De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre

Mental Health & Addictions Services

Home Agency Service

Mental health and addictions team providing mental health wellness services that are culturally safe and trauma-informed for members of the urban community who self-identify as having Aboriginal ancestry

Child and Youth Services - working with children and youth 6 years of age to 24 years of age. Also work with parents, families, caregivers and child protection professionals in providing culturally safe mental health services.

Adult Services - available to individuals 25 years of age and older experiencing mental health issues / psychosocial stressors that are interfering with mental wellness

Services Include:
  • trauma-informed care
  • intake and assessment
  • counselling
  • wellness planning and ongoing maintenance support
  • service coordination and referrals
  • advocacy for appropriate services when needed
  • play therapy
  • sand therapy
  • skills training for children and families
  • ASIST suicide intervention
  • cognitive behavioural therapy
  • solution-focused brief therapy
  • mindfulness practices
Mental Health Youth Patient Navigator - available to provide support to youth ages 15-24 who need support in navigating and accessing service and who are transitional aged

Services Include (but not limited to):
  • advocacy
  • provide pathways to promote healing through holistic approach ( physical, mental, emotional, spiritual)
  • assisting with Navigating the Health Care System
  • navigation/accessing services and programs
  • linkage to specialized services for Mental Health & Addictions
  • accompany youth to their medical appointments (upon request)
  • assist with social determinants of health that impact an individuals mental health (i.e. identification, housing, food security, life skills)
Presentations available upon request on relevant mental health topics
Age Requirements: Ages: 6 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Self-referral is highly encouraged/preferred and can be done by contacting any of the Aboriginal Health Centre numbers and ext 215
  • referral will be accepted from other sources/agencies/service providers
519-752-4340 ext 215
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Contact Brant
36 King St
Brantford, ON, N3T 3C5
Intersection: Darling St and King St;
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm
  • later appointments may be accommodated pending counsellors availability
Service Area(s)
  • Brant County
  • Brantford
  • Six Nations of the Grand River