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Organization: Roberts / Smart Centre  
Phone Numbers: 613-728-1946
Toll-Free: 1-800-279-9941
Teletype: 613-235-2257
Fax: 613-728-4986
250 City Centre Ave, Ste 302
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6K7
Intersection: Scott St and City Centre Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Katherine Neff - Executive Director
613-728-1946 ext 222 *
Nancy Laframboise - Manager of Administrative Services
613-728-1946 ext 245 *
Contacts: Mariette Chretien - Intake Coordinator
613-728-1946 ext 236 *
Laurent Filiatraut - Residential Services Manager
613-728-1946 ext 242 *
Service Description: 24-bed integrated children's mental health centre providing residential treatment for high-risk adolescents

Mental Health Residential Program: 15 residential placements for adolescents with emotional and behavioural difficulties * 11 of these beds are for youth involved with child welfare * 5 beds are for families from the community and are accessed through Coordinated Access

Secure Treatment: eight beds for adolescents with a severe mental health disorder whose behaviours place them at imminent risk to harm themselves or others, and require intensive treatment in a secure environment

Day Treatment: special education treatment program, in conjunction with local boards of education, serving youth who experience difficulties in the mainstream system due to behavioural problems * 4 classrooms, English and French

The Debbie Campbell Learning Academy: Private School under the provincial Education Act providing specialized learning and behavioural intervention programs for adolescents with severe behaviour problems * students may earn a variety of Ontario Secondary School credits at the grade nine and ten level and remedial programs are offered for adolescents who are functioning at the elementary level (English only)

School-based Mental Health program: provides mental health services in local high schools * individualized support to teens within the school setting as well throughout the summer months where needed * coordinates and refers teens for mental health services * supports social skills development and transitional support

Transition and Community Outreach: provides youth in the care of the Centre who are moving through key transition points in their development * assistance is also provided to youth and families in the community where there is a risk of out-of-home placement, harm to self or others and other services are not available or appropriate * provides the support needed to stay at home, to transition, to access other community support services and to assist in navigating into the adult mental health system

Fees: Service - Some services only
Application: Referrals from parents, School Boards, Children's Aid Societies and youth serving agencies
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: At-risk adolescents between 12-18 years, presenting challenging mental health and behavioural struggles
Age: 12.00 - 18.00 years
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Mental Health for Children and Youth

This information was last completely updated on May 28, 2017

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