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$695,300 OTF Grant Allows New Path to Offer Family Support Program

New Path Youth & Family Services (New Path) received a three-year, $695,300 Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to provide the Family Support Program (FSP). The FSP program is a program that partners parents or caregivers with family support workers who have lived experience as caregivers of children or youth with mental health […]

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Mental Health Tips

School looks and feels different this year due to COVID-19. Children, youth and their families are facing extraordinary circumstances and challenges whether they are learning online, or in person. To help support student mental health, we have put together a dozen tips to help with mental wellness this school year. And remember, we’re here if […]

Successful Transitions

Supporting your Child with Successful TransitionsJoin us on Thursday, September 24th from 1-2 pm for a free parenting discussion. In this free, 1 hour parent discussion group Catherine and Kathy will facilitate adult conversation around the topic of supporting children during times of transition.Transitions are a natural part of everyday life in the home setting and […]

New Path Names Scholarship Recipients

SIMCOE COUNTY – New Path Foundation and New Path Youth & Family Services are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 recipients of the Glen Newby Scholarship. This scholarship fund supports the legacy and commitment of Glen Newby and his work in child and youth mental health in assisting youth in their pursuit of post-secondary education and/or apprenticeship […]

New Path Adding to Virtual Services with Free Online Mental Health Services for Families in Simcoe County

In response to increasing demand for child and youth mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are expanding virtual services to include online mental health counselling in addition to call-in counselling services currently being provided. “Families need mental health support more than ever and we want to make sure that all children, youth and […]

New Path Wants Simcoe County to Shine Green for Children’s Mental Health

New Path Youth & Family Services (New Path) is celebrating Children’s Mental Health Week (CMHW) 2020 from May 3-9, by asking everyone in Simcoe County to Shine Green for children’s mental health. The child and youth mental health provider and Lead Agency for children’s mental health in Simcoe County is inviting everyone to wear green […]

Free Mental Health Counselling Services for Families in Simcoe County

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Path Youth & Family Services has shifted from in-person to call-in mental health services for children, youth and their families in Simcoe County. This switch in service delivery means that families can access a range of free counselling and therapy services by calling New Path at 705-725-7656. […]

Service Delivery Update

Dear New Path clients and colleagues:This week our Prime Minister and Premier made announcements regarding efforts to further slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We are committed to continuing to provide vital mental health services for children, youth and their families across Simcoe County while keeping the health and safety of our clients and […]

New Path Youth & Family Services and the City of Barrie Raise the Bell Let’s Talk Flag in Support of Mental Health

New Path Youth & Family Services and the City of Barrie today raised the Bell Let’s Talk flag at Barrie City Hall in support of the 10th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day. By raising the flag, Barrie joins the world’s largest conversation about mental health, encouraging community members to join in to help create positive […]