Site: Milton Office

Service: ROCK

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Record #: MIL0203 Last Full Update: 23 Jun 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameReach Out Centre for Kids
Contact Information
Office PhoneIntake for all locations 905-634-2347 ext 439; 
Milton 905-875-2575;  
Burlington 905-634-2347;  
Oakville 905-339-3525
Crisis Phone905-878-9785 available Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary ContactLiz Hopkins, Manager of Clinical Services; Phone: 905-875-2575 ext 223
Alternate ContactErin Rittich-Haber, Manager of Clinical Services; Phone: 905-875-2575 ext 235
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameROCK
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary ExecutiveRon Rodgers, Executive Director; Phone: 905-634-2347 ext 219; Fax: 905-681-7477
Alternate ExecutiveLorri Interisano, Director of Operations / Community Relations; Phone: 905-634-2347 ext 243; Fax: 905-681-7477
FundingFundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Milton
Service Information
Service/Program DescriptionA regional non-profit children's mental health centre serving children aged 0-18 years experiencing emotional, behavioural, developmental, learning and/or social difficulties, and their families in the Halton Region. 
Walk-In therapy clinic: 
* access to ROCK is through the walk-in therapy clinic on Wed from 12 noon to 8 pm (last appointment 6:30 pm) 
Clinical services: 
* multi-disciplinary approach to assessment and treatment which focuses on family's understanding of child's difficulties 
* treatment services include family consultation, individual, family and group therapy and residential treatment and supportive housing 
Behaviourial consultation:  
* preschool consultant provides consultation and support to parents and child care staff regarding a child's behaviour  
* provided on an outreach basis in the child's home and/or preschool setting  
* recommendations and strategies are based on observations and reports from the child's parents and teachers  
Children's groups: 
* therapist works with groups of children with similar needs to help them with specific challenges like anxiety 
* in-home and/or in-community intensive counselling support program for children, youth and their families where there is a risk of family breakdown, harm or loss of school placement 
Family therapy: 
* therapist works with the family to help deal with the problems affecting them and their child 
* a team approach may be used 
Individual therapy: 
* therapist works with the child or youth to explore problems and solutions 
Psychological assessment: 
* psychological assessment and diagnosis is a regional service 
* assessments will be considered for children and youth where there is a concern about cognitive and emotional functioning 
* may help to understand a child's specific strengths and weaknesses and to assist in treatment planning 
Trauma treatment program: 
* the family of a child who has experienced chronic or acute trauma may be referred  
* consists of three stages including a six session parent information group  
* sessions for parents with an individual therapist  
* sessions during which the child and parent meet with a therapist 
Prevention and Early Intervention services: 
* offers a variety of treatment services for families with children 0-6 years  
* P.A.T.H. program provides on-site assessment and consultation for preschool children 0-school aged years (approx 0-3.8) in child care settings 
* training and consultation is provided to daycare/nursery school staff and parents to respond to the needs of these children 
Youth Aiding Youth (YAY): 
* matches teen volunteers ages 16-20 with youths ages 6-12 years who would benefit from a special friend and role model 
Crisis service: 
Monday-Sunday 24 hour phone consultation and immediate outreach to youth and their families for issues including mental health difficulties * family conflict * loss of housing * financial problems 
Community Support activities include: 
* working with other community stakeholders to empower people  
* services that build skills in adults and children who are not at risk for mental health problems  
* early intervention activities involving children 0-16 years of age 
Parenting groups: 
* groups of parents with similar needs work with a therapist on: Active Parenting Now for Children ages 6-11 * Active Parenting of Teens ages 12-18 * Toddler C.O.P.E. * C.O.P.E. 3-6 yrs * Right From the Start
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * evening appointments are available; 
Walk-in clinic: Wed 12 noon-8 pm * last appointment is 6:30 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region
EligibilityAges: 17 year(s) and under 
admission to service is prior to the youth's 18th birthday
Applicationall services can be accessed through the walk-in therapy clinic *  
no referral is necessary
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services
FeesService - clinical service fee ; those who cannot afford fee will not be refused service
Site Information
Located In CommunityMilton
Address & Map
400 Bronte St S, Ste 101
Milton, ON L9T 0H7
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AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAdolescent/Youth Counselling ; Child Guidance ; Community Mental Health Agencies ~ Youth ; Family Counselling ; Mental Health Evaluation ~ Youth ; Mental Health Hotlines ~ Families ; Mental Health Hotlines ~ Youth ; Parenting Skills Classes
Other Details
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