Janeway Family Centre

What we do

The Janeway Family Centre is an outpatient service. We offer counselling and therapy services for children, youth and families who are facing emotional, social or behavioural challenges. Our team can provide you with individual, group and family therapy.

Our team also offers consultation to other health professionals on difficult cases.

Specialized groups:

  • Children and adolescents groups with concurrent parent component:
    • Family violence (V.O.I.C.E) ages 3 to 12
    • Separation and divorce (It’s Okay) ages 7 to 12
    • Anxiety (Cool Kids) ages 8 to 12
    • Empowerment for girls (Between Teens) ages 14 to 17 (no parent component)
  • Parent groups:
    • Raising families – parents of children ages 2 to 12
    • Parenting young children – parents of children ages 2 to 12
    • Parenting your adolescent – parents of children age 12+
    • Father’s Network – dads only
    • Separation and divorce (It’s Okay) – parents of children ages 7 to 12
    • Soul Guardian – parents of children up to up to age 18

Who we see

  • Children up to their 18th birthday.

Common reasons for referral:

  • Anxiety
  • Attachment issues
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Changes in families
  • Childhood trauma and maltreatment
  • Depression
  • Family conflict
  • Questions about development and behaviour
  • Relationship difficulties
  • School refusal
  • Separation and divorce
  • Sexuality

How to access this service

Admission is determined and coordinated through child and youth intake. Physicians and health professionals can fax a completed mental health and addictions referral form (PDF) to 709-777-2211 or email it to childyouthintake@easternhealth.ca.

Our Team

Our team includes:

  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Occupational therapy
  • Administrative assistance

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., along with some evening parenting groups.

Where we are

Janeway Family Centre
Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre
8th Floor Southcott Hall
100 Forest Road
St. John’s, NL
A1E 1E5

Adolescent House
204 Lemarchant Road
St. John’s, NL
A1C 2H6

How to reach us

Telephone: 709-777-2011 (Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre)
Telephone: 709-777-5180 (Adolescent House)

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Last updated: 2021-02-02