Students have the right to speak to a counselor in confidence unless there is a reason to believe the student may harm themselves or someone else, or if it is ordered by the courts to release information.
Getting in Touch with Your Counsellor
Students and parents should contact the appropriate counsellor:
Mrs. C. Young
Mrs. J. Knutson
Addictions Foundation of Canada
We have an in-school AFM worker, Lisa Cameron, who works out of her office in the school library on Tuesdays and Thursdays all day. You can leave a note for an appointment or call and leave a message at 944-7052.
The Canadian Mental Health Association
We are pleased to announce a new online resource for students with psychiatric disabilities. Your Education - Your Future: a guide to college and university for students with psychiatric disabilities is a comprehensive resource for Canadian students providing information on all aspects of post-secondary education.
Mental Health and High School Website
The high school years can be a difficult time for many people. For adolescents who are struggling with mental health problems or mental health illness, this period is particularly challenging. Yet it also represents an opportunity for young people to get the necessary support at the earliest possible stage, thereby maximizing the potential for a successful outcome.
Addictions Foundation Of Manitoba
Provides prevention treatment and rehabilitation for people with problems involving misuse of alcohol, drugs and other chemical substances or with gambling. 1031 Portage Ave, 944-6200, Gambling help line: 944-6382 - Toll free 1-(800) 463-1554
Women’s Health Clinic
Provides medical and health services for women. Operates a teen clinic on Thursdays between 4:00pm-9:00pm, at 419 Graham Ave., 947-1517 .
Child Guidance Clinic
Clinicians support Transcona Collegiate students and offer the following services: psychology, social work, speech therapy. If you feel your son/daughter could benefit from these services, speak with a counsellor or call 669-5660.
CGC - Polson School, 491 Munroe Ave.
Society for Depression and Manic-Depression
Provides support and information to individuals afflicted with depression and manic-depression, their families and friends. 4-1000 Notre Dame Ave, 786-0987 - Toll free 1-(800) 263-1460
MacDonald Youth Services - Youth Emergency Crisis Stabilization System
The purpose of this service is to:
- provide community-based emergency and crisis services to children who formerly accessed institutionally based services
- to make crisis services available to all children and their families in a timely and appropriate fashion, if they are experiencing psychosocial and related emergencies
- Telephone crisis counselling
- After hours referral to Mobile Crisis Team Emergency and Crisis Intervention Service
- 24 hour intake - 949-4777
Winnipeg Child and Family Services
Provides mandated child welfare services to families with children under 18. 505 Pandora Avenue West, 944-4507, Intake: 944-4200
Offers counselling services and suicide and crisis intervention. 870 Portage Avenue, 786-8686 (24 hour crisis line), 786-8631 (24 hour sexual assault counselling), 784-4059 (counselling intake)
Kids Help Phone
Operates a 24 hour toll free counselling service for troubled children and youth providing emotional supports, counselling and information, referrals. 1-(800) 668-6868
Colleen Simonson - Public Health Nurse
Winnipeg Community & Long Term Care Authority, 945-2310
Careers and Higher Education
Please access the "Resources" link on the navigation to the left.