Record #: GBA1759
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 03 May 2023


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
During the COVID-19 pandemic, public presentations have been suspended until further notice, however virtual presentations can be provided and some of the scripts are available on the CMHAGB Youtube channel and can be viewed at anytime.

Regular Service
Children's mental health prevention program featuring child-sized hand and rod puppets for children to discuss social issues affecting them. Staff and trained volunteers provide presentations to schools, youth-focused agencies, community groups and at special events in the community.

Offers presentations on the following topics:
  • Friendship/Respect and Good Manners for preschool and primary students
  • ADHD (appreciating our differences and celebrating them)
  • Anger (managing and responding to anger)
  • Change (dealing with change in the family, features the Rainbows program)
  • Anti-Bullying (how to cope with bullies)
  • Self Esteem
  • Anti-Smoking (discussion on peer pressure and confidence in making healthy choices)
  • Secrets vs Surprises (the importance of reaching out for help) for primary and junior students
Also offers special presentations on:
  • Fire Prevention, Halloween Safety and Community Policing awareness as well as presentations for military families

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, other times available by request.
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 11 year(s) 
4 year(s) - 11 year(s)
Application Call for information
Languages Scripts also available in French.
Fees Donations are always gratefully accepted in return for presentations.

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1024 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 2H7
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Intersection Between 10th and 11th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-371-3642 ext 1216
Toll Free Phone 1-888-451-2642 ext 1216, 1-888-451-CMHA ext 1216
Fax 519-371-6485
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
YouTube YouTube:
Primary Contact Jackie Ralph, Youth Awareness and Education Coordinator; Email:
Mailing Address CMHA Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services 
1101 2nd Avenue East, Suite 205 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 2J1

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