Nelson Youth Centres

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-681-2611
Fax 905-681-9450
E-Mail office@nelsonyouthcentres.com
Website www.nelsonyouthcentres.com
Social Media Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Jill Shaughnessy, Intake Coordinator; Email: jshaughnessy@nelsonyouthcentres.com
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An accredited children's mental health centre offering therapeutic treatment programs for children and youth between the ages of 7and 17 years who are experiencing social, emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1978
Primary Executive Cindy McClure, Executive Director; Email: cmcclure@nelsonyouthcentres.com
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Grants - Community ; Fundraising ; Donations - Community ; United Way - Burlington/Hamilton, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills ; Foundation
Service Information
Description (Service) An accredited children's mental health centre offering therapeutic treatment programs for children and youth between the ages of 7and 17 years who are experiencing social, emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties.  
 
Major services: 
Children's Program: After School Treatment Program * therapeutic groups * Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Georgetown * focuses on self-esteem, social knowledge, expression of feelings, anger management, life skills, problem solving, peer relations, leadership/risk taking, community awareness, bullying 
 
Parenting Program: parent 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 Autism Spectrum Disorder * operates four times a year, eight week sessions * teaches essential interpersonal and communication skills * interactive group recreational programming 
 
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: 7 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.
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington (Longmoor)
Address & Map
4225 New St
Burlington, ON L7L 1T3
 
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Intersection Shoreacres Rd and New St
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Community Mental Health Agencies ~ Youth ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Mental Health Issues