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Vanier Children's Mental Wellness - Vanier Children's Services

871 Trafalgar St
London, ON
N5Z 1E6
Administration: 519-433-3101
Intake Services: 519-433-0334
519-433-0334 (24 hour)
Fax: 519-433-1302
iconPath Mon-Thu 8:30am-7:30pm * Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * evenings and weekends by appointment
Crisis Telephone: Daily 24 hours
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2023: Suggest an edit


Call * residential programs apply through the Children's Services Coordination Network (CSCN)

Eligibility / Target Population

Children, youth, families, and guardians who have behavioural, social, emotional difficulties




Kelly Simpson - Executive Director


English ; French

Language Notes

Intake and assessment service, publications, and website offered in French * French interpretation available upon request, contact bilingual intake at ext 228

Area Served

Oxford County, Elgin, Middlesex, and Perth


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Description of Services

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
  • Tele-Mental Health
  • eating disorders
  • 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
  • Live-in 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 
  • Live-in Treatment - Medium Term 6-12 month program that specializes in working with children who have complex and multiple needs
  • Live-in 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
  • Tandem Crisis Support 24-hour telephone crisis intervention available in London and Middlesex

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.

Last Updated: Sep 11, 2023: Suggest an edit