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|Legal Name||Reach Out Centre for Kids|
|Office Phone||Milton 905-875-2575; |
Intake for all locations 905-634-2347 ext 439
|Crisis Phone||905-878-9785 available Mon-Sun 24 hrs|
|Address & Map|
400 Bronte St S, Ste 101
Milton, ON L9T 0H7
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|Located In Community||Milton|
|Wheelchair Accessibility||Fully Accessible|
|Primary Contact||Liz Hopkins, Manager of Clincial Services; Phone: 905-875-2575 ext 223|
|Alternate Contact||Cathy Thomas, Manager of Clinical Services; Phone: 905-875-2575 ext 120|
|Primary Executive||Ron Rodgers, Executive Director; Phone: 905-634-2347 ext 219; Fax: 905-681-7477|
|Alternate Executive||Lorri Interisano, Director of Operations / Community Relations; Phone: 905-634-2347 ext 243; Fax: 905-681-7477|
|Areas Served||Halton Region|
|Description||Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) is a 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).
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 * residential treatment and supportive housing.
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.
Therapist works with groups of children with similar needs to help them with specific challenges e.g. anxiety.
An 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.
The therapist works with the family to help deal with the problems affecting them and their child. A team approach may be used.
The therapist works with the child or youth to explore problems and solutions.
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. The assessment 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 the parents with an individual therapist * sessions during which the child and parent meet with a therapist.
Prevention and Early Intervention Services:
Good Beginnings 0-6 Program:
A program that 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 (2 1/2-6yrs) * training and consultation is provided to day care/nursery school staff and parents to respond to the needs of these children
Youth Aiding Youth (YAY):
Program matches teen volunteers aged 16-20 with 6-12 year old youths who would benefit from a "special friend" and role model.
abOUT us Youth Support:
for LGBYQ+ youth and their families/guardians. * five week program Thursday, May 9, 2013-June 6, 2013-7 pm-9pm * provides a chance to learn how to support each other * must pre-register
24-hour phone consultation and immediate outreach to youth and their families 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.
A groups of parents with similar needs work with a therapist on: Active Parenting Now for Children 6 to 11 * Active Parenting of Teens 12 to 18 * Toddler C.O.P.E. * C.O.P.E. 3-6 yrs * Right From the Start.
|Hours||Mon-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
|Eligibility||Ages: 17 year(s) and under |
Admission to service is prior to the youth's 18th birthday
|Application||All services can be accessed through the walk-in therapy clinic|
|Fees||Service - Clinical service fee ; Those who cannot afford fee will not be refused service.|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Milton|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Service Categories||Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; Child Guidance ; Community Mental Health Agencies ~ Youth ; Family Counselling ; Group Counselling ~ Youth ; Individual Counselling ~ Youth ; Mental Health Hotlines ~ Families ; Mental Health Hotlines ~ Youth ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Psychological Assessment ~ Youth|