Libby’s Place offers long term residential treatment for female adolescents who are experiencing complex and longstanding difficulties.
“It is a good place – you can build on your strengths.” - Youth
“There are caring, gifted counsellors that work with kids at their level and help them change their behaviours and reunite them with their families.” - Parent
“They help people get to the issues, it is not only the child who has the problem, it is the family.” - Parent
The programming at Libby’s Place offers a high degree of structure for its six residents, girls ages 12 to 18, with an emphasis on relationship-based support. This approach, following the developmental research of young girls and adolescents, uses the program for working on, responding to, and building relationships.
As a result of these programs:
Adolescents and their families are referred through the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community & Social Services, Centralized Access to Residential Services (CARS). CARS may be reached at 416-482-7884. Libby's Place is licensed by the Ministry under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act.