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Resources for Families


Ontario 211 connects people to the right information and services.

Dial 2-1-1 on your phone or call the toll-free number 1-877-330-3213.

The United Way are local charities that support communities in time of need in a variety of ways. Contact information for the local United way organizations:

· United Way Centraide


· United Way Leeds & Grenville


· United Way SD&G


· United Way Prescott-Russell


· United Way Lanark


Children’s Aid Societies 

· Lanark, Leeds, Grenville 1-855-667-2726 or visit:
· Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry 1-866-939-9915 or visit:
· Prescott-Russell 1-800-675-6168 or visit:


Health Units 

· Eastern Ontario Health Unit (SD&G, Prescott-Russelll) visit: 
· Lanark, Leeds, Grenville Health Unit visit:

About Kids Health: A health education and information website for children, youth and their caregivers. Includes mental health information.

Caring for Kids: Provides parents with information about their child’s and teen’s health and well-being; developed the Canadian Paediatric Society. 


Parenting Helpline: Call 1-888-603-9100 or visit:


Children's Mental Health Ontario: Find general information on children’s mental health as well as a search feature for locating children’s mental health agencies in your local area. Visit:

Kids Help Phone: This page provides excellent resources for parents and educators on everything from stress, grief, on-line bullying, sleep challenges and general well-being:

Youth Mental Health Canada - strategies and supports for youth. Mental wellness as well as on-line blogs and resources and peer support:

Mind your Mind – Interactive tools and innovative resources to build capacity and resilience for youth aged 10-29:

Parent’s Lifeline Eastern Ontario: A support for parents with children through young adults who have mental health concerns. 1-613-321-3211 or 1-855-775-7005 Visit:

CHEO: An excellent resource which include articles, YouTube videos with professionals and local resource guides on numerous mental health topics:

CAMH: Provides a wide variety or resources on mental health concerns. Also provides connections to crisis lines:

School Mental Health Ontario: Provides mental health practices to maintain balance and mental well- being at home for children:

ABC’s of Mental Health – Ideas for promoting the mental health of children and adolescents, information about how children change as they get older, descriptions of behaviours that might indicate a problem, and practical suggestions for steps to take:

Child Mind Institute - General mental health information on concerns that range from grief and loss, to depression and anxiety, as well as behaviour and well-being:

Psychology Foundation of Canada - resource for parents and educators providing links to current webinars dealing with relevant topics (i.e., calming the commotion, coping with being alone):

Anxiety Canada - resource for people struggling with anxiety. This website includes explanations around what anxiety is, as well as information regarding coping strategies:

Crisis and other helplines can be found here:


Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario -

LD at Home - resources for parents, students and families dealing with LD’s:

Autism Ontario -

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Ontario Network of Expertise (FASD ONE)

Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada - Webinars, blogs, chats and parent resources around working with individuals that have ADHD:

Children’s Treatment Centres offer many services for children with a variety of challenges including: developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, severe hearing and speaking difficulties, complex or multiple special needs, blind or low vision 

· Communities in the Champlain LHIN:
· Communities in the South East LHIN (most of LLG):

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