Algoma Family Services

Site: Sault Ste Marie Office

Service: 0-6 Mental Health Services

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides early identification, intervention and treatment services for young children 
  • Offers assessment and advocacy 
  • Offers individual, family or group counselling 
  • Educates the family about supports and services that are available in the community 
  • Collaborates with community partners to providing a continuum of supports, education, consultation, and services designed to meet the needs of families
 
Offers the following in-school programs: 
Al's Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices 
  • Offers a school-based prevention program that develops young children's social-emotional skills, self-control, problem-solving abilities, and healthy decision-making
 
Building Bridges 
  • Assists children in adjusting to the school setting 
  • Assists children to develop skills that produce appropriate social behaviours
 
Taming Sneaky Fears 
  • Offers a therapeutic group for children who struggle with symptoms of anxiety and their parents
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
Children demonstrating signs of early emotional or behavioural difficulties
Application Contact AFS at 945-5050 (or toll free 1 800-461-2237 from the District) and ask for Intake.
Languages English ; French staffperson
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-945-5050
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-2237
TTY Phone 705-945-5317
Fax 705-942-9273
E-Mail afs@algomafamilyservices.org
Website www.algomafamilyservices.org
Primary Contact Rosemary Gardiner, Manager Administrative Services; Email: afs@algomafamilyservices.org
Alternate Contact Sandie Leith, Director of Service; Email: sleith@algomafamilyservices.org
Primary Executive Mr Ali Juma, Chief Executive Officer; Email: ajuma@algomafamilyservices.org
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 205 McNabb St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 1Y3
 
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Intersection McNabb St and Great Northern Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2001
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services