Please see updated information regarding services during COVID-19 outbreak.

We continue to offer all of our services virtually and have extended our Single Session Therapy, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm. Please call 519-437-6329 or e-mail us at to get connected with services.


140 King Street West
Chatham, Ontario
N7M 1E3
(Nearest intersection at King St. / 5th St)

Have Questions?

(519) 437-6329

Hours of Operation

*Hours of operation are subject to change so please check with the site before planning your visit.
Monday – Friday:  8:30am to 5:00pm

Crisis Supports

Local in Chatham-Kent:

CMHA Lambton Kent Mental Health First Response Team – Provides immediate crisis supports for those 16+ 24/7 over the phone. In person appointments are available Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.

  • 1-866-299-7447
  • 240 Grand Ave West, Chatham, ON 

Humana Community Services – Provides flexible, trauma-informed, individualized support 24/7 to children and youth up to 18 and their families who are experiencing emotional and/or behavioural difficulties.

  • 519-354-4095
  • 103-405 Riverview Drive, Chatham, ON

Linck Child, Youth & Family Supports – Provides crisis supports for children ages 5-18 and their families, available by phone Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.

  • 519-352-0440 ext. 2
  • 495 Grand Ave West, Chatham, ON

Chatham-Kent Sexual Assault Crisis Centre – 24 hour crisis intervention for victims of sexual assault/harassment/abuse.

  • 519-354-8688
  • 405 Riverview Drive, Chatham-Kent, ON

Chatham-Kent Women’s Centre – 24-hour crisis counselling for women and children, available as a walk-in service and telephone crisis support.

  • 519-354-6360
  • 20 Sandys Street, Chatham, ON


Kids Help Phone – Provides confidential support with a professional counsellor available 24/7 by phone, text or Facebook Messenger. Additional resources are also available on their website.

Good2Talk – Provides confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario. Available by phone or text.

Services Available

Mental health and substance use services integrated with a range of other youth services.

  • Mental Health and Addictions counselling, Including Drop-in Single Session Therapy
  • Peer Support/ Navigation and Family Navigation
  • Early Intervention for Psychosis support
  • Connections to our community partners and additional supports, groups, and programming, available as needed.

News & Updates

  • Opened for service May 2016!
  • Opened doors for service at our permanent location June 2018!
  • 1 year anniversary party was held June 3, 2019

Our service and community partners

  • Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
  • Chatham-Kent Community Health Centre (CHC)
  • Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA)
  • Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
  • Chatham-Kent Victim Services
  • Erie St. Clair LHIN, Mental Health & Addictions Nurses
  • Family Peer Support Services
  • Family Service Kent (FSK)
  • Homes 4 Youth Program
  • Humana Community Services
  • Linck Child, Youth & Family Supports
  • Make Children Better Now (MCBN)
  • Municipality of Chatham-Kent
  • Peer Support Services
  • Restorative Justice Chatham-Kent


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