Waterloo Region District School Board

Site: New Dawn Alternative Education Program

Service: Carizon Family and Community Services, New Dawn Alternative Education Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-742-5332
Website www.carizon.ca/childrens-mental-health/encompass/encompass-learning/
Address and Location Information
Areas Served Kitchener ; Waterloo
Located In Community Waterloo
Address & Map
Alternative Education Building
151 Weber St S
Waterloo, ON N2J 2A9
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Intersection Union St. and Margaret Ave.
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Organization Details
Description (Service) Each classroom of 12 youth combines a supportive school environment with the therapeutic and skill training activities designed to foster normal adolescent growth and the attainment of treatment goals. 
The Day Treatment Program is a therapeutic service for youth of both genders who are experiencing significant emotional and social difficulties. It operates from 9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. 
Using a client focused, strengths-based approach, we provide: 
Individualized education programs and the opportunity for high school aged clients to earn credits 
Individual and group therapy 
School and community integration 
Recreational activities (community outings) 
Treatment (social responsibility, life skills, emotion regulation, positive peer relations and self-esteem)
Description & Services
Hours School is open 8:30 am-3:30 pm * hours vary for students
Dates Typical school year operation- Sep-Jun
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Senior Elementary and High school students
Application Must be referred to program through Front Door at 519-749-2932
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Alternative Schools

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