New Beginnings Clinic: Services for Refugees

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

The service has two components: Case consultation provides primary care providers with access to psychiatrists and social workers for discussion and advice on client/patient cases; Psychiatric consultation and, when appropriate, brief culturally sensitive interventions for newly arrived refugees (eg., GARs, PSRs and refugee claimants) with psychological issues or concerns.

Access Information

Available to all refugees in their first two years in Toronto. Clients can access services by having a direct referral submitted by a Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner. Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) documentation required (Refugee Protection Claimant Document or Interim Federal Health Program Certificate).

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-535-8501 ext. 31683
Fax 416-979-6853

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note CAMH is Tobacco free. Clients are able to use tobacco off-site, however are not allowed to store this tobacco on the property.

Application Referral Forms


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630

Evening groups are available.