Laurencrest Youth Services

Site: Cornwall

Service: Residential Programs

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-933-6362
Fax 613-936-2533
Primary Executive Dan O'Rourke, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Serge Carriere, Residential Supervisor; Email:
Address & Map
510 Mercier St W
Cornwall, ON K6K 1K2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Residential services geared towards youth

Open Custody/Open Detention: Youth custodial facility for male youth * operates eight beds under contract with the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services * placements are court-ordered

Child and Family Intervention: Provides two beds under contract with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services for male youth * placements are recommended/referred by the Children's Access and Service Resolution Team of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry * admissions are also by "Special Needs Agreement" between the parent(s) and Laurencrest

Child Welfare: Provides three beds on a fee-for-service basis with the Children's Aid Society (CAS) for male youth who are in the care and custody of the CAS * service rates are confirmed by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services

On Site School Program: A designated "Section 23" classroom program in partnership with the Upper Canada District School Board * provides Ontario School curriculum academic courses in a specialized classroom * provides non-academic cognitive/behavioural training during non-classroom periods on a rotating basis * offers daily physical education activities and designated physical education periods twice a week * selected students receive daily life skills development opportunities * instruction in credit courses (grades 6-10) are offered by a qualified special education teacher * an educational/clinical coordinator manages the school program with two direct care staff
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Youth 12-18 years old * some restrictions apply
Application Call or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - for some services ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash, cheque
Bus Route Notes Cornwall Transit Transit Route Map * Transit Schedule
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1967
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Date Updated 17 Aug 2018
Service Categories Group Homes for Dependent Children ; Juvenile/Youth Detention Centres

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