The Durham Counselling Walk-in Clinic



The Durham Counselling Walk-in Clinic is temporarily closed due to COVID-19. 


We apologize for the inconvenience.

If you require assistance please contact:   

Durham Distress Centre: 905-430-2522 or 1-800-452-0688
Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

If you require emergency assistance, please call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.

During normal operating conditions:

The clinic is a free, confidential counselling walk-in clinic that provides services for children and youth ages 3 - 19 years and their families. The clinic is run by a community collaborative and is staffed by providers from: Catholic Family Services, Lakeridge Health (Pinewood Centre), Carea Community Health Centre, Frontenac Youth Services, and Lakeridge Health - Child, Youth and Family Program.

The clinic provides same day counselling and runs on a first come first served basis. People come to us for many different reasons including family issues, strategies for positive change, stress management, relationship challenges, parenting support, youth development, substance use concerns, etc.

Our clinic is very knowledgeable about Durham Region and can provide information about community resources and services. Often clients feel better about their situation after one session, and are hopeful about moving forward.

For more information please contact the Clinic Coordinator at 289-509-0603 ext 3203

Hours of Operation:
Wednesdays from 1:00pm-8:00pm(Last session will start 6:30pm)
The service takes approximately 2 hours

Carea's Whitby Site at 1615 Dundas Street East (Lang Tower - Whitby Mall) Suite 211


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