Regional Eating Disorders Program for Children and Adolescents

Type of Service

Day/Night Care Mental Health - General

Program Description

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) eating disorders program provides expertise in the area of assessment and treatment of children and youth who present with eating disorders. Services offered include an intensive day treatment program, an outpatient assessment and treatment program, and an inpatient treatment program. The day treatment program offers eight treatment spots for youth with moderate to severe eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified). The program includes an interdisciplinary assessment: psychological, medical, and nutritional. Nursing and child and youth counsellors provided. Medical and nutritional rehabilitation, parents' education, family therapy, group therapy and therapeutic milieu, individual therapy, group meal support and family meal support provided. Model of service is a group-based approach.

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Access Information

Referral from a physician is required. Referrals are processed through the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Mental Health Centralized Intake.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 613-737-2496
Toll-Free 866-737-2496

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 12 to 17 years of age.
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Abstinence required


English French Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0800-1800
Tuesday 0800-1800
Wednesday 0800-1800
Thursday 0800-1800
Friday 0800-1800