Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-858-2774
Toll Free Phone 1-877-494-2774
TTY Phone 519-858-0257
Fax Clinical Records: 519-858-3913

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1960
Funding Provincial - MCSS ; Provincial - MCYS

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI) |
Specialized services for children and youth with complex combinations of special needs, including developmental disabilities, autism, and severe behavioural, emotional, and mental health challenges
  • specialized assessment, consultation, education, research, treatment and targeted intervention services
  • educational resources for children, youth, and their parents
  • services provided in the community and on-site. 
All services are voluntary * before providing services, an informed consent from the guardian/parent, the child or youth or their substitute decision-maker will be required
Risk assessments, emergency or crisis intervention, or parent/custody assessments are not provided

Inpatient Services - Inpatient teams are short-term and goal specific and include interdisciplinary assessment and treatment based on the needs and goals of the child/ youth * inpatient team collaborates with the child/youth, caregivers, and community service providers to develop a comprehensive plan to manage the child’s/youth’s continuing needs at the community level of service after their stay

Outpatient Services - Outpatient services may include interdisciplinary assessment, consultation, and initial stages of treatment for children and youth * works with community agencies to support clients in their home community * consultation, education, and behavioural support may happen on site, virtually, or in the community, such as at a child’s or youth's home or school
How to access CPRI services - All inpatient referrals and some outpatient referrals, must be made through the local Single Point Access agency. Inpatient, outpatient and tertiary medical consultation referral forms must be signed by the child or youth’s physician.
Please visit the referral information page to access:

Agency to Agency Consultation - A one-time consultation specifically designed for clinical discussion only * agency staff can consult with CPRI’s clinical team for support, feedback, or further recommendations for a child they are currently working with * clients and/or guardians do not attend

General Clinical Services - Child or youth up to age 18 with significant complex emotion or behaviour needs. Services depend on unique needs. 

Inpatient Services - Treat children and youth whose needs cannot be addressed in their own community * Six inpatient units for children and youth * short-term, highly specialized, and individualized consultation, assessment and treatments for children/youth and their families * Tailored to the child/youth specific needs and goals.

Pratten One Complex Care Program - Specialized assessment and treatment services to children and youth from birth to 18 years of age with complex medical fragility and/or technology dependence.

Tertiary Medical Consultation Service - One-time consultation that may require two appointments:
  • a developmental behavioural consultation with a CPRI paediatrician or a consultation with a psychiatrist.
  • Can also include diagnostic opinion/interdisciplinary ASD diagnostic assessment.
The child or youth, and their family will be required to attend the appointment.

Volunteer Organization of CPRI (VOCPRI) - A not-for-profit registered charity that supports the needs of the children and families as well as programs of CPRI

Services and Programs:
  • Attachment Consultation and Education Service (ACES)
  • Brake Shop Clinic
  • Dual Diagnosis Behaviour and Anxiety Clinic (DDBAC)
  • Home Visiting Program for Infants
  • Homeshare
  • Interdisciplinary Autism Services (IAS)
  • Mood and Anxiety
  • Sexual Behaviours Team
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Inpatient Services: Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children and youth up to 18 years, with complex combinations of special needs, including, development disabilities, autism, severe behavioural, emotional, and mental health challenges and their families, guardians, and caregivers.
Application Call or visit
Languages English ; French
Fees Free

Site Information

Site Location London (West)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
600 Sanatorium Rd
London, ON N6H 3W7
Intersection Sanatorium Rd and Oxford St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Community Mental Health
Service Categories Community Mental Health Agencies ~ Youth

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