De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre

Site: Brantford - King St

Service: Mental Health & Addictions Services

Service Details
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm * later appointments may be accommodated pending counsellors availability
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford ; Six Nations of the Grand River
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and up
Application Self-referral is highly encouraged/preferred and can be done by contacting any of the Aboriginal Health Centre numbers and ext 215 * referral will be accepted from other sources/agencies/service providers
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
36 King St
Brantford, ON N3T 3C5
Intersection King St and Darling St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) Mental health and addictions team providing mental health wellness services that are culturally safe and trauma-informed for members of the urban community who self-identify as having Aboriginal ancestry 
Child and Youth Services - working with children and youth 6 years of age to 24 years of age. Also work with parents, families, caregivers and child protection professionals in providing culturally safe mental health services. 
Adult Services - available to individuals 25 years of age and older experiencing mental health issues / psychosocial stressors that are interfering with mental wellness 
Services Include: 
* trauma-informed care 
* intake and assessment 
* counselling 
* wellness planning and ongoing maintenance support 
* service coordination and referrals 
* advocacy for appropriate services when needed 
* play therapy 
* sand therapy 
* skills training for children and families 
* ASIST suicide intervention 
* cognitive behavioural therapy 
* solution-focused brief therapy  
* mindfulness practices  
Mental Health Youth Patient Navigator - available to provide support to youth ages 15-24 who need support in navigating and accessing service and who are transitional aged 
Services Include (but not limited to):  
* advocacy 
* provide pathways to promote healing through holistic approach ( physical, mental, emotional, spiritual) 
* assisting with Navigating the Health Care System 
* navigation/accessing services and programs 
* linkage to specialized services for Mental Health & Addictions 
* accompany youth to their medical appointments (upon request)  
* assist with social determinants of health that impact an individuals mental health (i.e. identification, housing, food security, life skills) 
Presentations available upon request on relevant mental health topics
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-752-4340 ext 215
Toll Free Phone 1-877-402-4121
Fax 519-752-6096
Social Media Facebook
Primary Executive Constance McKnight, Executive Director; Email:

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