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Community resources

Services for Aboriginal Peoples

Atenlos Native Family Services

Address: 109-343 Richmond Street
London, ON
Contact: 519-438-0068 (contact: Peggy Sheldon)
Description: Government-based family social services

At Lohsa Family Healing Services

Address: 109-343 Richmond Street
London, ON
www.atlohsa.com
Contact: 519-438-0068
Crisis service: 519-432-0122
Shelter: 519-432-2270
Description: Providing a wide range of services to individuals of First Nations descent including family support, violence prevention and intervention, Elder’s circle, community education, training, and prevention programs, drop-in centre, counselling and support. 24 hour emergency shelter for women and their children at risk of abuse in the home.

N’Amerind (London) Friendship Centre

Address: Address: 260 Colborne Street
London, ON
www.namerind.on.ca
Contact: 519-672-0131
Description: Providing a variety of programs to individuals of Aboriginal descent, including crisis intervention and support, one-on-one counselling, anti-violence workshops, and a drug and alcohol abuse recovery program.

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Addictions

Addiction Services of Thames Valley

Address: 200 Queens Avenue, Suite 260
London, ON
www.adstv.on.ca
Contact: 519-673-3242
Description: Assessment and treatment of alcohol, substance and gambling problems

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Address: 137 Consortium Court
London, Ontario
www.aalondon.org
Contact: For information: 519-438-9006
24 hour hotline: 519-438-1122
Description: Peer support and information for people struggling with alcohol abuse or addiction.

Al Anon and Alateen

Address: 137 Consortium Court
London, Ontario
www.aalondon.org
Contact: 519-457-9393
Description:

Support and information for spouses (Al Anon) and children (Alateen) of people strugging with alcohol abuse or addiction.

 

Concurrent Disorders Program

Address: Regional Mental Health Care (London)
850 Highbury Ave
London, ON
Contact: 519-631-8510 ex. 49800 (Coordinated Access)
Description: Inpatient and outpatient services for adults with a severe and persistant mental illness AND an active substance abuse disorder.

Drug and Alcohol Registry and Treatment (DART)

Address: www.dart.on.ca
Contact: 1-800-565-8603
Description: Information and referral for alcohol and substance use problems.

Narcotics Anonymous

Address: 79 Wellington
London, ON
www.na.org
Contact: 519-661-0119
Description: Peer support and information for people struggling with drug addiction.

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Adult Mental Health Services (General)

Canadian Mental Health Association

Address: 648 Huron Street
London, ON N5Y 4J8
www.london.cmha.ca
Contact: 519-434-9191
Description: Offering crisis support, assessment, support groups, housing advocacy for people with mental health disorders, information and referrals to regional mental health services.

Can-Voice

Address: 450 Spruce Street
London, ON
users.gtn.net/canvoice
Contact: Information: 519-434-8303
Description: Peer-support for anyone who has been treated in a mental health program; promotes public awareness of mental health issues.

Daya Counselling

Address: 141 Dundas Street, 6th floor
London, ON N6A 1G3
www.dayacounselling.on.ca
Contact: 519-434-0077
Description: Emotional and behavioural counselling, grief counselling and bereavement support, employment counselling. Support group for adults who recently lost a spouse through divorce, separation, or death. Fee with sliding scale (free services may be available depending on income and circumstance).

Family Service Thames Valley

Address: 125 Woodward Avenue
London, ON
www.familyservicethamesvalley.com
Contact: 519-433-0183
Description: Counselling and group programs for youth, adults, couples and families. Help with stressful life situations, times of transition, change, and loss; difficulties in personal, couple, and family relationships; emotional and psychological distress; impact of trauma or abuse. Services in English, French, Polish, Spanish, Dutch, and Arabic.

General Adult Ambulatory Mental Health Services (GAAMHS)

Address: London Health Sciences Centre
Contact: Accessed through coordinated intake: 519-667-6551
Description: Day treatment and outpatient services for those diagnosed with a mental health disorder.

London InterCommunity Health Centre

Address:

659 Dundas St East
London, ON N5W 2Z1

1355 Huron Street, unit #7
London, ON N5V 1R9


www.lihc.on.ca

Contact: Dundas - 519-660-0874
Huron - 519-659-6399
Description: Provides information, counselling (for Centre clients only) and referrals for local psychiatrists. Youth Outreach Worker Team connects youth with programs and services in the community. The Centre also provides a broad range of health care and community services.

SEARCH Community Mental Health Services

Address: 21 Richmond Street
Strathroy, ON N7G 2Z1
www.searchcommunityservices.ca
Contact: 519-245-0120 or 1-888-216-6716
Description: Services for adults 16 years of age and older. Offer counselling, crisis support, community living support, activity program, information and referral.

