Children’s Day Program

The Children’s Day Program aims to improve the social and learning skills of children with serious mental health and/or addiction challenges.

What happens in this program?

The program provides group, family and individual therapy while also providing education in a small classroom setting. Kids are encouraged to build on their strengths and develop new skills. Areas of focus include social skills, academic functioning and emotional and sensory awareness.

Kids attend the program daily during the school year.

Who is this program for?

The program is for kids in grades three to six who have completed a mental health assessment within the last six months. The child must have a formal mental health diagnosis and currently be in therapy.

​How do I access this program?

Referrals must be made by a psychiatrist and/or a therapist (with psychiatrist’s support), or the child’s school principal. These professionals can refer through Alberta Health Services at 825-402-6799.

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For A Child In Immediate Crisis

If your child is in physical danger or is at risk of harming themselves or someone else, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If your child is in crisis, dial the Edmonton distress line at 780-482-4357 for immediate assistance.

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