Betamarsh Incorporated

Record #: GBA1850
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 16 Aug 2023


Description (Service) Betamarsh is a therapeutic agency that provides residential and foster care for children, adolescents and adults in a variety of programs, with individualized and group therapy as essential components of treatment.

Betamarsh provides residents with long-term and short-term placements, in a safe and nurturing milieu. Betamarsh's continuity of care provides residents with support throughout all stages of their lives; from stabilization, to treatment, to semi-independence and full independence. The goal of these specialized programs is to provide the opportunity for the client to develop skills which will enable them to reach their own unique potential.

Saratoga Program:
Therapeutic Residential program situated in the country, licensed for four male or LGBTQ2+ youth between the ages of 12 and 17 years of age.

Homestead Life Skills Program:
Therapeutic Residential program situated in the country, licensed for five female or LGBTQ2+ youth between the ages of 13 and 18 years of age.

Betamarsh Foster Care Program:
Provides a family setting for boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 18 years of age in specialized professional homes.

Betamarsh Independent Program:
An extension of the Saratoga and Homestead Life Skills Program to provide continued care and support to adolescents in the community.

Service Details

Hours Office Hours - Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region
Eligibility Children and teens who have experienced abuse or trauma; demonstrated behavioural problems, or those with emotional, physical, and developmental delays. Age requirements: 3 year(s) - 21 year(s).
Application Social worker referral or call for details
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Goderich
Address & Map
21 Waterloo St S
Goderich, ON
Canada N7A 3N8
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Intersection Waterloo St N and Lighthouse St
Physical Access Partially Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-524-8012
After Hours Phone 519-891-1587
Fax 519-524-6537
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Primary Contact Blake Muxlow, Executive Director; Phone: 519-524-8012 Ext 202; Email:
Alternate Contact Naomi Cohen, Residential Program Manager; Phone: 519-524-8012 Ext 203

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