Who are our members?

CMHO members are accredited, publicly-funded, Children’s Mental Health Centres in Ontario.


What are Children’s Mental Health centres?

Children and youth or families seeking publicly funded assessment and treatment for mental health issues can find these services and more at children’s mental health centres. Children’s mental health centres provide a continuum of care for those with mild to moderate mental health issues as well as to those with the most serious mental health issues. 


Where can you find CMHO member agencies?

We have nearly 100 CMHO member agencies operating in every region of the province. Looking for a member agency in your area? Click here


What services do our member agencies provide?

Our agencies treat a wide range of mental health issues from anxiety, eating disorders, learning disabilities, addictions, trauma related issues and so much more.

Each agency provides a complex array of programs and services delivered by trained mental health professionals including:

  • Crisis Support
  • Walk-In Clinics
  • Individual Counselling and Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Specialized Consultation and Assessment
  • Classroom / school-based treatment
  • Family / Caregiver Skill Building and Support Services
  • Parent Groups
  • Children’s skills building groups


  • Addictions counselling
  • In-Home services
  • Residential Services
  • Youth Justice Services
  • Service coordination or wraparound process
  • Trauma Response Intervention
  • Specialized services for child welfare families
  • Residential Respite
  • Non-residential respite



Why Choose a CMHO Children’s Mental Health Centre?

All of our members adhere to standards of excellence through an independent third-party accreditation process. The standards are a set of mandatory and leading practice guidelines developed to ensure and promote accountability, transparency, continuous learning and quality improvement in community-based operations, services and programs.   

Accreditation is administered by the Canadian Centre of Accreditation. For more information on Accreditation with CCA, click here.

Looking to become a member?

Is your agency a publicly funded children's mental health centre? Interested in becoming a member? Find out more through the link below.(Unfortunately at this time, CMHO does not accept individual memberships.)