Mental Health Services for Children in Ottawa under 12

School-Based Treatment

School-based Treatment

Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre provides school-based treatment that combines education and treatment, to help children whose emotional and behavioural difficulties are affecting their ability to learn and to function in the classroom.

School Based Mental Health Program

In-school mental health services for children in Ottawa.

It is not uncommon for children to experience mental health challenges primarily at school. Working closely with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board and the Ottawa Catholic School Board, the School Connections team delivers mental health services for children in 10 schools across Ottawa. Children with mental health needs are identified by teachers and principals and, with parent consent, referred to a child and youth worker who helps them build skills to succeed within their regular school environment.

Accessing the Crossroads School Connections program 

Referrals to the School Connections program are made through teachers and principals at participating OCDSB schools:

  • Hawthorn Public School
  • Queen Elizabeth Public School
  • Metcalfe Public School
  • Manor Park Public School
  • WE Gowling Public School
  • Pinecrest Public School
  • Queen Mary Public School
  • York Street Public School
  • RE Wilson Public School
  • Blossom Park Public School

And these participating OCSB schools:

  • Good Shepherd Catholic School
  • Our Lady of Victory Catholic School
  • Prince of Peace Catholic School
  • St. John XXIII Catholic School

Child & Family Clinic Hours

Let us know if you would prefer an in-person,  phone, or virtual session when booking your appointment.

WEDNESDAY 9am – noon  and

THURSDAY  Noon-8pm 


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