WOTCH Community Mental Health Services

Address: 534 Queens Avenue
London, ON
www.wotch.org
Contact: 519-668-0624
Description: For youth ages 16 and older who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. Provide a variety of services including psychiatric counselling and treatment, pre-vocational training, employment counselling, permanent housing program.

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Treatment (General) – 15 and younger

Adolescent Mental Health Services

Address: Regional Mental Health Care (London)
850 Highbury Avenue North
London, ON
Contact:

For information: 519-45505110 ex. 48600

For referral: 519-631-8510 ex. 49800 (Coordinated Access)

 

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Address: London Health Sciences Centre
South Street Hospital
346 South Street
London, ON N6A 4G5
Contact: 519-685-8500 (ask for child and adolescent mental health program)
Description: For children and adolescents ages 15 and younger. Offers crisis services, urgent assessment, and treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, family therapy and other mental health concerns.

 


Child and Parent Resource Institute

Address: 600 Sanatorium Road
London, ON N6H 3W7
www.cpri.thehealthline.ca
Contact: 519-858-2774
Description: Providing services to children and youth with complex mental health and/or developmental challenges (and their families) on a short term residential and community basis. Services include assessment, consultation, treatment, research and education, as well as programs and clinics for children and youth, their families and caregivers.

Craigwood Youth Services

Address: 520 Hamilton Road
London, ON
www.craigwood.on.ca
Contact: For information: 519-432-2623
Crisis intake: 519-433-0334
Description: variety of programs for youth ages 12-18 experiencing mental health and behavioural difficulties. Services include the 6 Rivers Wilderness Program (12 day wilderness venture emphasising problem solving and working together) and the Family and Community Support Program (treatment groups and day treatment program, intensive family support services).

Family Service Thames Valley

Address: 125 Woodward Avenue
London, ON
www.familyservicethamesvalley.com
Contact: 519-433-0183
Description: Counselling and group programs for youth, adults, couples and families. Help with stressful life situations, times of transition, change, and loss; difficulties in personal, couple, and family relationships; emotional and psychological distress; impact of trauma or abuse. Services in English, French, Polish, Spanish, Dutch, and Arabic.

Oxford-Elgin Child and Youth Centre

Address: 912 Dundas Street
Woodstock ON N4S 1H1
www.ocyc.on.ca
Contact: 519-539-0463
Description:

Provides mental health services to children, youth and their families. Includes counselling services for youth 17 and under. Youth Justice Program helps youth ages 12- 17 who committed a criminal offense and have mental health needs.

Vanier Children’s Services

Address: 871 Trafalgar St
London, ON N5Z 1E6
www.vanier.com
Contact:

For information: 519-433-3101

24 hour crisis intervention and intake: 519-433-0334

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Western Area Youth Services (WAYS)

Address: 714 York Street
London, ON N5W 2S8
Contact: 519-432-2209
Description:

Mental health services to children and youth (ages 12-18) and their families in Southwestern Ontario. Providing a wide range of services including crisis services, residential mental health services, group homes, youth support services, family support services, family respite, community outreach, foster care, youth justice services, open custody/open detention residential facilities.

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Community Centres and Programs

Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre

Address: 150 King Edward Ave
London, ON
www.gccrc.ca
Contact: 519-668-2745
Description:

Community centre providing services for youth and families. The Vibe Drop-In Program is a chance for youth to socialize, providing free food, movies and video games. Direct Youth Support and other programs at the centre allow teens to gain experience in event planning, leadership, and complete volunteer hour requirements for high school

London Coffee House Program

Address: 538 Dundas Street
London, ON
Contact: 519-439-9000
Description:

Adults 20 years and over with limited social and/or financial resources including adults with mental health issues. Drop-in centre provides free coffee, tea, juice and a light snack, activities include a facility for socializing, cards, pool, games and organizes other social and recreational events and trips on a regular basis.


London Jewish Community Centre

Address: 536 Huron St
London, ON
www.jewishlondon.ca
Contact: 519-683-3310 (Laraine Hurwitz, Program Director)
Description:

Community centre providing social, recreational and cultural programs for individuals belonging to all beliefs and cultural backgrounds. Fees for some programs


London Urban Services Organization (LUSO)

Address: 1193 Oxford Street East, Unit 2
London, ON
www.lusocentre.org
Contact: 519-452-1466
Description:

Community centre organizing community events for children youth adults, and newcomers to Canada. The Northeast Youth Support Program encourages feedback from teens on how the community can be a more engaging environment.

 


YMCA of Western Ontario

Address: YMCA Centre
382 Waterloo Street
London, ON
(additional locations can be found on website)
www.ymcawo.ca
Contact: General: 519-667-3306
Youth programs: 519-645-7553 ex. 2223 (Mandy Knill)
Description:

YMCA provides a broad range of recreational programs and services to children, youth, adults, and families. The YMCA also offers a variety of outdoor camping experiences. The YMCA is a part of the Federal Public Sector Youth Internship Program which helps youth to break the “no experience, no work” cycle. This program is offered to youth 15- 30 who are out of school and unemployed or underemployed.

