Referral Directory

Referral Directory

BC Registered Clinical Counsellor

Contact Person: Esther Kane, MSW, RSW, Registered Clinical Counsellor
Adress: 6-145 19th St
City: Courtenay
Province: British Columbia
Postal Code: V9N 9G2
Phone: 250-338-1800
Waiting Period: 1-2 weeks
Clientele Served: women ages 19+ and/or their families
Notes: Help clients get to the root of how they got an eating disorder to begin with, and help them let go of self-harming behaviours and replace them with compassion and self-love. I offer a free 15-minute phone consultation to all prospective clients.
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Bulimia-Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA)

Adress: 1500 Oullette Ave, Suite 100
City: Windsor
Province: ON
Postal Code: N8X 1K7
Phone: (519) 969-2112
Fee: Free
Notes: BANA is committed to the provision of specialized treatment, education and support services for individuals affected directly and indirectly by eating disorders. Offers individual, group, behavioural, and family therapy. All ages
Website: www.bana.ca
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Burlington Counsellor

Contact Person: Carly Crawford, BAH, Health Studies Clinical Behavioural Sciences, OACCPP
Adress: 895 Maple Ave. Unit 424
City: Burlington, ON
Postal Code: L7S 2H7
Phone: (289) 337-9705
Referral Source: Phone call or email (no doctor's referral necessary)
Waiting Period: 1-2 weeks; generally depends
Clientele Served: Individuals and their families who are experiencing challenges with Eating Disorders and other related illnesses. Body Image, Self-Esteem, Depression and Anxiety are also specialties.
Website: www.findyourvoicecounselling.ca
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Canadian Mental Health Association- Elgin St. Thomas Branch

Adress: 110 Centre Street
City: St.Thomas
Province: ON
Postal Code: N5R 2Z9
Phone: (519) 633-1781
Fax: (519) 631-8273
Fee: Free
Referral Source: Self
Notes: Provide referrals for individuals with eating disorders to the appropriate service or person.
Website: http://www.cmhaelgin.ca/
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Canadian Mental Health Association-London, Middlesex

Adress: 648 Huron St
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N5Y 4J8
Phone: 519-434-9191
Fax: (519) 438-1167
Fee: Free
Notes: CMHA provides referrals for individuals with eating disorders to the appropriate service or person. Only provides referrals, more for immediate crisis. CMHA provides books and videos on the topic of eating disorders. Please contact us for information about mental health and mental illness issues and the many related resources available in the London-Middlesex area.
Website: www.london.cmha.ca
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Christy’s Light Foundation

Adress: 421 Bay Street, Suite 208
City: Sault Saint Marie
Province: ON
Postal Code: P6A 1X3
Phone: (705) 759-5999
Website: www.christyslight.ca
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Colorado Eating Recovery Center

Contact Person: Eating Recovery Center
Adress: 1830 Franklin, Suite 500
City: Denver
Province: Colorado
Postal Code: 80218
Phone: 877-825-8584
Notes: Eating Recovery Center is an international center for eating disorders recovery providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder. Under the personal guidance and care of Drs. Kenneth Weiner, Craig Johnson, Emmett Bishop and Ovidio Bermudez, programs provide a full spectrum of services for children, adolescents and adults that includes Inpatient, Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Services. Our compassionate team of professionals collaborates with treating professionals and loved ones to cultivate lasting behavioral change. Denver-based facilities include the Behavioral Hospital for Adults, the Behavioral Hospital for Children and Adolescents, the Partial Hospitalization Program and Outpatient Services for Adults, and the Partial Hospitalization Program for Children and Adolescents.
Website: www.EatingRecoveryCenter.com
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Danielle’s Place

Adress: 895 Brant Street, Suite 3
City: Burlington
Province: ON
Postal Code: L7R 2J6
Phone: (905) 333-5548
Fax: (905) 227-5538
Fee: Free
Referral Source: Self
Notes: Offer support and resources to people who are affected by eating disorders. Loved ones of people with eating disorders can also find support and resources as well.
Website: www.daniellesplace.org
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Dietitians of London

Adress: 110 Riverside Drive
City: London
Postal Code: N6H 4S5
Phone: Tel: (519) 645-1620
Referral Source: Self-referral or physician
Clientele Served: All ages
Notes: Nutrition counselling for a variety of health conditions and needs. We use client centred care to create an individualized plan that will fit your lifestyle and can be sustained for long term health and wellness.
Website: http://dietitiansoflondon.com/
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Distress Centre

