How to Get Started
Mental Health Services
You can talk about your concerns and access The ECC services by calling our Intake Worker at (416) 240-1111, ext. 2238. The Intake Worker will ask you some questions to help us understand how to best respond to your child's and family’s needs. If you wish to proceed with a referral, we will schedule a telephone intake meeting at a convenient time for you. We will also give you information about other community resources that might help or faciliate additional referrals. If you are already involved with other services, with your permission, we will help to ensure services are coordinated.
The ECC Walk-In Clinic
Our Walk In Clinic is open Monday - Friday. Please see below for the exact hours. Appointments are not required and there is no fee. The ECC Walk-In Clinic is located at our Rexdale location in the Rexdale Plaza at 2267 Islington Avenue, Lower Level. You should plan for a one and half (1.5) hour appointment. Service is provided on a first come, first serve basis. All efforts are made to accommodate everyone, however high demand may require families to return another day
Monday: 2pm-6pm, please arrive by 4:30 pm, last appointment is at 5 pm
Tuesday: 11am-4pm, please arrive by 2:30 pm, last appointment is at 3 pm
Wednesday: 12 pm - 8 pm, please by 6:30 pm
Thursday: 2 pm - 6 pm, please arrive by 4:30 pm, last appointment is at 5 pm
Friday: 10 am - 2 pm, please arrive by 12:30 pm, last appointment is at 1 pm
For more information about our walk-in clinic, click here.
Toronto Autism Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Services
If you live in Toronto and your child has a confirmed diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder, you may apply for ABA services by contacting Surrey Place Centre and speaking to the Toronto Autism ABA Services Registration Assistant at (416) 925-5141. Parents or legal guardians may call directly, and/or a professional may assist in making a referral. Once your child's registration is complete at Surrey Place Centre, and based on your postal code, your child's information will be shared with The ECC. An Intake Worker from The ECC will contact you to request the necessary documents and complete an intake assessment.
Toronto Partnership for Autism Services (TPAS)
If you live in Toronto and your child has a confirmed diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder toward the severe end of the spectrum, you may apply for IBI services by calling Surrey Place Centre and speaking to the TPAS Registration Assistant at (416) 925-5141, ext. 2289. Once your registration is completed at Surrey Place Centre, and based on your postal code, your child's information will be shared with The ECC. An Intake Worker from The ECC will contact you to request the necessary documents and complete an intake.