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Site: Ottawa - 401 Smyth Rd

Service: Regional Psychiatric Emergency Service for Children and Youth

Alternate Name CHEO ; OCR
Former Name Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (2018)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
401 Smyth Rd
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
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Intersection Alta Vista Dr and Smyth Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Regional hospital emergency room service for children and youth experiencing psychiatric emergencies.

Crisis intervention: Service for children and youth who are assessed in the emergency room

Outpatient Psychiatric Clinics: Emergency services, individuals can go to the hospital emergency room and from there be referred to a resident psychiatrist on call

Inpatient Psychiatric Clinic: An 18-bed unit for adolescents where 12 beds are for crisis admissions and 6 are for medium-term treatment
Hours Outpatient Clinics Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Inpatient Clinic Mon-Sun 24 hours * After Care Group Mon-Fri 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Québec - Western ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children and youth 18 years and under
Application For outpatient psychiatric clinics, individuals can go to the hospital emergency room and from there be referred to a Resident Psychiatrist on call * for inpatient psychiatric clinic, admission is through the Emergency Department * referral must come from a family doctor
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Psychiatric Emergency Room Care ~ Youth ; Psychiatric Inpatient Units ~ Youth
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-737-2256
TTY Phone 613-737-2332
Crisis Phone CHEO Emergency 613-737-2328
Fax 613-738-4235
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Intake Secretary; Phone: 613-737-2496
Alternate Contact Dr Kathleen Pajer, Chief of Psychiatry; Phone: 613-737-2723
Primary Executive David Murphy, Operations Director; Phone: 613-737-7600 ext 2361
Other Details
Established 1974
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health * Ministry of Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 106914682 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website, Kaitlin Atkinson Family Resource Library, books, pamphlets, videos, multifaith prayer room, family rooms
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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