Centralized Access to Residential Services (C.A.R.S.)

** Referrals can be made through a Service Providers such as/ Case Manager/ Family Service Agency/ Children’s mental health/ school or hospital social worker, Youth Justice and Child Welfare or system navigators ** Lumenus operates the CARS program on behalf of the Toronto office of the Ministry of Health. CARS provides […]

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Urgent Response Service

Rapid support to ensure your child’s safety. To Register:  Call 1-833-575-KIDS (5437)  INQUIRE ONLINE Children with autism are particularly vulnerable to harm, including inappropriate behaviours, negative thoughts, and physical aggression. Safety is a critical issue among their families and caregivers. Our new Urgent Response Service provides timely services to address […]

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Wraparound

The Wraparound Process is an innovative approach that mobilizes the community to help children, youth and families with multiple, unmet  needs, find solutions that will help improve the quality of their lives. This proven approach surrounds youth, young parents and families with a support team of family members, social workers, […]

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EarlyON Child & Family Centres

rop-in centre for children from 0-6 and their parents/caregivers, providing opportunities to participate in play and inquiry-based learning to build social, emotional and communication skills. […]

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Every Child Belongs

Licensed child care program or home child care agency will access their assigned Resource Consultant to initiate a request for support when a child is showing signs of an emotional, social or behaviour issue and/or developmental/physical concern that is impacting the child and/or the child care environment.  The Resource Consultant […]

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The New Mentality

At Lumenus, we are proud to be a part of The New Mentality, a network of youth facilitated groups from across Ontario that work with partner agencies in their communities to raise mental health awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding it. Each year, we hire two youth facilitators to lead a project that […]

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RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (RPAC)

The Residential Placement Advisory Committee Toronto (RPAC) on behalf of Children and Youth Services RPAC is a mandated service under the Child and Family Services Act designed to ensure that children in residential care are being well served. Reviews occur routinely for each child and youth who move into a […]

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Autism Services

WELCOME! Here you will find information about autism programs and services provided by Lumenus. We offer a broad range of services to meet the individual needs of the child, youth and family. This includes a range of evidence-based tools and services designed to help families support their child or youth […]

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Griffin Community Support Network

Griffin Community Support Network (GCSN) provides crisis and transitional supports to assist adults with a developmental disability including those with complex needs such as dual diagnosis (i.e. developmental disability, mental health challenges and/or behavioural challenges) and their families to transition successfully into increased independence in the community.  GCSN  represents  approximately […]

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Youth Mental Health Court Services

The youth Mental Health Court program provides timely services to youth between the ages of 12 -18 who have been charged or are at risk of being charged with an offence and are diagnosed or are suspected of having a mental health problem, traumatic brain injury, or developmental disability. Youth Mental Health Court […]

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