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Griffin Centre

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Address:
1124 Finch Ave W Unit 1, Toronto, ON M3J 3J6
Phone: 416 222-1153
Fax: 416 222-1321
Eligibility:
  • 0-5
  • 6-12
  • 13-17
Description of Service:

Youth Programs: ages 12-18 years with dual diagnosis (mild developmental delay and complex emotional, behavioural or mental health needs, including ASD)

Adult Program: ages 16+ who have a developmental disability or dual diagnosis (developmental disability and serious mental health challenges) and a range of other issues or challenges (i.e., in conflict with the law, immigration, housing etc.)

Griffin Centre offers professional services; assessment, service coordination planning, individual, family and group counseling, specialized day/residential services and respite services.

Community and Family Support Services: joint program encompassing both Youth and Family Support Services and Community Connections.  Provides support for youth and families dealing with conflicts and concerns at home, in school or in the community.  For youth 12-30 years (depending on program) with emotional or mental health challenges which may or may not be accompanied by a mild developmental disability.

What's Up Walk In Clinic: free child and youth mental health counseling service, welcoming youth 29 and younger, and their parents or caregivers.

Day/School Support Services: a therapeutic program with an individualized academic component for youth between 12 and 18 years of age with a dual diagnosis (mild to moderate developmental disability and mental health challenges), mental health and/or behavioural challenges whose needs exceed the capacity of the school system.  Services are provided in partnership with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB).

Residential Support Services: range of 24 hour residential care and support services for youth (12-18 years of age at point of referral) with a dual diagnosis (i.e. mild to moderate developmental disability and mental health challenges) in community based settings.

Transitional Support Services: transitional treatment and supports to assist adults with a dual diagnosis (i.e. developmental disability, mental health challenges and/or behavioural challenges) and their families to transition successfully to increased independence in the community.

After School Social/Respite Services Recreation Program: 12-18 years old with a dual diagnosis.  Social evening activities may include: basketball, bingo, floor hockey, cooking, music, community awareness, street safety, social skills training and living skills.