City: Kitchener
Province: ON
Phone: (519) 745-1166

Distress Line Sarnia

City: Sarnia
Province: ON
Phone: (519) 336-3000

Eat Right Ontario

Phone: 1-877-510-5102
Clientele Served: all ages
Notes: Callers can speak to a registered dieticianaabout general nutrition
Website: www.eatrightontario.ca

Elgin St. Thomas Health Unit

Adress: 99 Edward St.
City: St.Thomas
Province: ON
Postal Code: N5P 1Y8
Phone: (519) 631-9900
Fax: (519) 633-0468
Fee: Free
Referral Source: Self
Waiting Period: Immediate
Clientele Served: General Public
Notes: Registered dietitians available to answer questions, provide printed material.
Website: www.elginhealth.on.ca
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Fanshawe College

Adress: 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd., SC1001
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N5Y 5R6
Phone: (519) 452-4430 ext 4230
Fee: OHIP
Referral Source: Self
Waiting Period: Varies
Clientele Served: Fanshawe College students ONLY
Website: http://www.fanshawec.ca/hss/health.asp

Guelph Homewood Health Centre

Adress: 150 Delhi Street
City: Guelph
Province: ON
Postal Code: N1E 6K9
Phone: (519) 824-1010
Fee: OHIP or Private Coverage
Referral Source: Physician Referral Required
Waiting Period: OHIP, 2-3 years. Private coverage 2-5 months.
Clientele Served: Ages 16+
Notes: Inpatient only.

Hopewell Eating Disorders Support of Ottawa

Contact Person: Hopewell Eating Disorders Support of Ottawa
Adress: 153 Chapel St. Suite 202
City: Ottawa
Province: ON
Postal Code: K1N 1H5
Phone: (613) 241-3428
Fax: (613) 241-0850
Fee: free, or minimal charge depending on program
Notes: Offers support groups, education. Not for profit organization
Website: www.hopewell.ca
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London Children’s Hospital

Adress: 800 Commissioners Road East, Zone B, 8th Floor
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N6A 4GS
Phone: (519) 685-8500 x 76640
Referral Source: Physician Referral Required
Waiting Period: 1-2 months
Clientele Served: Children up to and including age 17 Offer a one time consult for 18-25 year olds
Notes: Inpatient Day Treatment for those who have serious medical needs as a result of an eating disorder and need hospitalization. Day Treatment for those who need a great deal of help in overcoming an eating disorder. Outpatient Treatment offers individual, family, and/or group counseling. Education and treatment available for patients and their families.

London Counselling Services, Registered Art Therapist, Clinical Trauma Specialist, Children’s Mental Health Professional

Contact Person: Shelia O'Donovan, B.A. Psych., Dip. A.T., O.A.T.R., C.T.S.
Adress: 14 Deer Park Circle
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N6H 3R8
Phone: (519) 474-2268
Fee: $90/hour
Referral Source: Self
Waiting Period: 2 weeks
Clientele Served: Children, adolescents and young adults: 8-25 years
Notes: Focus on body image and self image, issues surrounding eating disorders.

London Counselling/Psychotherapy

Contact Person: Sarah Ashkanase
Adress: 119 Wortley Rd
City: London, ON
Phone: (519) 860-5560
Referral Source: N/A
Waiting Period: None
Clientele Served: Adolescents (13+), Adults, Individuals, Couples
Notes: please visit website for more information
Website: www.sarahashkanase.com
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London Counsellor/ Registered Social Worker/ Expressive Arts Therapist

Contact Person: Dorit Osher, MA, MSW, RSW
Adress: 408 Queens Ave
City: London
Province: Ontario
Phone: (519) 435 1237
Waiting Period: 1-2 weeks
Clientele Served: Children, youth and adults
Notes: Services offered: Individual, family and group counselling/workshops. Provides treatment for long term recovery. Incorporates somatic psychology and expressive arts therapy if suitable to the client.
Website: www.doritosher.com
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London Counsellor/Dietitian/Psychotherapist

Contact Person: Cynthia Galloway, MEd, RD, RMFT
Adress: 186 Albert St, Suite 306
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6A 1M1
Phone: 519-777-1906
Referral Source: self, physician, other health professional
Waiting Period: 1-2 weeks
Clientele Served: individuals & couples, 16 years and above
Notes: Help clients to normalize eating while also dealing with underlying emotional issues; help people to heal from trauma using EMDR and body-oriented talk therapy.
Website: www.hopecounsellingcentre.ca
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London Distress Centre & Suicide Hotline

City: London
Province: ON
Phone: (519) 667-6711

London Mental Health Crisis Service

City: London
Province: ON
Phone: (519) 443-2023
Notes: 24 hours, 7 days a week crisis line

