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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) COVID-19 Update: Some programs and services may have changed; contact for more information.

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