other services after assessment or during treatments 
* assistance in maintaining change and continuing client's progress  
* local service provider for Back-on Track, the remedial measures program for those convicted of impaired driving in Ontario 
Branch Offices 
Halton Hills: 
211 Guelph Street, Suite 5, Georgetown, L7G 5B5 
25 Main Street N, Acton L7J 1H2 
245 Commercial Street, Suite B1, Milton, L9T 2J3  
165 Cross Avenue, Suite 203, Oakville, L6J 0A9 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; some areas of Mississauga
EligibilitySelf, family or agency referral
ApplicationTo arrange an assessment appointment, or for more information, contact the Intake Coordinator at 905-639-6537 ext 0. 
All Problem Gambling Day Treatment inquiries can be directed to Kristyn Inglis, Program Manager at 905-691-0231 or toll free at: 1-866-783-7073 or by email at
Site Information
Site LocationBurlington Mall
Located In CommunityBurlington
Address & Map
Burlington Mall, Office Galleria
777 Guelph Line, Ste 214
Burlington, ON L7R 3N2
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IntersectionGuelph Line and Fairview St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Additional Service Sites
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesCentral Intake/Assessment for Substance Abuse ; Community Service Orders ~ Juvenile Diversion ~ Juvenile Probation ~ Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ; Gambling Counselling/Treatment ; Substance Abuse Counselling ; Substance Abuse Counselling ~ Adult Children of Alcoholics