London Psychologist

Contact Person: Dr. Joan P. Clayton
Adress: 513 Princess Avenue
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N6B 2B7
Phone: (519) 673-4091
Referral Source: Self referral is fine.
Waiting Period: Clients can be seen within a week
Clientele Served: 14+ Teens and Adults
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London Psychologist

Contact Person: Dr. Doug Cann
Adress: 11 Windsor Crescent
City: London, ON
Postal Code: N6C 1V6
Phone: (519) 672-7355
Referral Source: Self
Clientele Served: 17yrs and older
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London Psychologist

Contact Person: Dr. Darlene Elliot-Faust
Adress: 249 Sydenham St.
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6A 1W4
Phone: 519-872-5852
Fee: 150$/hr
Referral Source: Self
Clientele Served: 6-20 years old; children and adolescents
Website: www.drdarlene.ca
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London Psychologist

Contact Person: Dr. Marilyn Sweetland
Adress: Plattswood Centre 219 Oxford Street W, Suite 204
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6H 1S5
Phone: 519-719-0727
Fax: 519-663-5546
Fee: 120$/hr
Referral Source: Self/phsychian
Waiting Period: 2-3 weeks
Clientele Served: 10yrs and older
Website: www.marilynsweetland.vpweb.ca
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London Psychologist

Contact Person: Dr. Robert Unger
Adress: 186 Albert Street, Suite 201
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6A 1M1
Phone: 519-660-4811
Fee: 150$/hr
Referral Source: Self or physician
Waiting Period: 5-10 days
Clientele Served: 12 years and older
Website: www.helpingputthepiecestogether.com

London Psychoterapist

Contact Person: Dr. Romola Dugsin, PhD, ABT
Adress: 37 Elmwood Ave, East
City: London, ON
Postal Code: N6C 1J1
Phone: 519-642-1309
Fee: 150$ with possible sliding scale
Referral Source: Self, call directly
Clientele Served: Adults, adolescents, families

London Psychotherapist

Contact Person: Lynne Hamilton, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed (Counseling)
Adress: Old North
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N5Y 3X5
Phone: (519) 438-5454
Referral Source: Self, other
Waiting Period: Varies
Clientele Served: women, aged 16 or over
Notes: Helps women recover from disordered eating.
Website: www.eating-disorders-therapy-london.ca
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London Psychotherapist

Contact Person: Jean Allan
Adress: 48 Bond Street
City: London, Ontario
Postal Code: N6C 1W3
Phone: 519-660-8560
Referral Source: Self
Clientele Served: All Ages

London Psychotherapy

Contact Person: Cheryl Stewart M.Ed
Adress: 186 Albert Street, Suite 304
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6A 1M1
Phone: 519-636-6179
Waiting Period: None
Clientele Served: Adolescents and adults
Notes: I provide insight-oriented psychotherapy in assisting clients to better understand their attitudes and feelings in regards to food and body image.
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London Psychotherapy

Contact Person: Doris Heinrichs, RN, MEd., Certified EMDR Consultant
Adress: 717 Richmond St, Suite 305
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N0L 1G4
Phone: 519 472-7700
Referral Source: Self or through physicians or other health professionals.
Waiting Period: 1-3 weeks
Clientele Served: Individuals, couples, 16+
Notes: Services offered: EMDR therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, specialize in trauma and attachment/developmental issues.
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London Regional Mental Health Care

Adress: P.O. Box 2004 467 Sunset Drive
City: London
Province: ON
Phone: (519) 631-8510 EXT. 49214
Notes: Will treat those in crisis and offer relapse prevention services for residents of Elgin County.

London Registered Art Therapist

Contact Person: Gill Yealland, Registered Art Therapist, B.A., Dip. A.T., OATR
Adress: 478 Waterloo St
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6B 2P6
Phone: (519)697-0151
Waiting Period: varies
Clientele Served: Children, Teens, and Adults
Notes: Art expression for healing and insight. Individual therapy, groups and workshops.
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London Registered Dietitian

Contact Person: Noelle Martin, Samantha Keller
Adress: Western University, UCC 38.
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N6H 1S5
Phone: (519) 645-1620
Fee: $90 for initial visit, $35 per half hour follow up (or $70 for 1 hour)
Referral Source: Any
Waiting Period: Immediate
Clientele Served: children, adolescents and adults
Website: www.rdservices.ca

