About Us | Overview


The Child and Youth Mental Health Program (CYMHP) provides services for children, youth and families who are dealing with mental health concerns. The well-being of the children, youth and families we serve is our primary concern.


As a patient with our program, you and your family will work closely with a dedicated team of health professionals.

Together, we will:

  • Assess your mental health needs
  • Plan the care and services that best meet your needs

Our program can help you, whether you need outpatient, inpatient, emergency or intensive care.

The care you receive will be:

  • Compassionate
  • Personalized
  • Focused on you and your family
  • Based on current research evidence and guidelines for best practice

CYMHP offers a range of services, including:

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  • Education Programs and Workshops
  • Mental Health Assessment
  • Individual, Family and Group Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Inpatient Service
  • Emergency Mental Health Services
  • Psychiatric Consultation and Assessment
  • Psychological testing and consultation services
  • Home-based Services
  • Bridging Services
  • Family Resource Centre

CYMHP is a unique program

  • We provide access to mental health specialists for children, youth and families in the Greater Hamilton area.
  • We provide intensive mental health services for children, youth and families in the central south region of Ontario.
  • We are partners with McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences and the Offord Centre for Child Studies.