Staying With Us

What is Intensive Services?

You may be having a really hard time with your feelings and behaviour. This is causing problems for you at home and school.

We are a place where kids and youth can come stay while they get the help they need from our team.

You may be coming here because we think it is the best way to help you.

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WHAT? I'm going to LIVE here?

Yes. The best way for you to get the help you need is to stay in one of our units.

This way you can be in a safe place while we all work as a team to help you.

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I'm scared.

It's totally normal to be nervous. Most kids who come are scared at first and then start to like it here.

We care about you and we hope you will feel safe here. The other kids will help you feel at home too.

Your family will be able to visit and talk to you on the phone. You may go home to visit on weekends.

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What's it like?

You will have your own room and you can bring stuff from home to decorate it.

We eat together in a dining room. Everyone says the food is really good!

You may go to school next door. Your class will be smaller than at home and the school day is shorter.

We have rec rooms with computers, video games, puzzles, crafts, and books. You will have time to read, play games, listen to music, or draw.

We also have sports like basketball, floor hockey, and swimming.

You can bring your bike, skateboard, or scooter as long as you remember your helmet and pads.

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How will you help me?

Our team is made of different kinds of workers who help kids like you. You and the people important to you are part of that team too.

We will make a plan and set goals together. You will meet with different workers and groups.

Before you go home, we will make sure you and those important to you will have the tools you need to keep up the good work.

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