Kinark Child and Family Services

Site: Markham - Head Office

Service: Individual, family and group treatment for children and their families

Record Details
Office Phone 1-800-230-8533 * Central Intake 1-888-454-6275
Fax 905-474-1448
Primary Contact Kinark Central Intake; Phone: 1-888-454-6275
Primary Executive Christine Simmons-Physick, Program Director Community Mental Health, Central (Simcoe, York, Peel), Kinark Child and Family Services; Phone: 905-713-0700; Email:
Funding Provincial
Description (Service) Individual, family and group treatment is provided to children and their families within local communities * services are provided to children who are living at home or youth living on their own in their communities, as well as to children who are in residential care; 
Multi-Systemic Therapy (MTS): works intensively with children and youth with extremely complex emotional, social and behavioural needs; 
Families First and Behaviour Stabilization and Consultation Team delivers intensive short-term services to families within their own homes; 
Crisis Services: these programs are supported by funding from the Ministry of Children & Youth Services and provided in collaboration with other agencies in local communities * provides crisis response to children and families in York Region;  
Residential Treatment: children and youth in residential treatment are placed in home-like settings within communities; 
Education/Day Treatment: Kinark, in collaboration with local Boards of Education, offers education/day treatment in a number of program areas; 
Child Care: Kinark provides child care in four locations in the northern sector of York Region for children between the ages of 18 months and 12 years * programs include Nursery School, Kindergarten and Before and After School Programs; 
Therapeutic Family Care: places children and youth with trained Treatment Parents and their Families * designed for children and youth who require greater structure and intensity of services than can be provided in their own family homes;  
0-6 programs: an array of new programs for young children and their families, often in collaboration with other agencies in the communities where this organization's services are located, such as Early Years Centres; 
Respite Programs: offers Respite Relief services to families with children /youth who are experiencing emotional and/or behavioural problems * these programs help to keep families intact and prevent more intrusive, costly, long-term, out-of-home placements; 
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program): Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) is a multilevel family intervention program for the prevention and treatment of behavioural and emotional problems in pre-adolescent children
Hours Contact for information
Areas Served York Region - Offices located in Aurora, Keswick, Markham, and Vaughan
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under
Application Contact Central Intake to be guided through referral process
Languages English ; Interpretive services will be arranged when required
Fees None
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
500 Hood Rd, Ste 200
Markham, ON L3R 9Z3
Intersection Warden Ave and Hwy 407
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ Young Offenders ; Child Custody/Visitation Assistance ; Health Related Temporary Housing ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Families ; Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ; Juvenile/Youth Delinquency Diversion Counselling ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Secured Supportive Housing Units ~ Young Offenders ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Youth ; Youth Enrichment Programs


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