Additional Services Available

All referrals for additional supports must go through the Guidance Counselors.  Please make an appointment with your counselor if you want a referral to any of the services listed below:

Kaite Oulton - Rideauwood Addictions Counselor
This service is for students who are dealing with personal addictions -- drugs, alcohol, video/computer games-- or with a family member who is struggling with addiction.

Matt Manion - OCDSB Social Worker
This service is for students and parents who are struggling with financial needs, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and home life issues.

Dr. Nancy Sinclair - OCDSB Psychologist
This service is for students who are struggling academically and require Psych-Ed assessments.  Dr. Sinclair also provides crisis intervention for students who may be suicidal or have mental health concerns.

Liz Taggart - Robert Smarts - School Based Mental Health Worker
These services provide individualized, youth-driven support to students within the school setting as well throughout the summer months where needed. Services provided focus on prevention, reduction and support for mental health challenges. Areas of concern may include stress, anxiety, depression, bullying, drug use and conflicts at home as well as supporting social skills development and transitional support.

Nancy Manners - City of Ottawa - Case Co-ordinator
This service is for students in financial need who meet eligibility criteria.  Financial Assistance may include money for food, shelter, clothing and other household costs and help with health costs.

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