New Growth Family Centre

Contact Information
Alternate Name New Growth Family Centre Inc
Primary Contact Aletha McArthur, Founder and Program Director, Special Education and Behaviour Specialist; Phone: 519-509-6432; Email:
Alternate Contact Robert McArthur, Director of Operations; Phone: 519-509-6432 * 519-313-0487; Email:
Description (Site) In-home service only
Located In Community Mount Forest
Address & Map
211 Birmingham St W
Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L1
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Consultation and support services for families with children and youth experiencing learning difficulties in school. Intervention services for problematic behaviour in children and youth.
Description (Service) Dedicated to the betterment of children, youth and families. Programs provide a learning environment that is safe and supportive of their needs within their own community.  
* Learning Activity Programs for children and youth 
* Therapeutic Learning Centre for children and youth with diagnosed conditions that inhibit learning in a traditional school setting 
* parent support groups for ADHD/ADD, anxiety, FASD which result in learning difficulties and problematic behaviours 
* individualized parent coaching to manage challenging behaviours within the home 
* overnight respite accommodation for youth in crisis
Hours Hours vary by appointment
Areas Served Wellington North ; northern Wellington County - Wellington North (Arthur and Mount Forest), Town of Minto (Harriston, Palmerston, Clifford), including area within one hour driving distance
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
For activity programs, participants are grouped according to age:  
* 6-10 years (children)  
* 11-13 years (adolescent) 
* 14-18 years (youth)
Application Visit website for intake and placement procedure. Referrals are made by community agencies, educational facilities and family members.  
For volunteer and training opportunities, contact 519-509-6432, or e-mail:
Languages English
Fees Program - determined by program
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 2003
Funding Donations - private and corporate donations ; Pay per use
Print Material Affiliate of the Post Institute which promotes an attachment-based counselling approach for families with children who are exhibiting challenging behaviours.
Service Categories Behavioural Learning Therapy ; Children's Out of Home Respite Care ; Family Counselling ; Parent Support Groups ~ Anxiety Disorders ; Parent Support Groups ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ; Parent Support Groups ~ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders