Description (Service) Voluntary service available to children, youth and their families who are experiencing mental health difficulties that require support beyond Counselling Walk-In Clinic service
  • therapy is evidence-based and tailored to meet the needs of each child or youth and family
  • culture, family and community are important to supporting these services and help determine the appropriate setting and frequency of service
Intensive Service Therapy program (IST)
  • provides a range of intensive and flexible in-home and community-based services for children, youth with mental health needs
  • Intensive Treatment Service program is concentrated over ten to twelve weeks.
  • program serves to strengthen the capacity of families to support their children as well as the ability of children and youth to function effectively in their homes and community
Group Programming
  • Therapists offer various group programming, based on need and demand
  • referral to these programs can be completed out of a single session counselling session or as recommended by an ongoing therapist
  • Some of the groups periodically offered are:
    • Enhancing Attachments - a five-session program for foster, adoptive and kin-parents designed to assist them to better understand and support the children in their homes who have experienced trauma and attachment disruptions
    • Triple P groups (0-12 and teen) is a family intervention for parents of children who have or are at risk of developing behavior problems, it is a preventive program that promotes positive, caring relationships between parents and their children, and helps parents develop effective strategies for dealing with a variety of childhood behavior problems and common developmental issues
Coordinated Service Planning (CSP)
  • voluntary service that is offered to families who have children and youth with multiple and/or complex special needs to connect to the right services and supports
  • for families with a child/youth who is involved with multiple agencies providing specialized services (e.g., rehabilitation services, autism services, developmental services, and/or respite supports, special education).
  • for families with a child/youth who is experiencing ongoing challenges related to their development (e.g., physical, communication, intellectual, emotional, social and/or behavioural, mental health).
  • for families who have identified that they are struggling with coordinating services for their child/youth
  • for families who may be experiencing external barriers which make it difficult to coordinate services for their child/youth
  • for more information or to download a referral form, please visit:
Specialized Consultation and Assessments
  • Child and Youth Mental Health programming has access to specialized consultation and assessments (i.e. psychiatric and psychological) to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of a child or youth as part of their mental health treatment plan

Service Details

Hours Office:
  • Mid Sep-Mid June: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, closed for lunch 12 noon-1 pm
  • Mid Jun-Mid Sep: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Emergency services:
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Muskoka District
Eligibility Children, Youth 18 years and under and their families living in Simcoe County and Muskoka District
Application Call or email for information about programs
Languages English; French - Website, Interpretation, Interpretation - formal
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Huntsville
Address & Map
81 Main St W
Huntsville, ON
Canada P1H 1X1
Intersection Main St W and Wilmott St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-789-8866
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4236
Crisis Phone 1-844-287-9072, Child & Youth Mental Health Crisis Line
Fax 705-789-6210
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Mailing Address Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions - Barrie Office 
60 Bell Farm Rd, Unit 7 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 5G6

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