Description & Services
Description (Service) Assists families of children who have a mental health challenge through the following programs: 
Counselling Services 
  • Provides an assessment based on observations, and recommends a particular type of treatment or a treatment plan 
  • Identifies goals or milestones and works together to monitor the path to achieving these goals that are tailored to the child or youth's individual needs 
  • Improves family functioning, increases positive family dynamics, and helps the family to understand the impact of the problem on both the child or youth, and the family unit
 
School-Based Mental Health Services 
  • Assesses the child or youth's individual needs through interviews with the individual, parents and/or caregivers and teachers  
  • Develops an individualized plan tailored to the child or youth's individual needs  
  • Decreases stress within the family by increasing success in the school setting, communicating the child/youth's progress to the family and by the transference of skills learned in school to home life 
  • Provides mental health assistance through classroom, group, and individual programs
 
Home-Based Mental Health Services  
  • Completes a family assessment based on observations made in the child's home environment 
  • Establishes goals and develops a plan that is tailored to the child's individual needs  
  • Uses role-playing exercises, coaching, modeling and counselling within the family unit  
  • Joins the family in daily activities to share immediate observations and provide feedback that reflects progress in the home on a regular basis
Hours By appointment only
Areas Served Mattawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
For families of children and youth with mental health challenges
Application Services by appointment only, call for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-476-2293
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-8555
Fax 705-495-1373
E-Mail info@handstfhn.ca
Website www.thefamilyhelpnetwork.ca
Primary Executive Jeffrey Hawkins, Executive Director
Located In Community Mattawa
Address 150 Water St
Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Donations