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Janeway Family Centre

The Janeway Family Centre offers coordinated and comprehensive counselling and therapy services for children, youth and families who are facing emotional, social or behavioural challenges. Our team also offers consultation to other health professionals on difficult cases.  
What we do
Individual, group and family therapy.

Specialized groups:

  • Children and adolescents groups with concurrent parent component:
    • family violence (V.O.I.C.E) ages 3-12
    • sexual abuse (S.T.A.R.S.) ages 3-12
    • separation and divorce (It’s Okay) ages 7-12
    • anxiety (Cool Kids) ages 8-12
    • empowerment for girls (Between Teens) ages 14-17 (no parent component)
  • Parent groups:
    • Raising families - parents of children ages 2-12
    • Parenting young children - parents of children ages 2-12
    • Parenting your adolescent - parents of children age 12+
    • Father's Network - dads only
    • A New Tomorrow - for moms experiencing intergenerational abuse

Our Team

  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Occupational therapist
  • Administrative assistants


Who we see

Admission to this program is coordinated through
Child and Adolescent Central Intake.
  • Children up to their 18th birthday.
Common reasons for referrals are:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment issues
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Changes in families
  • Childhood trauma and maltreatment
  • Depression
  • Family conflict
  • Questions about development and behaviour
  • Relationship difficulties
  • School refusal
  • Separation and divorce
  • Sexuality 


Hours of operation
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Evening parenting groups
Janeway Family Centre
Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre
Southcott Hall, 8th Floor
100 Forest Road
St. John’s, NL A1A 1E5
Tel: (709) 777-2011

Adolescent House
204 LeMarchant Road
St. John’s, NL  A1C 2H6
Tel: (709) 777-5180



Updated May 30, 2018