Referrals | Day Hospital

Day Hospital

Referral Information

The Day Hospital is located on unit 3G at the McMaster Children’s Hospital. It is a voluntary day treatment program for youth who could benefit from intensive treatment and programming.

  • All referrals to the Day Hospital Program must be supported by a recent psychiatric assessment. teen girl
  • Referrals must be made in writing, by a physician and directed to our Central Referral office.
  • Referrals can be made using the program referral form (posted to the right) or by narrative containing the program referral form information.
  • The information is reviewed by the team and disposition communicated to the referral source by phone.

Referrals can be forwarded to McMaster Children’s Hospital, Child and Youth Mental Health Program:

By fax: 905 521-7978
By mail:

McMaster Children’s Hospital
P.O. Box 2000
Attn.: Child and Youth Mental Health Program
Central Referral, Chedoke Site, Evel Building
Hamilton, ON
L8N 3Z5

For more information, please contact the CYMHP Central Referral office at 905 521-2100 ext. 74382.

Associated Files

Referral form

Referral form