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Organization: Vanier Children's Services  
Phone Numbers: Intake Services: 519-433-0334
Administration: 519-433-3101
Crisis: 519-433-0334 (24 hour)
Fax: 519-433-1302
871 Trafalgar St
London, ON
N5Z 1E6
Intersection: Trafalgar St between Rectory St and Egerton St
Location: London (East)
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30am-7:30pm * Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * evenings and weekends by appointment
Crisis Telephone: Daily 24 hours
Executives: Joanne Sherin - Executive Director
Service Description: Children's mental health centre offering community-based assessment, counselling and treatment for children and families

Services include:
  • family therapy
  • parenting support
  • psychiatric and psychological assessment and consultation
  • parent, family, child and youth groups
  • in-home parent training
  • residential treatment
Bilingual Intake - Intake available to London residents 5 days a week during regular business hours * after hours calls left on voicemail are returned within 48 hours
Community Services - Talk-in clinics, family therapy, intensive in-home services and treatment groups for children and families
Crisis Intake Team - 24-hour telephone crisis intervention available in London and Middlesex
Early Years Team - Identification and treatment of emotional, psychological, social and developmental concerns in young children including trauma, behaviour and attachment difficulties
Residential Treatment - Long Term - Specialized program for children who have complex trauma histories and have been in multiple placements, including separation from their family * long term residential treatment available to provide them with the safety and continuity of relationships to deal with their traumatic past 
Residential Treatment - Medium Term - 6-12 month program that specializes in working with children who have complex and multiple needs
Residential Treatment - Short Term - 3-month program designed for children who have a variety of mental health and behavioural issues, offering specialized programming * Child and Youth Counsellors staff the residential facility 24 hours a day
Respite Services - Provides family members with a short-term, break from the care of a challenging child or youth

Fees: Free
Application: Call * residential programs apply through the Children's Services Coordination Network (CSCN)
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children, youth, families, and guardians who have behavioural, social, emotional difficulties
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: Intake and assessment service, publications, and website offered in French * French interpretation available upon request, contact bilingual intake at ext 228
Area(s) Served:
Oxford County, Elgin, Middlesex, and Perth  
See Also: Housing and Residential Care for People with Mental Illness
Learning Disabilities
Mental Health for Children and Youth
Parenting Education
Speech and Language

This information was last completely updated on September 13, 2017

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Updated September 13, 2017
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About Us
Vanier is a leader in helping children and youth age 0 to 14 with emotional and behavioural issues. For over 40 years, we have served London and surrounding communities in southwestern Ontario with compassionate and innovative programs and services.