Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center is a registered nonprofit organization that provides treatment to both children and adults with various mental health problems. In addition to its basic therapeutic care services, Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center offers special programs for children and families in need. Among these programs are:
The Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center has four branches: The Family Therapy Centre, located in Toronto; The Community Service Enhancement Program, based in Mississauga; the Environmental Enhancement Program, which provide environmental awareness training for parents and guardians; The Early Intervention/First Steps Early Intervention Program, which instructs concerned parents on preventing birth problems; and the Social Skills and Development Program, which provides training for parents and guardians on dealing with young people and their issues. Many of these programs are interdisciplinary and are offered for both in-house and outside-house services. Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center also offers courses and seminars, as well as workshops on particular age groups and various aspects of mental health. The Center has been accredited by the Canadian Association of Social Therapy. Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center was created by concerned therapists, parents and guardians who realized the importance of providing a specialized program for concerned parents and guardians.
Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center has a wide range of services that cater to the various requirements of concerned individuals. These include children and adolescents services, which offer therapeutic programs for children in their formative years and advise them on how to cope with school and other situations. Specialized services for women and children are also offered. Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center also conducts a national waiting list program for children who require waiting till their primary school year is complete to receive a health care program. This waiting list is for children between the ages of five and eighteen.