Nelson Youth Centres

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-681-2611
Fax 905-681-9450
Social Media Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Jill Shaughnessy, Intake Coordinator; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Longmoor
Address & Map
4225 New St
Burlington, ON L7L 1T3
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Intersection Shoreacres Rd and New St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An accredited children's mental health centre offering therapeutic treatment programs for children and youth between the ages of 6 and 17 years who are experiencing social, emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1978
Primary Executive Cindy McClure, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Grants - Community ; Fundraising ; Donations - Community ; United Way - Burlington/Hamilton, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills ; Foundation
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Major services: 
Children's Program: After School Therapeutic Program * group therapy based * Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Georgetown * focuses on self regulation, emotional regulation, social competences and managing peer conflict. Children/youth may have a diagnosis of ADHD, Anxiety, and/or Learning Disability. They attend once a week for a twelve week session. For children/youth ages 6 to 14 yrs old.  
Family Support Group: family support offered in conjunction with the After School Treatment Program * focuses on effective parenting strategies, promoting positive behaviours and parent child relationships 
Individual and Family Counselling: various counselling formats focusing on effective parenting, family functioning and emotional/behavioural difficulties experienced by the child in the home, school and community 
Reconnecting Youth : community based treatment program for youth between the ages of 15 and 17 years * enhances effective community involvement and life skills * addresses teen issues such as self-esteem and anger management * individual and family counselling (as described above) 
Saturday Social Skills Program: for children with high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder * operates four times a year, eight week sessions * teaches essential interpersonal and communication skills * interactive group recreational programming. For ages 8 to 12 years old. 
Intensive Half Day Program: for children with severe social/emotional issues struggling to stay in school * one half day a week during school year * focuses on development of effective social/emotional skills and learning strategies that enable them to maintain their school placement and function effectively in the home and community
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Program Mon-Thu (Sep-Jun) 3 pm-8 pm 
Summer Program Mon-Thu (Jul-Aug) 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Application parents and/or professionals can make a referral * call Intake Manager about the program and its benefits
Languages English
Fees Program - fees for both the after school treatment program and Saturday Social Skill Groups. Costs vary. Call for details. ; Fee assistance available.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Mental Health Agencies ~ Youth ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Mental Health Issues

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