Griffin Centre



Griffin Centre


Zone 4: Central



About & Services

Griffin Centre is an accredited non-profit, charitable, multi-service, mental health agency providing flexible and accessible services to youth, adults and their families.

Since 1975, Griffin Centre has been delivering services to people who thought their needs didn’t count. We continue to expand our programs and services to respond to the changing and emerging needs of diverse individuals in our community. We help them find solutions to their challenges.

Griffin Centre’s programs and services are primarily funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

We offer a range of professional services including; assessment, service coordination and planning, individual, family and group counselling, specialized day/residential services and respite services.

We are committed to fostering positive change and a culture of respect, acceptance and safety for youth and adults with challenging needs so that they have a place to belong, and opportunities to build skills, confidence and connections to make the transition to a satisfying life.

We work in partnership with other organizations to assist or support individuals whose needs exceed the capacity of the service system.

We help over 2,500 people each year to recognize their strengths, achieve their goals and improve their lives.

We are committed to integrity and accountability in all aspects of our work. Our strength is our staff and our diversity.

We nurture continuous learning, encourage leadership and value the contribution of staff, volunteers and supporters.


Griffin Centre promotes positive change for vulnerable youth and adults with mental health challenges and/or developmental disabilities and their families. We are dedicated to delivering innovate services and developing creative partnerships that enhance lives and communities.


Griffin Centre is a recognized innovator and provider of smart solutions for people with complex needs. Our services are based upon the following values:


Providing programs that respect the rich diversity of those requesting help (i.e. ethnicity, race, language, age, disability, sexual orientation.


Providing services that recognize and enhance the abilities and skills of individuals, families and communities.


Ensuring services are adaptable and responsive to the changing needs of individuals, families and communities.


Working with others to share knowledge, skills and learning to promote healthy, supportive environments for all individuals and families. Ensuring consumer input in the governance and service planning of the Centre. Advocating for public policies and services that strengthen individuals, families and communities.

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