Empowering youth, families, and communities
We provide treatment to youth dealing with complex mental health and behavioural challenges in a welcoming, supportive, and safe environment.
Help transform the lives of Ontario’s most vulnerable youth.
Support the most critical 2 to 5% of youth with complex mental health and behavioural needs from across the province of Ontario.
CELEBRATing YOUTH MILESTONES
When youth can access the mental health support that they need and deserve, it can change the course of their lives.
Provides treatment for youth with mental health challenges, who have demonstrated they are a danger to themselves or others and require services in a highly secure environment.
Temporary or long-term academic opportunities for students who find it difficult to function in the traditional school setting.
Community program for youth, aged 12 to 24, who have been or are at risk of being trafficked, notably through sexual exploitation.
Open Live-in Treatment
Located in urban homes in Ottawa, treatment programs provide a therapeutic milieu for youth whose mental health concerns require support on a 24-hour basis.
Short and longer term educational treatment programs provide students with mental health supports and structured learning environment.
Support for families
Support and learning opportunities for parents or guardians of youth experiencing mental health and behavioural difficulties.
Support for youth transitioning back into their home and community.
School-based Mental Health
Services for youth in a school setting and during the summer months where needed.
Treatment for youth dealing with complex mental health and behavioural challenges in a welcoming, supportive, and safe environment.
Traffic Jam 2023
Our CORATH team attended the 1st annual Traffic Jam Human Trafficking Conference. Organized by, A New Day Ottawa, this two-day event focused on navigating the intersections of human trafficking. The conference brought together experts, advocates, and survivors to...
DCLA on the move!
We are pleased to announce that Roberts/Smart Academy (DCLA) has moved to their new home on the second floor of 440 Albert Street. The new space is filled with natural light, more classrooms and a larger activity or meeting space. This relocation has been a long time...
Join our Board of Directors
The Roberts/Smart Centre is currently seeking volunteers to join its Board of Directors. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are passionate about community mental health and have a strong commitment to the Centre's mission of making a difference in the...