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Kennedy Road primarily houses boys and young men, however it has recently developed a Loft Program for girls. Residents benefit from incentive programs that help them reach for and achieve their goals.  Staff at the Kennedy Road residence is successful at developing healthy relationships by creating a nurturing, family-like atmosphere.


OARTY Member: Kennedy House
Program/Facility Description: Group Home for boys and plus a loft program for girls who desire independent living.
City: Toronto
Ministry Region: Toronto
For Ages: 12-16
Home Type: Group Home
Client Group: ED/BD
Accredited By: Not Accredited
  • 1 Immediate
  • 0 30 Days
  • 0 60 Days
  • 0 90 Days

Accepted Conditions

1. Client Groups

AboriginalAges 12 and up
CoedCultural Accommodations
Dual Diagnosis ClienteleEmotionally Disturbed
Lesbian, Gay, BisexualPhysical Abuse Victims
Religious AccommodationsSexual Abuse Victims
Young Offenders

2. Diagnostic Features

ADD/ADHD/Severe Learning DisorderAttachment Disorder
Autism Spectrum DisorderBipolar
Borderline Personality DisorderConduct Disorder
Crack/Cocaine InfantsDyslexia
FASDObsessive Compulsive Disorder
Oppositional Defiant DisorderPersonality Disorder
SchizophreniaSexually Transmitted Infections
Sleep Disorder

3. Problematic Behaviours

Bed WettingChronic Lying
Defiance (Excessive)Demanding (Excessive)
Eating DisordersFearful/Anxious
Fire Setting/Playing with FireManipulative/Causes Conflict
Over-activePhysical Aggression Towards Adults
Physical Aggression Towards ChildrenPhysical Aggression Towards Others
Physical Aggression Towards PropertyPhysical Aggression Towards Self
RunningShort Attention Span
Socially DelayedSoiling/Smearing/Vomiting
StealingSubstance Abuse
Suicide AttemptsSuicide Threats/Ideation
TantrumsVerbally Abusive

4. Sexual Acting Out Behaviours (all ages)

No services offered in this category

5. Teen Issues

AbortionBirth Control
PregnancySevere Addiction
Sexually Active TeenSubstance Abuse

6.1 Health Care Requirements

No services offered in this category

6.2 Procedures from Regulated Health Professions Act, 1996

No services offered in this category

7. School and Community

* Select the following criteria that are addressed through external education/community services, for internal supports, please denote in the appropriate categories.
Disruptive Behaviour in ClassroomSpecial Education Needs

8. Program Model

Assisted/Independent LivingDay Treatement Program
Staff Model Group Home

9. Program Treatment Services

Anger ManagementAssertiveness Training
AssessmentBehaviour Management
Community Skills TrainingDay Treatment
Life Skills ProgramPreparation for Independence
Recreational ProgramSection 23 Classroom
Social Skills TrainingVocational Training

10. Professional Services Included in Set Rate (Professionals on staff and/or contracted at no additonal cost)

Behaviour Management ConsultationClinical Consultation
Dental SpecialistFamily Therapy

11. Additional Community Provided Professional Services

Behaviour Management ConsultationClinical Consultation
Dental specialistFamily Therapy