Community Based - Non Residential Services
|Early Years Information|
|Early Years Headings||Children’s mental health agency ; Resources for children with special needs and their families ; Social concerns (i.e. empathy, bullying) ; Special needs program/service|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Hamilton Mountain West|
|Major Intersection||Upper Paradise Rd and Mohawk Rd W|
|Primary Contact||Alex Thomson, Executive Director; Phone: ext 223; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Kelly Lazure-Valconi, Manager of Clincial Services; Phone: ext 235; Email: email@example.com|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Lynwood Hall's Community Based - Non Residential Services include: |
* Treatment-Foster Care Program: an in-home service available to children in the care of the Hamilton CCAS who would benefit from a placement in a treatment foster home. The service is staffed by foster parents (employed by the Child Welfare agencies) supported by child and youth workers, social workers and has access to an advanced nurse practitioner. Access to the program is through the Hamilton CCAS or Haldimand Norfolk CAS.
* Day Treatment - School Programs ( Upper Paradise Site serving children ages 6 to 13, Compass East and West Site serving adolescents ages 13 to 17): This service emphasizes support in specific behavioural, emotional and academic problems. The program is staffed by trained child and youth workers, special education teachers (employed by the Hamilton District School Board), social workers and has access to an advanced nurse practitioner. Emphasis is placed on reintegration of children to their community school settings or other less intrusive setting. Children and adolescents may be served in either the on-site classrooms or through the outreach staff working with children in their home schools. Access to the programs are through a Board of Education referral.
* Intensive Child and Family Services Program: A home-based service that is provided to children, 0 to 18 years of age, with emotional and behavioural difficulties and their families in their own homes, communities and schools. The program is staffed by trained child and youth workers and has access to a consulting advanced nurse practitioner. Access to the program is through CONTACT Hamilton.
Children with Complex Needs Program (CCNP) provides case management and In-Home service to support the child/youth with complex mental health needs or a dual diagnosis. The program staff have access to a consulting advanced nurse practitioner. Access to this service is through CONTACT Hamilton.
Intensive Mental Health Student Serivces provides multi-disciplinary treatment interventions to students of the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board and the Hamilton Catholic district School Board. This service is provided in the school homes and in the community and services students up to the age of 18 (or 21 who are enrolled in school). the program staff have access to an consulting advanced nurse practitioner.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm (Flexible)|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of)|
|Boundaries||The City of Hamilton including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and under|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services|
|Service Categories||Case/Care Management ~ Children and Youth with Emotional Disturbance ; Case/Care Management ~ Chronic/Severe Mental Illness ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities ; Case/Care Management ~ Dual Diagnosis ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities ; Family Preservation Programs ~ Chronic/Severe Mental Illness ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities ; Family Preservation Programs ~ Dual Diagnosis ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities ; Special Education Classes/Centres ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities|