Kinark Child and Family Services

Site: Cobourg

Service: Youth Crisis Response Program

Description (Service) The Youth Crisis Response Program provides rapid response for children and youth up to the age of 18 exhibiting suicidal, homicidal, or violent/destructive behaviour, in addition to general mental health concerns. The service provides an initial risk assessment, arranges for immediate supports and services as part of a safety plan that reduces risk, and develops an individualized plan that addresses treatment issues and accesses community supports.
Service Details
Hours Referral: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
To be admitted to the program, youth must meet one of three criteria: suicidal ideation, homicidal, or exhibiting aggressive behaviour that has persisted for at least six months.
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Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available if needed
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
20 Strathy Rd, Unit 3
Cobourg, On K9A 5J7
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-372-4829
Toll Free Phone 1-800-551-0403
Crisis Phone 905-372-2070 * 1-800-551-0403
Fax 905-373-1382
Primary Contact Teresa Scheckel, Director; Phone: 905-431-8469 ext 5018; Email:
Alternate Contact Vanessa Parmiter, Business Manager; Phone: 905-372-4361 ext 5023; Email:

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