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Nelson Youth Centres

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Record #: BTN0214 Last Full Update: 08 Oct 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone905-681-2611
Fax905-681-9450
Organization Emailoffice@nelsonyouthcentres.com
Websitewww.nelsonyouthcentres.com
Social MediaTwitter Twitter
Primary ContactJill Shaughnessy, Intake Coordinator; Email: jshaughnessy@nelsonyouthcentres.com
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionAn 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.
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established1978
Primary ExecutiveCindy McClure, Executive Director; Email: cmcclure@nelsonyouthcentres.com
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Grants - Community ; Fundraising ; Donations - Community ; United Way - Burlington/Hamilton, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills ; Foundation
Service Information
Service DescriptionAn 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 
 
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm; 
Program Mon-Thu (September-June) 3 pm-8 pm; 
Summer Program Mon-Thu (July-August) 9 am-3 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region
EligibilityAges: 7 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Applicationparents and/or professionals can make a referral * call Intake Manager about the program and its benefits
LanguagesEnglish
FeesProgram - 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 CommunityBurlington (Longmoor)
Address & Map
4225 New St
Burlington, ON L7L 1T3
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionShoreacres Rd and New St
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesCommunity Mental Health Agencies ~ Youth ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Mental Health Issues