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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
Email: askvanier@vanier.com
Website: www.vanier.com
Address:
871 Trafalgar St
London, ON
N5Z 1E6
Intersection: Trafalgar St between Rectory St and Egerton St
Location: Southeast London
Accessibility:     Partially Accessible
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30am-8:30pm * 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 in residential, respite and outpatient and out client programs * services offered include:
  • family therapy
  • child management training
  • pediatric and psychological assessment and consultation
  • art or play therapy
  • occupational therapy
  • parent, family, child and youth groups
 
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 - Group focused family therapy and intensive family services in-home and schools 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 can provide them with the safety and continuity of relationships to deal with their traumatic past in a more stable family-like setting
 
Residential Treatment - Medium Term - 6-12 month program that specializes in working with children who have serious complex 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 * counsellors staff the private residence 24 hours a day
 
Respite Services - Provides family members with a short-term, break from the day-to-day 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: French reception, programs, publications, and website for some services * French interpretation available upon request, contact bilingual intake at ext 228
Area(s) Served: London, Middlesex, Elgin, Huron, Oxford and Perth (Map)
See Also: Crisis Intervention
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 8/9/2013

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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.