Frontenac Youth Services

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Record #: OSH0427 Last Modified: 06 Dec 2013 Last Full Update: 06 May 2013
Address & Phone Numbers
Address1160 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON L1H 5L8
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Office Phone905-579-1551
Crisis PhoneDurham Region Crisis Response Line 1-800-742-1890
Toll Free Phone1-877-455-5527 * Referral and central intake 1-888-454-6275
E-mail & web site
Execs & Contacts
Executive 1Margaret Craw, Executive Director; Email:
Geographical details
IntersectionSimcoe St and Ritson Rd
Access details
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * evening appointments as scheduled
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Italian ; Portuguese
EligibilityAges: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Youth, 12-18 years of age experiencing emotional, psychiatric behaviour and learning difficulties
ApplicationCall for more information
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesAdolescent/Youth Counselling ; Behavioural Learning Therapy ~ Adolescents ; Community Mental Health Agencies ; Continuation High Schools ; Crisis Intervention ~ Adolescents ; Crisis Intervention Hotlines ~ Youth ; Dropout Prevention ; Family Counselling ; Group Counselling ~ Adolescents ; Group Homes for Dependent Children ; Psychiatric Day Treatment ~ Adolescents ; Residential Treatment Facilities ~ Adolescents ; Therapeutic Group Homes
DescriptionChildren's mental health treatment centre * residential, out-patient and day treatment programs for youth 12-18 years of age with psychiatric and emotional problems, behavioural disorders, perceptual/learning handicaps * individual, family and group therapy sessions 
Clients may be involved in the following programs depending on their treatment plan 
Day Treatment 
For adolescents with severe academic and behavioural difficulties which prevent them from attending a regular school program on a full time basis  
Individual family and group therapy 
Residential Treatment 
This program is made available through the Durham Residential Admission Program (DRAP) Committee * adolescents are prioritized through this committee for admission 
Intensive Crisis Service 
A community based service for families of adolescents in crisis or in need of specialized immediate or long term intervention 
Return Ticket Program 
An academic psychosocial program for expelled students administered with the Durham District School Board 
Durham Crisis Response Line 
Telephone line open 24 hours, seven days a week for those under 18 that are in crisis that is not life threatening but requires immediate intervention
SubjectsCounselling ; Family therapy ; Mental health ; Youth