Child and Youth Mental Health Program
McMaster Childrens Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences

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Provides emergency mental health care to youth 17 years of age and younger.

Mental Health Assessment Unit - provides emergency mental health risk assessment, referral to community services and/or recommendations for follow up care.

Inpatient Unit provides - short or long term hospital stay and undergo mental health treatment, behaviour analysis, and counselling.

Outpatient Clinic - provides mental health assessment, and individual, family, and group treatment

Day Treatment (3G Day Hospital) - provides treatment, education and support regarding children's mental health issues, does not include overnight stay

McMaster Children's Hospital
1200 Main St W 3G Inpatient Unit
Hamilton, ON
L8N 3Z5
Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Phone: Referrals: 905-521-2100 x76479


Age 17 years and younger


No referral required. Drop into the Mental Health Assessment Unit or Emergency Department




Fully Accessible



Areas Served

Hamilton (City of); Halton Region; Waterloo Region; Wellington County; Haldimand County; Niagara Region; Grey County; Brant County; Norfolk County

Agency Type

Non Profit