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What We Offer

The Etobicoke Children's Centre  (The ECC) is an accredited child and youth mental health centre located in West Toronto. The ECC and its Staff, Management, Board of Directors  and Consultants are committed to addressing the needs of children and youth with mental health needs or autism and their families. The ECC has been serving children and their families in this community for over thirty years.

The ECC provide mental health  and autism services to children and youth and their families. Eligiblity criteria, including age, depends on the program. Based on an assessment of need, our trained and skilled staff will make recommendations for service.

Whether you are a parent, legal guardian, child or youth, please explore this section to help you determine where to start.

Need Help? 

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions about mental health and autism that include some symptoms and signs. We also provide resources that can help begin to address your questions and concerns related to these topics. 

How We Help 

This section describes the different program and services. 

How to Get Started

This section describes who to call at The ECC if you have questions or want to make a referral. It also describes the process of getting started in service.

What to Expect

This section explains what to expect when working with The ECC, including our standards of service, the service planning process,  obtaining informed consent, privacy and confidentiality, your rights and responsibilities and our complaints procedure.


We welcome your suggestions and advice. Find out how to give us your feedback or participate in the Centre's activities.


Contact us to learn more about our services and how we can help

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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