Welcome to Children's Mental Health Services.

We help children, youth and families experiencing mental health, emotional or behavioural challenges in Waterloo Region. For over 50 years, our accredited Children's Mental Health Services  has been trusted to support children and families who may be struggling.

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When a child or youth is experiencing mental health, emotional or behavioural challenges, Front Door, Lutherwood’s intake program, is the first place to go for information, assistance, and service access.
Visit Frontdoormentalhealth.com

Caring People. Strengthing Lives.

Program Directory

Lutherwood offers a number of programs and services to assist children, youth and their families coping with mental health challenges. These services include live-in treatment and assessment services, family crisis and prevention counselling, as well community and school-based interventions.
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Steps For Kids 2022 Participants
Steps for Kids Raises over $105K!
Between May 1-7, the community stepped up to recognize children’s mental health week and participate in Lutherwood’s annual Steps for Kids fundraiser. Thanks to the support from participants, donors and staff, more than $105,000 was raised! This helps fuel our programming and ensure more kids can access mental health care when they need it most.
Learn how you can support Lutherwood's programs