London Registered Dietitian & Sports Nutritionist

Contact Person: Jennifer Broxterman, MSc, RD, Registered Dietitian & Sports Nutritionist
Adress: NutritionRx, 353 Bathurst Street
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6B 3K8
Phone: 519-520-9549
Fee: Nutrition packages and rates range from $40-$100/session
Waiting Period: 0-7 days
Clientele Served: All ages
Notes: • One-on-One Nutrition Counselling and Coaching • In-Person, Telephone, or Skype Nutrition Counselling • Sports Nutrition – Individual & Team Assessments/Nutrition Programs • Nutrition & Weight Loss Programs • Body Composition Analysis – BOD POD testing at the University of Western Ontario • Personalized Diets & Meal Plans • Grocery Store Tours • Computerized Diet Analysis of Current Eating Patterns (calories, carbohydrates, fat, protein, fibre, water, caffeine, vitamins, minerals, % requirements) • Recipe Analysis • Label Reading / Restaurant Menu Selections • Nutrition Seminars & Workshops • Contract Menu Reviews for Daycares, Long-Term Care Facilities, Corporate Cafeterias
Website: http://www.nutritionrx.ca/services-rates/nutrition-packages-rates/
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London Registered Psychologist

Contact Person: Dr. Rosalind (Ali) Callard
Adress: 111 Elworthy Avenue
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6C 3N3
Phone: 519-432-1883
Waiting Period: varies with the time of year
Clientele Served: Adults
Notes: My psychotherapy style is client-centred and eclectic. Among other things, I use cognitive behavioural, somatic processing, interpersonal and motivational interviewing techniques. Individual, Couples and Group Psychotherapy is offered.
Website: www.drrosalindalicallard.com
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London Registered Social Worker

Contact Person: Jerilyn Hurwitz B.A., B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W., Voices in Recovery
Adress: 110 Riverside Drive
City: London, Ontario
Province: Ontario
Phone: (519) 872 6002
Fee: $85/session
Waiting Period: None
Clientele Served: Males and females 12 years of age and older
Notes: Individual counselling specializing in eating disorders, body image and self-esteem. Goal is to provide clients with a safe space to feel heard, understood and given a voice. My approach is very client-centred and I believe the client is the expert of their own experience. I tend to utilize cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy and family systems therapy, and encourage the use of journal writing. I also welcome individuals for counselling with anxiety, depression, stress, grief & loss and life transitions.
Website: www.voicesinrecovery.com
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London Social Worker

Contact Person: Sharon Zister, MSW, RSW
Adress: 380 Wellington St, Tower B, 6th floor
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6A 5B5
Fee: $100
Clientele Served: Adults & Teens. Individuals, Couples & Families.
Notes: Sharon is new to the London area and continues to work for Homewood Health Centre in Guelph, on the In-Patient Eating Disorders Unit. Areas of concentration include Eating Disorders, Trauma, Self Harm, High Conflict Family situations, and Teen/Young Adult life stage issues.
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London Women’s Health Care Centre

Adress: 800 Commissioners Road, Zone B
City: London
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: N6A 4G5
Phone: 519-685-8204
Fee: OHIP
Referral Source: Self
Clientele Served: Women
Notes: prenatal care, gunaecology and pregnancy (options). Monday through Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm
Website: http://www.lhsc.on.ca/About_Us/Womens_Health/

Middlesex London Health Unit

Adress: 50 King Street
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N6A 5L7
Phone: (519) 663-5317
Fax: (519) 663-9581
Fee: Free
Referral Source: Self
Waiting Period: Immediate
Clientele Served: General Public
Notes: Registered dietitians available to answer questions, provide printed material.
Website: www.healthunit.com
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National Eating Disorders Information Centre (NEDIC)

Adress: ES-421, 7th Floor, 200 Elizabeth Street
City: Toronto
Province: ON
Postal Code: M5G 2C4
Phone: (416) 340-4156 Toll Free (outside GTA) 1-866-633-4220
Fax: (416) 340-4736
Fee: Fee for printed material
Notes: NEDIC develops and disseminates resources on eating disorders and food/weight preoccupation; provides information, referrals, and support via telephone and email; runs prevention/awareness campaigns; offers workshops and presentations at local schools and organizations Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Website: www.nedic.ca
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Oakville Self-Esteem Coach and Counsellor

Contact Person: Jennifer Schramm
Adress: 2295 Rochester Circle
City: Oakville
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: L6M 5C9
Fee: $150
Clientele Served: 18+
Notes: self-esteem, self-confidence, life skills, emotional, mental, spiritual and physical wellness ***sessions available in person or by phone or skype***
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Ottawa General Hospital – General Campus

Contact Person: Dr. Hani Bissandi
Adress: 501 Smyth Road
City: Ottawa
Province: ON
Postal Code: K1H 8L6
Phone: (613) 737-8042
Fee: OHIP
Referral Source: Physician Referral Required
Waiting Period: 1-3 months
Clientele Served: Ages 18+
Notes: Inpatient Program and Day Hospital Program.

