|Record #: SIM4083
||Last Modified: 05 Mar 2013
||Last Full Update: 29 Jun 2012
|Public Bulletin||Contact Brant has moved to 643 Park Road North, Brantford ON N3T 5L8 |
|Source Database||© Human Services Information for Brantford & Brant County|
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Brant County ; Brantford ; New Credit ; Six Nations|
|Description||Contact Brant is the first point of contact for children and youth ages 0 - 18 with mental health concerns, or intellectual disabilities. Start Here - We are your path to Children's Services. Contact Brant is the first place to contact for information, questions, and access to community resources and programs. |
Contact Brant helps navigate the many services available to children, youth and their families. Contact Brant helps children or youth experiencing behavioural or emotional concerns to get the services they need by connecting to community services that help children, youth and their families deal with concerns such as anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol abuse, grief, divorce, self-esteem, bullying, sexuality, self-harm, fire-setting behaviours, anger, aggression, acting out behaviours, family dynamics, learning disability, excessive worrying, disruptive behaviours.
Contact Brant also helps children and youth with an intellectual disability and their caregivers to connect to supports that can help them participate in the community, further skill training, provide respite, or develop strategies for successfully living with behavioural or mental health concerns.
Contact Brant assists parents with parenting concerns including access to information on parenting programs including but not limited to the Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) and to information on community resources available to adults and families.
Contact Brant handles each call confidentially and with respect.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services - if required|
|Address & Map|
643 Park Rd N
Brantford, ON N3T 5L8
|Located In Community||Brantford|
|Intersection||Park Rd N and Powerline Rd|
|Primary Contact||Susan Vincze, Resource Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 519-758-8228 ext 237|
|Alternate Contact||Alysha Weir, Assistant Resource Coordinator; Phone: 519-758-8228 ext 221|
|Primary Executive||Jane Angus, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: (Business) 519-758-8228|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Meetings||Board of Directors meetings the 3rd Mon of the month at 5 pm at Contact Brant|
|Elections||Annual General Meeting - Sept (Community Board of Directors are elected; Contact Brant seeks interested community representatives to be on the Board of Directors)|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services, and Ministry of Community and Social Services|
|Subjects||Abuse ; Addictions ; Anger management ; Anxiety disorders ; Autism ; Behavioural disorders ; Caregiver relief ; Children ; Community information centres ; Coordinating organizations ; Counselling ; Depression ; Developmental disabilities ; Disabilities ; Employment ; Families ; Family support ; Information and referral ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Mood disorders ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Residential care ; Respite care ; Sexuality ; Sheltered workshops ; Suicide ; Youth|
|Broader Terms||Age groups ; Caregiver relief ; Caregiver services ; Criminal offences ; Death ; Disabilities ; Disorders ; Employment ; Family support ; Health ; Health services ; Home support ; Mental disorders ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Organizations ; Parenting support ; Patient care ; Psychotherapy|