For mental health services please visit a walk-in clinic location near you.
What need is addressed by this program?
The Walk-In Clinic provides a single session to children, youth and families who require support for emotional, relationship or behavioural challenges. This program is offered weekly in New Path offices across Simcoe County. The Walk-In Clinic can be accessed by children, youth and families as often as they require support.
How do I access this program?
Children, youth and families can self-refer by attending one of the walk-in clinic locations across the county. Dates and times of the clinics are posted on the New Path website (www.newpath.ca). Information can also be obtained by contacting New Path’s Central Intake Department 705.725.7656 or from the 905 area code in Simcoe County 1.866.566.7656
What will the program help me achieve?
This program is intended to provide you with immediate and accessible support.
• Develop a greater understanding of their strengths and presenting challenges
• Walk away with a plan to address their presenting challenge
What are the major service activities of the program?
The Walk-In Clinic Program involves 3 major service activities as follows:
1. A self-assessment questionnaire to assist the Walk-in Counsellor and client in the development of the focus of the session
2. A counselling session (1 hour in length) that can include an individual or families
3. A written summary of the focus of the session and the plan that families take with them
Where is the program located/available?
The program is offered by New Path in:
Who provides service in this program?
Counselling is provided by a Walk-In Clinic Counsellor.
Is there a cost for this program?
No, this service is funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.
Walk In Clinic Forms
If you would like to complete your paperwork prior to coming to the Walk-in Clinic, please print the following documents and complete. One parent/guardian questionnaire and either the child or youth questionnaire is required.
We ask that you complete the questionnaires on the day you attend the clinic. Walk-in Clinic paperwork will also be available for you at the clinic, should you need some assistance or wish to complete it there.
Please note on the Walk-in Clinic Information sheet, the requirement is for those in a joint custodial agreement, to have both parties consent to participate in the Walk in Clinic.
Please check Stat-Holiday-Schedule-2017-18 for dates when Walk-in Clinics will be closed.