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If you or someone you know is experiencing a family crisis, call us.   519 434 6848

Merrymount collaborates with
organizations, schools, and social service agencies

Community Partnerships On-Site

Did You Know…

1 in 5
children born in London will live in poverty

1 in 4
children will not be ready to learn in grade 1

1 in 5
children will not graduate from high school

1 in 4
children will be overweight or obese

Health Zone Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic

Health Zone offers health care services for all ages. Their team includes Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Medical Office Assistants, a Dietitian, and a Social Worker. Call 226-777-1988 for more information or to make an appointment.

Thames Valley Alternative Secondary School

This program is designed to assist secondary school-aged students who are either pregnant or new parents to continue with their education while learning about the responsibilities that come with parenting. For more information please contact Tina at 519-434-6848 ext. 225.

Western Mary J. Wright Research & Education Centre

This unique Centre will drive state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research that examines factors impacting early childhood development, with the goal of fostering the health and wellbeing of society’s most vulnerable children, and enhancing outcomes for all children.

Community Partnerships Off-Site

Infant Growth & Development and Breastfeeding Drop In

A Public Health Nurse will be available to answer questions and offer support for you and your growing family. For further information call Public Health at 519-663-5317 ext. 2280 Fridays 12:30pm – 2:30pm at Merrymount.

The Community Group Program

Programs for children aged 5 – 16 who have experienced abuse in their family, exploring feelings awareness, establishing safe boundaries, and sharing worries through art, games and activities.

To register contact Women’s Community House at 519-642-3003 Ext. 3307
E-mail cpg@shelterlondon.org or register online: www.shelterlondon.org

Women’s Community House

Women’s Community House and Merrymount joined expertise and resources to provide a Child Advocate position to the Wellington and Clarke Road sites. The Child Advocate assists children in their transition to shelter and offers one-on-one and group support during their stay. Follow up with the family upon leaving shelter includes; assisting in locating schools/ obtaining childcare or age appropriate activities for the children and referrals to other community resources beneficial to the health and well-being of the child (ren).

We are a member of:

Pillar NonProfit Network

Pillar NonProfit Network supports nonprofit organizations in fulfilling their missions in our community.  They provide leadership, advocacy, and support to the nonprofit sector through the promotion of volunteerism, professional development and networking opportunities, and information sharing.

Child and Youth Network

The Child and Youth Network is comprised of more than 130 local agencies and individuals dedicated to doing what is best for children, youth and families.

K.I.D.S. – Kids in Distressed Situations is a Not for Profit organization bringing new products to children and teens impacted by poverty and tragedy as an outcome of homelessless, military diployment of a parent, domestic abuse, major illness, or natural disaster.

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