Mental Health Programs & Services
We provide service to children, youth and their families with social, emotional, psychological and/or psychiatric difficulties.
Reasons for referral may include:
- behaviour concerns at home, school or within the community
- symptoms of depression or anxiety
- grief, adjustment to parental separation, or blended family issues
- difficulty managing anger
- parent/child conflict
- trauma such as abuse or assault
- family violence, addiction and/or mental health problems may contribute to the family’s stress
Eligibility is determined by a number of factors:
- Geographic location
- Age of individual
- Presenting problems/diagnosis
- Other community resources
- Program capacity
- Meeting specific Ministry requirements
Geographic Area Served
Woodview offers Mental Health services in Halton, Hamilton and Brantford. To access service in one of these communities the service participant must be a resident of that community.
How to make a referal to a Woodview program
All referrals are made through the centralized intake process (Contact Brant) at (519) 758-8228. All clients seeking service must call Contact Brant directly. Exceptions include referrals for the TAPP-C (The Arson Prevention Program for Children) which are made directly by the Fire Departments of Brantford and Brant County, the Youth Justice Program which are made directly by Probation Officers, and Youth Justice Court-Ordered Assessments which are made directly by the court.
All referrals for Canada House and the Child and Youth Autism Programs are made through the centralized intake process (Contact Hamilton) at (905) 522-3304.
Referrals for day treatment are made directly to Mountain or Delta Programs.
Requests for the Halton Intensive Program are directed to the Program Co-ordinator, but will also be reviewed by Connections Halton to determine priority and need for Intensive service. Applicants should call the program directly at (905) 689-4727.
All other referrals for service are made directly to the program.
Halton: (905) 689-4727
Hamilton: (905) 689-4727
Brant: (519) 752-5308
Overall: to the Central Administration Office/Burlington at (905) 689-4727
Woodview also provides services to children, youth and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s Syndrome. Visit our autism services page for more info.
Our team of highly qualified and caring professionals includes child & youth workers, specially trained teachers, social workers, home based/outreach workers, psychometrists, administrative staff, and consultants (psychologists,psychiatrists and pediatricians).
Programs Offered at Woodview
- educational, therapeutic and recreational programs in a school setting in partnership with the local school boards for children whose needs cannot be met in a regular classroom
- residential programs that work closely with the child’s family
- office-based counselling
- camps and recreational programs to enhance social skills and self-esteem
- home-based intensive programs for children and families with complex needs