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 addictions challenges.

What happens in this program?

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

Children attend the program daily during the school year.

Who is this program for?

The program is for children in grades three to six who have had a mental health assessment completed 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 can be made by a health professional (such as a psychiatrist or therapist) or the child’s school principal through Alberta Health Services centralized intake at 825-402-6799.

To access programs you must go through our intake process.

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 crisis lines at 780-482-4357 or 780-342-7777 for immediate assistance.

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