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Site: Ottawa - 401 Smyth Rd

Service: In-patient Psychiatric Units

Alternate Name CHEO ; Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario ; OCR
Former Name Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (2018)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
401 Smyth Rd
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
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Intersection Alta Vista Dr and Smyth Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) 19 Inpatient Psychiatric beds for the purpose of risk assessment and crisis stabilization
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Québec - Western ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children and youth 18 years and under with complex and severe mental health issues
Application In-patients services: Go to the Emergency Department * a Regional Psychiatric Emergency Team member will assess the patient and recommend admission to an in-patient unit, if required 
Outpatient services: Referral from a family doctor required (not necessarily a doctor associated with the Children's Hospital) * Intake done through the Mental Health Services
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Mental Health Evaluation ~ Youth ; Psychiatric Case Management ~ Youth ; Psychiatric Inpatient Units ~ Youth
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-737-7600 ext 2505 East ; 613-737-7600 ext 2391 6th North
Crisis Phone 613-737-2328 CHEO Emergency Department
Fax 613-738-4202
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Primary Contact Roxanna Sheppard, Clinical Manager In-patient Psychiatric Units; Phone: 613-737-7600 ext 3492; Email:
Alternate Contact David Murphy, Directeur de la santé mentale; Phone: 613-737-7600 ext 2287
Primary Executive Anne Huot, Vice-President, Patient Care Services and Provincial Programs
Alternate Executive Erin Crowe, Board Chair
Other Details
Established 1974
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106914682 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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