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Mental Health


Please visit the pages below for information regarding eligibility for specific programs:

Common Presenting Issues

The  ECC serves children with mental health issues or children with autism and their families. Children may present with communication, psycho-social, emotional, cognitive and/or behavioural difficulties, which interfere with their development and daily lives. Children or youth may have

  • Struggles getting along or developing relationships
  • Developmental delays

  • Problems with communication

  • Feelings of peristent sadness, anxiety, loneliness, isolation, worthlessness or over-worrying

  • Aggressive or bullying behaviour

  • Odd or unusual behaviour

  • Uncooperative or oppositional, defiant behaviour

  • Persistent restlessness, an inability to focus or complete tasks

Contact us to learn more about our services and how to get started.


Understanding Mental Health

Understanding Mental Health

Mental health refers to a person’s psychological and emotional well-being. It affects the way we think, feel and behave. A mental health problem can affect our ability to deal with life events.

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Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism

Research suggests that children with autism are able to form attachments. However the way they express attachment can be unusual and it may seem as if they are disconnected.

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The Etobicoke Children’s Centre

65 Hartsdale Drive,
Etobicoke, ON M9R 2S8

200 Ronson Dr., (4th floor)
Etobicoke, ON M9W 5Z9

Tel: (416) 240-1111
Fax: (416) 240-7999
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