NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Child Development Institute

Child Development Institute, Head Office

COVID19 -- Offices closed, but virtual services available
  • Family Violence Services, Mothers In Mind in-person services on hold until further notice -- phone contact available to clients
  • call 416-603-1827 for details on available services, or visit CDI website for general information
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Multiservice agency providing early intervention, family violence, child development services, licensed child care centres

Early Intervention -- mental health services for children with social, emotional or behavioural problems
  • child and family programs, including family, parent and community counselling
  • Intensive Community and Home Services
  • child care consultation services and intensive resource support
  • school based programs
  • SNAP (Stop Now and Plan) intervention and treatment program for children 6-11 years -- see separate entry
Family Violence -- services for women and their children birth-16 years who have experienced family violence or childhood sexual abuse
  • individual and group counselling
  • on-site counselling for women and children living in shelters
  • school liaison program for children in shelters
  • treatment services for children and youth who have been sexually abused
  • training and support to professionals providing this treatment
Healthy Child Development-- 5 early learning centres, EarlyON Child and Family Centre, Parkdale-High Park -- see separate entry

Integra Program -- clinical services for children 8-18 years with diagnosed learning disabilities and mental health issues -- see separate entry

Child and Adolescent Services for Abuse and Trauma (CASAT) -- for children and youth 4-18 years, and their families, affected by sexual abuse or other interpersonal traumas, such as physical or emotional abuse, or exposure to domestic violence
  • includes counselling and mental health consultation
  • Understanding Child Sexual Abuse -- guide for parents and caregivers, available online, in English, Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish
COVID19 - Office locations closed, but virtual services available * call or visit CDI website for details
General services -- children birth-18 years and their families * clinical services -- children and youth 8-18 years with diagnosed learning disabilities and mental health issues * varies by specific programs, see description or separate entries

Residency Requirements: City of Toronto
Application Process
Call, email or visit website * Intensive Community and Home Services -- referral through Centralized Access to Residential Services (CARS) 416-482-7884
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Chinese (Cantonese); English; Other - Interpretation for other languages; Portuguese; Spanish
Street parking ; Wheelchair accessible main entrance, assistance needed with door ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
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197 Euclid Ave
Toronto, ON, M6J 2J8
Intersection: Bathurst St and Dundas St W;
Child Development Institute Site Location: Head Office
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Hours of Operation
COVID19 -- Offices closed but staff working remotely, call for details Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
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