Children & Youth

Children & Youth

Not sure where to start? These organizations can help.

Contact Niagara – For Children’s and Developmental Services

Empathetic and experienced staff can guide and connect you to a range of community health and social services for children, youth and their families with emotional and/or behavioural concerns.

Programming and services include coordinated service planning, information and referrals for developmental and/or neuro-developmental (e.g., ASD, FASD) concerns, and and supports available through the Niagara Region Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO), providing youth ages 12-25 with mental health and substance use supports, primary care, peer support, and skill-building and wellness activities.

Niagara Children’s Centre – SmartStart Hub

SmartStart Hub at Niagara Children’s Centre is a one-stop shop to help families find the help their child may require. We enable children and youth with physical, developmental and communicative delays or disabilities to achieve their optimal potential within their home, school and community environments.

Niagara Region – Niagara Parents

Niagara Parents provides a variety of services to help you raise a happy and healthy family. Connect with a public health nurse about parenting questions.



Contact Niagara – For Children’s and Developmental Services

Niagara Children’s Centre

Surrey Place

Child & Youth Mental Health and Addiction

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara (CSCHN) – Child and Youth Mental Health

Community Addiction Services of Niagara (CASON) – Youth Services

De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre – Healthy Living Department

Kid’s Help Phone

1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

Niagara Health – Child & Adolescent Outpatient

Niagara Region – Adult and Youth Mental Health Services

Pathstone Mental Health

Community Programs

BGC Niagara

Big Brothers, Big Sisters North and West Niagara

Big Brothers, Big Sisters South Central Niagara

Black Youth Helpline

Boys and Girls Club

Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre – Infant, Children & Youth Programs

John Howard Society of Niagara

Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre

LGBT youthline

Niagara Chapter – Native Women Inc.

Niagara Region – Dental Program

Niagara Region – Sexual Health Centres – EarlyON Child and Family Centres

Strive Niagara

Young Caregivers Association

Youth Wellness Hub Niagara


Community Living

Fort Erie

Community Living

Grimsby, Lincoln & West Lincoln

Community Living

Port Colborne-Wainfleet

Community Living

St. Catharines

Community Living

Welland Pelham

Contact Niagara – For Children’s and Developmental Services

Family and Children’s Services Niagara

Niagara Health – Children’s Unit

Niagara Support Services

Rehabilitation & Support

Home and Community Care Support Services  – Rehabilitation and School Support Services

Niagara Children’s Centre