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Organization: London Family Court Clinic  
Phone Numbers: 519-679-7250
Toll-Free: 1-855-220-9393
Fax: 519-675-7772
254 Pall Mall St, Suite 200
London, ON
N6A 5P6
Intersection: Wellington St and Pall Mall St
Location: London (Central)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Dan Ashbourne - Executive Director
Service Description: Nonprofit justice and mental health centre that advocates on behalf of the needs of children, youth and families in crisis because of crime and violence * clinical assessments, intervention, consultation and training, public education, research and advocacy * programs provide support, mental health assessments, monitoring of parental disputes, counselling, psychological support * professional workshops and training are also offered

Professional Workshops and Training - Training workshop topics include impact of domestic violence on children, intimate partner violence, child sexual abuse, cognitive behavioural interventions, youth suicide prevention, bullying, adolescent depression, vicarious trauma, child witnesses who testify in court, custody and access disputes

Resource Development and Publications - Develops training packages for helping professionals * provides publications regarding child, youth and family mental health and justice issues
Custody and Access Assessments - Conducts comprehensive assessments of children and parents undergoing separation to identify the mental health implications and needs of children to make child-centered recommendations on custody and access * assessments completed by unbiased masters or doctoral level trained assessors * includes individual interviews, questionnaires, parent-child observations, and collecting recommendations from physicians, counselors, and other individuals close to the family
Multidisciplinary Clinical Support Program - Program provides intensive mental health services to adolescents living in local custody or therapeutic care settings and their families * services provided by clinicians, registered nurses, licensed pediatric psychiatrists and registered psychologists
Parenting Capacity Assessments - Assessment in family separation matters to aid courts, lawyers, and Children's Aid Societies  make court-ordered decisions that are in the best interests of the children

Fees: Free
Application: Court referral required for some programs
Eligibility / Target Population: Children, youth and families
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French resources available * interpretation available upon request
Area Served:
Southwestern Ontario for government funded programs * Ontario for fee-for-service programs  
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare
Community Legal Clinics
Mental Health Courts and Diversion Programs
Mental Health for Children and Youth
Parenting Education
Victim Services

This information was last completely updated on May 19, 2017

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"About Us"
A nonprofit social service agency helping children and families involved with the justice system as victims of crime, witnesses of crime, parties in custody disputes, subjects of child protection proceedings, litigants in civil suits for compensation, teenagers in therapeutic care settings, or youthful offenders.