Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences for Adults

Mackenzie Health's Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences provides care for individuals who have a developmental disability with a significant cognitive delay, autism or are living with the effects of an acquired brain injury. Services are offered in York Region and Simcoe County.

The type of service offered is determined by evaluation of needs and may be provided through individual and/or group support. Behaviour intervention is provided to children and adults through a comprehensive assessment followed by positive-based teaching and programming. A full range of challenging needs are addressed and include general management issues, aggression, self injury, skill promotion, and social problem solving.

The ABI Adult Day Program is offered by Mackenzie Health's Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences for individuals living with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Individuals in the program will experience a stimulating and therapeutic environment through activities ranging from physical health programming, cognitive activities as well as social programming to foster connection with peers. The program is supported by a behaviour consultant, recreational therapist and a client care assistant.

Eligibility

To be eligible, individuals must be 18 years of age or older living with an acquired brain injury and be medically stable. Service is available to individuals living within York Region and south Simcoe.

Referral Process

For more information or to make a referral please contact 905-773-3038 or 1-800-362-7793.

The Adult Day Program offers centre-based activities for adults over age 18, with an acquired brain injury who are living in the community and are in need of social and therapeutic activities. Referral is required for this service.

Clients must have a valid Ontario Health Card, not reside in long-term care centre and be a resident of York Region.

Activities are structured to maintain quality of life and independence for clients by providing cognitive, physical and social stimulation.

How to Refer

Client can self refer or have a referral made by a physician or family member

Referral can be made by contacting York-Simcoe Brain Injury Services at 905-773-3038 x6200 or the LHIN at 905-895-1240

Locations and Contact Information

Maple

Newmarket

Vaughan

Health Centre Site
10424 Keele Street
Maple, ON L6A 2L1

Hours
Tuesday and Friday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Health Centre Site
194 Eagle Street
Newmarket, ON L3Y 1J6

Hours
Monday and Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Jane Street Site
9401 Jane Street Suite 328
Vaughan, ON L6A 4H7

Hours
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

For more information call York-Simcoe Brain Injury Services 905-773-3038 x6200

Our behavioural services team works with individuals with a developmental disability in York Region or Simcoe County. In this program service delivery is matched to needs and may be provided through individual and/or group support. Following a behaviour assessment, a behaviour support plan is created that includes prevention, skill building and intervention strategies. Specific skills are taught using the mediator model.

Eligibility

To be eligible children and adults must have a developmental disability with a significant cognitive delay and exhibit challenging behaviour that is interfering with their ability to participate in daily living activities. Service is available to individuals living within York Region or Simcoe County.

Referring Adults

For more information or to refer an adult, contact Developmental Services Ontario DSO at 1-855-277-2121.

Referring Children

To refer a child living in York Region, contact 905-773-2362 or 1-888-557-5550.

To refer a child living in Simcoe County, contact 705-728-9143 or 1-888-577-6955.

The focus of the clinic is promoting positive sexuality while reducing problematic sexual behaviours, through individualized assessment and treatment.

Eligibility

To be eligible, children and adults must have a confirmed intellectual disability and have engaged in concerning and/or offensive sexual behaviours.

Referral Process

For more information or to make a referral:

York Region residents can contact 905-773-2362 or 1-888-557-5550.

Simcoe County residents can contact 705-728-9143 or 1-888-577-6955.

York-Simcoe Brain Injury Services is a partnership between Mackenzie Health's Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences and March of Dimes Canada.

In this program, patients receive a comprehensive assessment, case management and rehabilitation support. Individualized treatment plans are developed along with the patient to improve the patient's quality of life and ability to engage meaningfully with their community.

Eligibility

To be eligible, patients must be 16 years and older living with an acquired brain injury. Service is available to individuals living within York Region, Simcoe County and Muskoka.

Referral Process

For more information or to make a referral please contact 905-773-3038 or 1-800-362-7793.

Community-based location (Richmond Hill)
Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences

Pateras Plaza
13311 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3L6
Phone: 905-773-2362
Fax: 905-773-8499
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Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital 

10 Trench St.
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 4Z3
Local to Richmond Hill: 905-883-1212
Local to Vaughan: 905-832-4554
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