Our Mission

WAYS engages with at-risk children, youth and families through counselling, learning, skill development and advocacy to achieve healthy, independent lives and positive self-esteem.


Programs


Community

Community

Provides youth age 12 to 18 and their families in crisis with the help they need, when they need it.

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Residential Programs

Residential

WAYS offers residential programs located in London for youth up to the age of 18 to meet a range of needs.

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Youth Justice

Youth Justice

Open Detention & Custody Program in London-Middlesex.

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Enhanced Foster Care

Enhanced Foster Care

Foster families provide a supportive and nurturing environment for children and youth 18 years old and under.

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How You Can Get Involved

Donate

DONATE

WAYS supports children, youth and families in London-Middlesex and Chatham-Kent who face challenges. Your donations can help change the lives of those who use our services.

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Volunteer

VOLUNTEER

WAYS is an accredited children’s mental health agency supporting children, youth and families in Southwestern Ontario. Find out how you can volunteer on the Board or as a YETeam youth volunteer.

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Join

WORK AT WAYS

At WAYS, we are dedicated to our team members and help them to excel and achieve personally and professionally. Find out what positions we have available in our careers section.

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Recent News


10 Mar

Get ONSTAGE FOR WAYS!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Join us for the second annual ONSTAGE FOR WAYS event during Children's Mental Health week. Help...


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Positive "father" figures come in all shapes, sizes and genders. Today we celebrate the men and women who step up to mentor and support children and youth in our community. DNA not required.

Thank you to WAYS' caring foster parents, residential staff and community teams who make a difference every day. #fathersday #waysmhs
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Aboriginal Solidarity Day London (2017)

June 21, 2017, 12:00pm - June 21, 2017, 3:00pm

This will be our second year on the Green in Wortley village! Join us in celebration of and in Solidarity with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Everyone is welcome! • Sunrise Ceremony • Sacred Fire • Pow Wow (Grand Entry at 12 pm) • Longhouse Social Dancing • Food & Craft Vendors 11 am - 4 pm • Activities for all ages! More details will be posted to this page as they become available. The planning committee members are made up of staff, affiliates and Board members from the following organizations: N’Amerind Friendship Centre, At^Lohsa Native Family Healing Services, Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre, AIAI, London Police Service and Old South Community Organization. VENDOR INFO Craft vendors -- $50 + one item (worth $20 or more) Food vendors - $150 Contact Adrienna Antone at N'Amerind to get a table: aantone@namerind.on.ca or 519-672-0131 x252.

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