Family & Adolescent Straight Talk

Contact Information
Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-469-6338
Fax 905-469-6341
Primary Contact Jim Harkins, Addiction and Family Counsellor; Email:
Alternate Contact Susan Harkins, Volunteer
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) A registered charity with a mandate to provide an effective and immediate support system for adults, adolescents and families within Halton and surrounding areas.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Department of Justice ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees ; Private ; May Court Club of Oakville
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services include: 
* Mental Health/Depression 
* crisis intervention 
* adolescent and adult counselling 
* individual, family and couples counselling 
* anger management 
* stress management 
* relapse prevention 
* gambling addiction counselling 
* assessment and referrals 
* substance abuse (alcohol and drug addiction counselling)  
* group therapy 
* drug testing 
* psychiatrist and medical doctor available for clientele (covered by OHIP) 
* all services are confidential  
* respects every individual's right to privacy without compromise
Hours Office Tue-Wed 9 am-4 pm * Thu, Fri, Sat - Grimsby office * Sun on call 
* telephone crisis emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours 
* crisis assistance Mon-Sun 24 hours 
* men's Relapse Prevention groups/ Wed evening/Sat 
* emergency only, Sun 
* weekly toxicology testing Tue-Wed 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Grimsby ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Toronto Downtown ; St. Catharines
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 75 year(s)
Application Call for information on programs
Languages English
Fees Service - on sliding scale if criteria met ; Admission - S.A.S.S.I (Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory) assessment one time fee ; Call for information * Fee assistance available.
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
1476 Speers Rd, Unit 4A-5
Oakville, ON L6L 2X6
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Intersection Third Line and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Addiction Counselling ; Addiction Treatment ; Child Mental Health ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; Anger Management ; Family Counselling Agencies ; Gambling Addiction Counselling ; General Assessment for Substance Use Disorders ; General Counselling Services ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Adolescents ; Relapse Prevention Programs ; Substance Use Disorder Counselling

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