Blue Hills Child and Family Centre

Site: Richmond Hill Centre

Service: Children's Mental Health Centre Richmond Hill

Record Details
Office Phone 905-773-4323
Toll Free Phone 1-866-536-7608
Fax 905-737-7090
E-Mail bluehills@bluehillscentre.ca
Website www.bluehillscentre.ca
Primary Contact Simone Shindler, Community Clinical Supervisor; Phone: 905-773-4323 ext 327; Fax: 905-773-8133; Email: sshindler@bluehillscentre.ca
Alternate Contact Intake Worker, Intake Screeners; Phone: Ext 339 or 351 or 352 905-773-4323; Fax: 905-773-8133
Volunteer Coordinator Deborah Manion, Community Outreach and Capacity Building Coordinator; Phone: 905-773-4323 ext 318; Fax: 905-773-8133; Email: dmanion@bluehillscentre.ca
Established 1968
Primary Executive Vince Tedesco, Interim Executive Director; Phone: 905-773-4323 ext 313; Fax: 905-773-8133; Email: spivko@bluehillscentre.ca
Alternate Executive Steffanie Pelleboer, Director of Programs and Services; Phone: 905-773-4323 ext 387; Fax: 905-773-8133; Email: spelleboer@bluehillscentre.ca
Funding Provincial
Description (Service) Client centred services focus on social, emotional and behavioural well-being primarily for children, youth and their families and includes residential programs, nonresidential programs and programs geared to the support and education of staff of other child serving systems * specific services include: Intake Service, Counselling Services Individual, Family, Group, Play Therapy, Intensive Services, Specialized birth to 6 services, Triple P (positive parenting), Children's Therapeutic Residential and Day Treatment Services 
 
Hosting several services in partnership with other service organizations:  
1. Children's Centralized Respite Service for families already receiving services from a children's mental health organization; 
 
2. Centralized Consultation and Assessment Service for child/youth mental health agencies only;  
 
3. Family Mediation and Information Service for anyone seperating or divorcing provides:  
a) On site mediation services available to families who are before a judge in court that day, to deal with minor issues and judge-referred mediations on narrow issues related to family problems such as disagreements about the care and custody of children after separation and visiting arrangements;  
b) Off site family mediation for resolving care and custody disputes, visitation arrangements, child and spousal support payments and the division of property and assets and general decision making -- an inexpensive alternative to court system; 
c)Free Mandatory Information Program on impact of separation on children and adults as well as overview of the court process and alternatives to litigation-offered twice weekly in the evening * call FLIC to register 905-853-4816;  
d) Family Law Information Service (FLIC) at the Courthouse 50 Eagle Street West, Newmarket, ON Phone 905-853-4816; 
 
FLIC Offers a Walk in service for anyone looking for infomaiton regarding separating/divorcing * offers alternatives to family court system * screens cases on an individual basis to determine appropriateness for mediation * provides information about professional mediation, community services and supports * contact FLIC to set up an appointment. Mon to Fri 9 am to 4 pm; 
 
4. Central East Region Alternative Dispute Resolution Program - partnership with York CAS, Durham CAS, Simcoe CAS, Kawartha-Haliburton CAS and Northumberland/Highland Shores CAS: this program, helps to find solutions for families involved with Child Welfare, is an alternative to court, and helps families to work together with the CAS to find solutions * different approaches include - Family Group Decision Making, Child Protection Mediation and Aboriginal Approaches * call 905-773-4323 ext 305 or 386 for more information
Hours Flexible - day and evening appointments 
 
Reception - Winter: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm  
Reception - Jul & Aug - modified schedule
Dates Year round
Meetings On site in both Aurora and Richmond Hill office  
On site in Vaughan and Markham satellite offices and in special circumstances meetings can be in the clients homes for a specific period of time
Areas Served York Region
Boundaries York Region - for children's mental health related services 
Ministry of Children and Youth Services Central East Region boundaries for Alternative Dispute Resolution Services  
0-6 Services - West section only of York Region - South of King Sideroad and West of Yonge Street and then Stouffville
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Focus on social, emotional or behavioural 
Self or professional referral to Intake  
Accept warm transfers - verbal and/or written
Application Not for basic services however, application is a requirement for student placements
Languages English ; French ; Please inquire about specific languages * Interpreters available as needed
Fees None - except for sliding scale for Family Mediation
Site Location Richmond Hill
Located In Community Richmond Hill
Address & Map
10350 Yonge St, 4th Floor
Richmond Hill L4C 5K9
Intersection Yonge St and Elgin Mills Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Entrance; Parking; washroom
Service Categories Caregiver Counselling ~ Children and Youth with Emotional Disturbance ; Day Rehabilitation ~ Children and Youth with Emotional Disturbance ; Residential Treatment Facilities ~ Children and Youth with Emotional Disturbance

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