There are a wide variety of resources in our community that students and/or parents/guardians can access. You can access these directly, or have a member of our student services team help you navigate which resource might help you the most.
The Huron-Perth Centre for Children and Youth is an accredited community-based children’s mental health centre. They provide assessment and treatment services for a wide range of mental health concerns for children and youth up to their 18th birthday.
Drop in times are on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ... no appointment required.
You can also call 519-273-3373 to speak to someone immediately (Timely Access Program) who will assess the urgency with which you will be seen.
We have a counsellor from the Huron Perth Centre that works in our school with students who are referred to him. His name is Scott Fisher. A referral to Scott can be made through your guidance counsellor.
Choices for Change is a charitable organization that provides services, resources, and support to students who are struggling with an addiction or to students who are struggling with supporting a loved one who is struggling with addiction.Leanna Hendriks is the Choices for Change counsellor at St. Michael. She is in the school on Wednesdays. A referral to Leanna can be made by any member of our student services team.Choices for Change can be reach at 519-271-6730 or 1-877-218-0077.
The office can be reached at (519) 271-5290 or 1-800-668-5094.
Family Services Perth-Huron offers a wide range of services that provide solutions to meet the changing needs of families and individuals: counselling for individuals, youth, couples and families, family Supports for children and adults with special needs and their caregivers, hospice, credit counselling/financial fitness.
The office can be reached at 519-273-1020 or 1-800-268-0903.
"mindyourmind exists in the space where mental health, wellness, engagement and technology meet. We work with young people aged 14-29 to co-create interactive tools and innovative resources to build capacity and resilience."
Avon Family Medicine Centre - 511 Huron Street -Stratford, ON - 519-508-1212
Jenny Trout Centre - 342 Erie Street - Stratford, ON - 519-273-7017
268 Maiden Lane, Box 1120 - St Marys, ON - 519–284–3450
Optimism Place is Perth County’s only women’s shelter. Since 1983, we’ve been a safe refuge for women and children experiencing domestic abuse.
Crisis Line: 519-271-5550
Toll free: 1-800-265-8598
The Emily Murphy Centre is a Second Stage Housing facility located in Stratford, Ontario. We were established in 1989 to serve abused women, with or without children, in Perth County and surrounding area. We also operate the Supervised Access Programs for Huron and Perth Counties.
Call: (519) 273-7350 Toll-Free: 1-888-826-8117