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Laurencrest Youth Services

Site: Cornwall

Service: Residential Programs

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Former Name Cornwall Youth Residence
Legal Name Laurencrest Youth Services Inc
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Cornwall
Address & Map
510 Mercier St W
Cornwall, ON K6K 1K2
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Intersection Pitt St and County Rd 19
Bus Route Notes Cornwall Transit Transit Route Map * Transit Schedule
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (30 April 2020) The community-based programs continue to accept referrals with the referral source and client interaction being managed through telephone conversation or virtual platform.

Visit their website for more details.

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 Health and Long Term Care 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, Community and Social 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 COVID-19 -- 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
Service Categories Group Homes for Dependent Children ; Juvenile/Youth Detention Centres
Waiting List Relegated on occasion to the Child and Family Intervention requests
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-933-6362
Fax 613-936-2533
Primary Executive Dan O'Rourke, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Annette Lauinger, Director of Service; Email:
Other Details
Established 1967
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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