 

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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorder Program (Child and Adolescent), London Health Sciences Centre

Address: London Health Sciences Centre
South Street Hospital
346 South Street
London, ON N6A 4G5
Contact: 519-667-6640
Description:

Offering services for clients up to age 17 who are experiencing Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, or eating problems including restricting, bingeing, purging, excessive exercise and low body weight

 


Hope’s Garden, Eating Disorders Support & Resource Centre

Address: 379 Dundas Street, Suite 210
London, ON N6B 1V5
www.hopesgarden.org
Contact: (519) 434-7721
Description:

Helping people struggling with eating disorders and friends and family of those struggling with eating disorders. Hope’s Garden offers information, support groups and workshops for those ages 18 and older.


National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)

Address: ES 7-421, 200 Elizabeth Street
Toronto, ON M5G 2C4
www.nedic.ca
Contact: 1-866-633-4220
Description:

Information on eating disorders and their treatment, including a directory of service providers.

 

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Emergency/Crisis Services

Centralized Emergency Psychiatric Service

Address: London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
Contact: 519-685-8500 (ask switchboard for CEPS)
Description:

CEPS provides emergency services for those experiencing a mental health emergency. It also serves as the access point for Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services at LHSC


Kids Help Phone

Address: www.kidshelpphone.ca
Contact: 1-800-668-6868
Description:

Anonymous telephone counselling and referral service for individuals ages 16 and younger. Can also post questions at the website.

 

London Mental Health Crisis Service

Address: 862 Richmond Street
London, ON N6A 3H8
Contact: 519-433-2033
Description:

Providing services for adults 16 years of age and older who are experiencing crisis. Face- to-face counselling is provided (1-2 sessions) by appointment or drop-in Monday-Friday, 9:30-4:00. The Mobile Crisis team will go to individuals in the community (i.e. go to a client’s home) and are available 24/7. The crisis hotline is also available 24/7 for crisis counselling and empathetic listening.

 


The London and District Distress Centre

Contact: 519-667-6711
Description:

Hotline for anyone experience distress. Providing telephone support and empathetic listening.

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Grief

Bereaved Families of Ontario (London)

Address: 571 Wharncliffe Rd South
www.bfo.london.on.ca
Contact: 519-686-1573
Description:

Support for parents who have lost a child, youth who have lost a parent or sibling, women who have experienced a miscarriage. Offers support groups, workshops, and one-on- one peer support.

 


Daya Counselling

Address: 141 Dundas Street, 6th floor
London, ON N6A 1G3
www.dayacounselling.on.ca
Contact: 519-434-0077
Description:

Grief counselling and bereavement support. Also offers other counselling services. Fee with sliding scale (free services may be available depending on income and circumstance).


Suicide Bereavement Support Group (through CMHA)

Contact: 519-434-9191
Description:

This group offers on-going peer support for individuals who are still experiencing shock or are having extreme difficulty in coping with their loss are encouraged to seek alternative forms of support. This is not a therapy group, but a peer support group.

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Information and Education

Connex Ontario

Address: www.connexontario.ca
Contact: General information: 519-439-0174
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Infoline: 1-800-565-8603
Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-230-3505
Mental Health Services Information Line: 1-866-531-2600
Description:

Providing health services information, 24/7, tollfree.


Mind Your Mind

Address: www.mindyourmind.ca
Description:

Award-winning site by youth for youth. Providing information, resources and tools to help youth manage stress, crisis, and mental health problems.

 


National Institute of Mental Health

Address: www.nimh.nih.gov
Description:

Government-based information site providing up-to-date information on mental health news, research and events.

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Legal Aid and Justice System Services

Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System

Address: 254 Pall Mall Street, Suite 2000
London, ON N6A 5P6
www.lfcc.on.ca
Contact: 519-679-7250
Description:

Child welfare assessment, parenting coordination following separation or divorce, youth justice and mental health services, support and preparation for children testifying in court


Family Law Information Services

Address: 80 Dundas St, Suite A (London Court House)
London, ON N6A 6A3
www.mediationcentre.com
Contact: 519-660-3001
Description:

Free or sliding scale elgal advie, mediation, support and referral


London Police Services Family Consultants and Victim Services Unit

Address: 601 Dundas Street
London, ON N6B 1X1
www.police.london.ca
Contact: 519-661-5626
Description:

Support for victims of crime


Ontario Legal Aid

Address: 171 Queens Ave, Suite 610
London, ON N6A 5J7
www.legalaid.on.ca
Contact: 519-433-8179
Description:

Legal aid services for low income individuals

 


Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Address: 80 Dundas St, Main floor, Unit B
London, ON N6A 6A2
www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
Contact: 519-660-3041
Description:

Support and referrals to victims of crime.

