COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Service Change: Telephone/virtual support and counselling available. In-person counselling and face-to-face services by appointment during regular hours.

For after hours support, call 519-539-0463 or 1-877-539-0463.

Elgin Office

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800 Talbot St, Suite 3
St Thomas, ON
N5P 1E2
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519-539-0463
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1-877-539-0463
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1-877-539-0463
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Toll-Free: 1-877-539-0463
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Fax: 519-637-8170
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Crisis Services: Daily 24 hours
Last Updated: Dec 23, 2021: Suggest an edit

Application

Attend a Walk-In program to register

Eligibility / Target Population

Newborn to youth 18 years and their parents/caregivers

Fees

Free

Languages

English ; German

Language Notes

Interpretation available upon request

Area Served

Elgin

Accessibility

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Description of Services

Community-based child, youth and family mental health centre * assessment, counselling and treatment for children and families * consultant services available for assessment and psychological testing * psychiatric and other specialized assessments

Specialized Programs
  • Early Years (0-6 years) - Comprehensive assessment and interventions services to children in their home, school and community
  • Intensive In-Home Service (0-17 years and their families) - Brief, intensive, in-home and in-school support and intervention for families
  • Urgent/Crisis Service (0-17 years and their families) - Ensures a therapist is available when an urgent assessment must take place * help is also available after normal working hours for urgent telephone consultation

Children and Teen Programs
  • K.I.D.S. Group (Kid’s Ideas About Divorce and Separation) - 8-week co-ed program for children ages 6-8 and 9-12 experiencing difficulties with their parents' divorce or separation
  • Anger Solutions Group - 8-week co-ed program for children ages 7-9 experiencing anger problems
  • Worry Warriors (ages 9-12) 8-week co-ed group for children ages 9-11 experiencing difficulties with anxiety
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (ages 14-18) 16-week program for youth and support person who wants coping skills

About Us

We create hope; help children and youth learn to cope; and together we build strength to manage challenges related to mental health. Wellkin Child and Youth Mental Wellness offers accessible, compassionate programs and services to support families free of charge.

Last Updated: Dec 23, 2021: Suggest an edit
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