Kinark Child and Family Services

Base

Name

Kinark Child and Family Services

Zone

Zone 4: Central

Email

Lu-Ann.Middleton@Kinark.on.ca

Website

http://www.kinark.on.ca

About & Services

Mission

Helping children and youth with complex needs achieve better life outcomes

 

Vision

A healthy future for Ontario’s children and youth

 

Core Values

Hold children and youth at the centre of all we do — Respect each client as an individual and each family as unique

Challenge ourselves to be the best — Understand best practices and continually improve

Achieve more together — Commit to effective teams, partnerships and service systems

Instill hope — Support children, youth and families to see the possibility of a better future

Lead — Influence positive change

 

Forensics and Youth Justice Services

Kinark Child and Family Services provides intensive treatment and support to youth in conflict with the law who have serious mental health issues. In addition to the operation of the Syl Apps Youth Treatment Centre, Kinark runs intensive programs that treat youth at home and in the community. Prevention programs for children and youth in conflict with the law who are at risk of becoming serious offenders are offered in various program areas. For example: Durham Under 12 Program, STRIVE (Student Training in Independence, Vocation and Education), LIFT (Life Skills and Independence for Teens) and SNAP (Stop Now and Plan).

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