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Mood and Anxiety

London Region Mood Disorders Self Help Group

Contact: For information on this group, contact CMHA: 519-434-9191
Description:

A peer support group for individuals who suffer from a mood disorder


London Shyness and Social Anxiety Support Group

Contact: For information on this group, please contact CMHA: 519-434-9191
Description:

A group for people with social phobia who would like to give and receive support to others experiencing similar anxiety. This is a peer support group, not a therapy group.


Mood and Anxiety Program

Address: Regional Mental Health Centre (London)
850 Highbury Avenue
London, ON
Contact: For information: 519-646-6100
For referral: 519-631-8510 ex. 49800
Description:

For adults 18 years and older who are experiencing severe and complex mood and/or anxiety disorders that have not responded to treatment. Recurrent or chronic conditions including bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive- compulsive disorder, phobias, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Offering inpatient, outpatient and outreach (community) services.

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Partner Abuse

Abused Women’s Help Line

Address: 281 Wellington
London, On
Contact: 519-642-3000
Description:

Telephone support for women who have experienced domestic abuse.


Assaulted Woman’s Helpline

Address: www.awhl.org
Contact: 1-866-863-0511
Description:

Telephone support, information and referral for women who have experienced sexual or physical assault or domestic abuse. Also provides help with safety planning and finding a shelter in your area.


London Abused Women’s Centre

Address: 217 York Street, Suite 107
London, ON
www.lawc.on.ca
Contact: 519-432-2204
Description:

Provides counselling and support to women who have been abused by their partners. Includes safety planning, advocacy, one-on-one counselling and support groups.


Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centre – Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

Address: 80 Grand Avenue West
Chatham, ON N7L 1B7
www.sacc.to
Contact: 519-352-6400 ex. 6382
Description:

Treatment and counselling for women and children who have experienced sexual assault or domestic abuse.

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Pregnancy and Parenting

A Safe Passage

Address: www.asafepassage.info
Description:

Support for pregnant women who have experienced abuse in the past.


Family Networks

Address: www.familynetworks.ca
Contact: 519-659-6399 ex. 404
Description:

Support and community resources for families


Heartspace

Address: 200 Queens Ave., Suite 260
London, ON N6A 1J3
www.adstv.on.ca/heartspace.htm
Contact: (519) 673-3242 ex. 222
Description:

Services for women who are involved in substance abuse and are pregnant or parenting children ages 0-6 years. Support groups, mother-child groups, workshops.

 


Merrymount Children’s Services

Address: 1064 Colborne St
London, ON N6A 4B3
www.merrymount.on.ca
Contact: 519-434-6848
Description:

Support and crisis care for children and families.


Middlesex-London Health Unit

Address: 50 King Street
London, ON N6A 5L7
www.healthunit.com
Contact: 519-633-5317
Description:

Healthy child development programs, wellness, parenting education and workshops

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Psychosis

Prevention and Early Intervention in Psychosis Program (PEPP)

Address: London Health Sciences Centre
South Street Hospital
392 South Street
London, ON N6A 4G5
Contact: 519-667-6777
Description:

Detection, assessment and treatment for individuals 16-50 who have experienced a psychotic disorder for the first time.


Psychosis Program

Address: Regional Mental Health Centre (London)
850 Highbury Avenue
Contact: For information: 519-646-6100 ex. 48100
For referral: 519-631-8510
Description:

Inpatient and ambulatory services to people diagnosed with a psychotic disorder. Offers assessment, treatment, discharge and transition support, and follow-up care and rehabilitation.

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Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Centre – Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

Address: 80 Grand Avenue West
Chatham, ON N7L 1B7
www.sacc.to
Contact: 519-352-6400 ex. 6382
Description:

Treatment and counselling for women and children who have experienced sexual assault or domestic abuse.


Sexual Assault Centre London

Address: 379 Dundas Street, Suite 121
London, ON N6B 1V5
Contact: 24/7 crisis/support line: 519-432-2272 or 1-877-529-2272
Description:

Counselling and support for women who have experienced sexual violence. Services in English and Spanish.

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Walk-In Medical Clinics

Byron Medical Clinic

Address: 1255 Commissioners Road West
London, ON
Contact: 519-641-6668
Description:

Walk-in medical clinic


Oxford Medical Clinic

Address: 140 Oxford Street East
London, ON
Contact: 519-433-4999
Description:

Walk-in medical clinic


Western Medical Clinic

Address: 240 Wharncliffe Road North
London, ON
Contact: 519-435-0111
Description:

Walk-in medical clinic


 

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Last Updated August 6, 2013 | © 2007, LHSC, London Ontario Canada