Where to Start
|Record #: CDR1700||Last Modified: 06 May 2019||Last Full Update: 06 May 2019|
|Social Media||Website: wheretostart.ca/|
|Description & Services|
|Description||WhereToStart.ca Access to Mental Health Services for Children and Youth is the access point for free and confidential mental health services for children, youth and families who live in Peel Region. When you call they will listen to your concerns and help connect you with the most appropriate mental health program or service for you.
WhereToStart.ca is a partnership of Associated Youth Services of Peel, Nexus Youth Services, Peel Children’s Centre, Rapport Youth and Family Services, and the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Clinics at Trillium Health Partners and William Osler Health System.
You can call WhereToStart.ca if you are: between the ages of 12 – 24, and you live in the Region of Peel; or if you are the parent or legal guardian of someone who is under 16 and lives in the Region of Peel; or if you are a community service provider or physician making a referral on behalf of a child/youth and/or their legal guardian (you must have child/youth’s consent to send the referral)
|Hours||Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 4:30pm|
|Areas Served||Peel Region|
|Eligibility||Children and youth up to age 24 who live in the Region of Peel.|
|Application||Intake by phone|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive services available|
|Crisis Phone||Call 416-410-8615 to speak to a crisis worker|
|Primary Contact||Julia Margetiak|
|Service Level||(30) Provincial Government|