Contact Information
Office Phone 905-567-7177
Toll Free Phone 1-877-832-2818
Fax 905-567-3215
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Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
6733 Mississauga Rd, Suite 200
Mississauga, ON L5N 6J5
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Intersection Mississauga Rd and Hwy 401
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name MCYS ; Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Former Name Ontario. Ministry of Children's Services. Children's Services Branch (2004)
Agency Information
Description (Agency) The Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides funding for child welfare, family intervention services, children's community support services, children's mental health services, as well as youth justice services
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Five regional offices are responsible for the direct delivery of some ministry programs, and provide a management role for those services delivered locally by municipalities and transfer payment agencies

Child Protection -- services provided by children's aid societies and governed by the Child and Family Services Act

Best Start -- early learning and child care services * healthy growth and development during a child's first years * birth to six years

Prevention and Early Intervention Supports services for children with developmental disabilities and special needs

Program Review and Compliance -- inspect and license all children's residential programs operating in accordance with the Child and Family Services Act

Youth -- works with community agencies, police and school boards to develop more services and programs for youth in under-serviced areas within a five-part strategy: Summer Jobs for Youth Program * Youth in Policing Initiative * Youth Outreach Worker Program * School-based Prevention/Diversion Program * Youth Justice Services

Ontario Child Benefit (OCB) -- depending on the family's income, parents/guardians may qualify for the Ontario Child Benefit * there is no application for the OCB

Special Needs -- provides and funds many special programs and services for children, and their families, who have problems relating to their physical health, emotional health, behaviour, development or mental health
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Simcoe County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
Varies per program
Application Call for information for specific programs
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Child Care Issues ; Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Developmental Issues ; Children's Group Home Licensing ; Foster Home Licensing ; Provincial/Territorial Government Departments ~ Children's Issues ; Provincial/Territorial Government Departments ~ Youth Issues

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