We Are Open
Children’s Mental Health Ontario service providers are open and providing support during the COVID-19 response.
USEFUL COVID-19 RESOURCES
FAMILY CARE CENTRE
WHO WE ARE
Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) represents Ontario’s publicly-funded Child and Youth Mental Health Centres. We advocate for investments, policies, and programs for children, youth, and families seeking mental health services in Ontario. Our goal is to promote a coordinated and high-quality system of care that puts children, youth and families first.
PARENT & CAREGIVER RESOURCES
FIND A CMHO CENTRE IN YOUR COMMUNITY
CMHO’s nearly 100 member organizations operate in every region of the province, providing treatment and support to children, youth and families. This includes targeted prevention, early intervention, short- and long-term counselling and therapy, walk-in clinics, and intensive services such as residential care.
Kids Can’t Wait
28,000 Ontario children and youth are waiting for mental health services. For some families, the wait is up to two and a half years. Join us in urging the Ontario government to end the wait.
Number of children on the wait list
Some waiting as long as 2.5 years
Longest wait for service can reach 919 days
See the latest news from CMHO on wait times and other key issues affected kids’ mental health in Ontario.
Our advocacy reports aim to identify challenges and solutions to important policy issues affecting kids’ mental health.
FACTS & FIGURES
CMHO regularly publishes a collection of statistics about child and youth mental health in Ontario.