Young Adult Program (YAP)

Type of Service

Day/Night Care Mental Health - General

Program Description

This is a unique service that combines both therapeutic treatment and academic programming. The program offers milieu, individual and group therapy, family support/education, academic and physical education credits, life skills development, follow-up, consultation to significant supports in the community, system integration activities (Example: school, public health), and psychiatric assessment consultation if appropriate. Model of service is day treatment (milieu therapy).

Program Restricted To


Access Information

Access is through the hospital's child and adolescent centralized intake which receives and reviews all referrals and recommends appropriate disposition either to a Grand River Hospital service or to a community service. Participation requires: willingness to participate in all program activities; parental involvement as appropriate; ability to attend a day program daily; willingness/ability to participate at time of referral (rather than in several months).

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-749-4310
Fax 519-749-4261

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 to 21 years of age.
Catchment LHINs: (Waterloo Wellington)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700