Overeaters Anonymous

Adress: Call for locations or visit http://www.oa.org/membersgroups/find-a-meeting/
City: London and surrounding areas
Province: ON
Phone: (519) 457-8686
Fee: Free
Clientele Served: All ages
Notes: Multiple locations throughout London, Brantford, Guelph and Woodstock. Offers free 12-step programs.
Website: www.OvereatersAnonymous.org
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Sheena’s Place

Adress: 87 Spadina Rd
City: Toronto
Province: ON
Postal Code: M5R 2T1
Phone: (416) 927-8900
Fax: (416) 927-8844
Fee: free
Notes: A registered Charity offering hope and support services free to people with eating disorders and their families. Direct services provided in a warm, comfortable, and safe environment in an old home in downtown Toronto. Offers phone support, as well as support groups on body image, skill building, and expressive art. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 6:15pm, 7pm, 7:45pm
Website: www.sheenasplace.org
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St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

Contact Person: Cecily Alexander, Registered Dietitian
Adress: 189 Elm St Box 2007
City: St.Thomas
Province: ON
Postal Code: N5P 3W2
Phone: (519) 631-2020 ext. 2024
Fee: Free- patient or physician must reside in Elgin County
Referral Source: Self or physician
Waiting Period: 2-3 weeks
Clientele Served: All ages
Notes: Elgin County residents only.
Website: http://www.stegh.on.ca/
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Student Health Services, University of Western Ontario

Adress: University Community Centre Room 11
City: London
Province: ON
Postal Code: N6A 3K7
Phone: (519) 661-3771 -counselling - (519) 661-3030 - medical services
Fee: OHIP
Referral Source: Self
Waiting Period: Varies
Clientele Served: UWO students ONLY, Tuesdays 6:30-8pm
Notes: Each campus (i.e. King’s, Huron, Brescia, and Main) has their own counselors for their resident students.
Website: www.shs.uwo.ca

Telehealth 24/7

Phone: 1-833-797-0000
Notes: for general health enquiries
Website: www.health.gov.on.ca

Toronto Bellwood Health Services

Contact Person: Bellwood Health Services
Adress: 1020 McNicoll Ave.
City: Toronto
Province: ON
Postal Code: M1W 2J6
Phone: 1-888-387-6198
Notes: Offers a holistic type of recovery, has an individualized in-patient program.
Website: www.bellwood.ca
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Toronto General Hospital

City: Toronto
Province: ON
Phone: (416) 340-4800 x 4456
Fee: OHIP
Referral Source: Physician Referral Required
Waiting Period: 2-4 months
Clientele Served: Ages 18+
Notes: Inpatient, Day Hospital, and Outpatient programs and services available.
Website: http://www.uhn.ca/applications/TGH/iNews/default.aspx

Toronto The Hospital For Sick Children

City: Toronto
Province: ON
Phone: (416) 813-7195
Fee: OHIP
Referral Source: Physician Referral Required
Waiting Period: Varies
Clientele Served: Children up to and including age 18
Notes: Inpatient, Day Hospital, and Outpatient programs and services available.
Website: http://www.sickkids.ca/

Windsor Essex Community Health Centre – Teen Centre

Contact Person: Teen Health Centre
Adress: 1585 Ouellette Ave
City: Windsor
Province: ON
Postal Code: N8X 1K5
Phone: (519) 253–8481
Fax: (519) 253–4362
Fee: Free
Waiting Period: 10+ weeks
Clientele Served: 12-24
Notes: Teen Health Centre offers nutrition groups and individual counseling with a dietitian for people with eating disorders.
Website: www.teenhealthcentre.com
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Women’s Community House–Second Stage Housing

Adress: Multiple locations in London
City: London
Province: ON
Phone: (519)642-3003
Fax: (519) 642-3002
Notes: Multiple Sites In London. 24 Hours Abused Women\'s Help Line (519) 642-3000.
Website: http://www.shelterlondon.org/services/

Woodstone Residence BC- Residential Treatment Facility

Adress: 743 Georgeson Bay Road
City: Galiano Island
Province: British Columbia
Phone: 250-539-2633
Fax: 250-539-5687
Fee: 10 beds fully covered by BC's Medical Services Plan/10 beds fee-for-service
Clientele Served: Medically stable young adults
Website: http://www.woodstoneresidence.org/
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