Government Resources

All Government Services – 1-800-0-CANADA (1-800-022-6232)

Apprenticeship Grants – 1-866-742-3644

Ontario Disability Support Program – 416-314-5700 or click here for website

Community Care Access Centre – 310-2222 or click here for website

TeleHealth Ontario (24 hours) – 1-866-797-0000

Healthy Living for Youth – Health Canada


Online Resources – Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario

Learning Disabilities Resource Community

LD Online

Attention Deficit Resource Network

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA)


Online Resources – Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of Canada

Brain Trust Canada – promoting independence for individuals with brain injury

Ontario Brain Injury Association

Think First – Brain Injury Prevention


Online Resources – Mental Health

Distress Line (24 hours) – 416-408-HELP (4357)

Kids Help Phone (ages 5 to 20, 24 hours) – 1-800-668-6868

Teen Mental Health Online

Canadian Mental Health Association – Teens and High School

Coping Cat Parents – parent program for anxiety, including education and management – a website with a number of relaxation and mindfulness strategies – lots of anxiety education and strategies for youth, parents and educators – includes checklists about mental health concerns, and information about how to get help – information about wellness, mental health, with interviews and blogs


Applications – Mental Health

Breathe – KSI Technology: This app helps you to put ‘breathers’ in your day, with reminders to take a break and relax.

Breathe + – Dynamic App Design: This app helps you to learn about proper slow breathing techniques to help reduce anxiety

Positive Penguins – Let Evi, Ollie, Happ and Buddy help you figure out what your are feeling, and what you can do about it!

MindShift – An application developed by, great for older children/teens, CBT-based


Books – Mental Health

Books available at, Caversham Booksellers, Amazon, Indigo, or possibly the library!

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step by Step Guide for Parents (Second Edition) – Rapee et al., 2008

What To Do When You Worry Too Much – Huebner & Matthews, 2005

The Optimistic Child – Seligman, 2007

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens – Schab, 2008

The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens – Shannon & Shannon, 2012

The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens – Schab, 2013

Mind Over Mood (Second Edition) – Greenberger, Padesky & Beck, 2015

Beyond The Blues: A Workbook to Help Teens Overcome Depression – Schab, 2008

 Other Resources

Legal Aid Ontario – 1-800-668-8528 or click here for website

Wheel Trans – 416-397-8000 or click here for website

Youth/Adult YMCA Employment – 1-800-223-8024 or click here for website