KINGSTON, FRONTENAC, LENNOX & ADDINGTON Children and Youth Services Planning Committee

Transition to Adult Services

Youth Transitioning in KFL&A Protocol (YTP)

About the Protocol

Purpose of the Protocol

To support successful transition from child and youth mental health sector to adult mental health sector for young people with significant mental health and/or addiction issues

Client Population or Eligibility Criteria (eg., age; disability)

Young people, aged 16 to 24 years, with mental health and/or addictions issues; who require complex and specialized care; and who are transitioning from child and youth mental health sector to adult mental health sector

Catchment Area or Locale

Kingston and Frontenac County
Lennox & Addington County

Designated Contact for Protocol Partners/Stakeholders

Addiction & Mental Health Serivces, KFL&A

Designated Contact: Rob Yeo
Job Title: Service Director
Phone: 613-544-1356 ext. 2290

Hotel Dieu Hospital: Heads Up! Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Designated Contact: Jennifer Jackson
Job Title: Intake Clinician/Clinical Leader
Phone: 613-544-3400 ext. 2528

Kingston Community Health Centres: Street Health

Designated Contact: Ashley O'Brien
Job Title: Youth Engagement Worker
Phone: 613-876-3449

Pathways for Children and Youth

Designated Contact: Amber McCart
Job Title: Clinical Director
Phone: 613-546-8535

Youth Diversion: Kairos

Designated Contact: Carol Chafe
Job Title: Addictions Worker
Phone: 613-548-4535

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Protocol Development

Written By

KFL&A Service Collaborative

Protocol Lead

Centre for Addictions & Mental Health

Protocol Partner/Stakeholders

Addiction & Mental Health Services of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington
Hotel Dieu Hospital
Kingston Community Health Centres:  Street Health
Pathways for Children and Youth
Youth Diversions:  Kairos

Development History

Implementation Date:  2014 (pilot project)
Date of Most Recent Revision:  2014
Next Revision Cycle:  2015