Banyan Community Services


All of our services are supported through the multi-disciplinary team that is informed by child and family work, psychiatry, psychology, social work, education, physical health and spirituality and culture.


SNAP® for Boys / Girls 

Our early intervention services are for children experiencing emotional and/or behavioural difficulties at home, in school or in the community.

Outcomes 
  • Enhanced physical and mental health
  • Connections to healthy, close, supportive relationship(s)
  • Promoting the understanding of healthy childhood development
  •  School success
  • Prevention Services

Hamilton Centralized Services for Children Under 12 in Conflict with the Law 
Grocer—Ease 
Youth Mental Health Court Worker 
Counselling and Assessment 
Reintegration Services (Hamilton and Niagara)

 Our prevention services are for individuals who are experiencing challenges maintaining successful relationships in their community. 

Outcomes 
  • Coordinated system of supports
  • Enhanced physical and mental health
  • Connections to healthy, close, supportive relationship(s)
  • Rehabilitation Services

George R. Force Group Home 
Arrell Youth Centre 
Peninsula Youth Centre 
Counselling and Assessment 
Reintegration Services (Hamilton and Niagara) 

Our rehabilitation services hold the client accountable for their actions and build new skills to help them succeed. 

Outcomes 
  • Enhanced physical and mental healh
  • Connections to healthy, close, supportive relationship(s)
  • Education and/or employment success

Camp Maple Leaf

Camp Maple Leaf provides a residential camping experience to children facing economic or social barriers

Grocer Ease

Grocer-Ease provides a grocery shopping and delivery service for elderly, unwell, or disabled persons who are unable to get out and purchase their own groceries.


Banyan Community Services (BCS) strives to implement our mission through safe, effective, accessible and kind care for all individuals.

To express our dedication to quality BCS has made the safety of all Grocer-Ease clients a priority. This safety objective is achieved through:

  • Working with community partners to decrease the risk of falls
  • Focusing on improving seniors’ nutrition

With a focus on client-centered care, BCS is always working to improve the delivery of our services to ensure client satisfaction. Both client and caregiver feedback are essential to our ongoing quality improvement efforts.

2016-17 Quality Improvement Plan

Please see the details of our 2015-16 Quality Improvement Plan outlined in the document below. Results will be posted upon execution of the plan.

Quality Improvement Plan 2016-2017

Results

2015-16  Quality  Improvement Plan

Please see the details of our 2015-16 Quality Improvement Plan outlined in the document below. Results will be posted upon execution of the plan.

2015-16 Quality Improvement Plan Year-End Results

Youth Mental Health Court Worker


A diversion program focussing on individuals between the ages of twelve and eighteen who have been charged of an offence under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) and whose mental health has been identified as the contributing factor.

Counselling and Assessment

A support service focussing on individuals between the ages of twelve and eighteen who have been charged/found guilty of an offence under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) and are referred by their Probation Officer.

Reintegration Services (Hamilton and Niagara) 
Reintegration Services provides reintegration and intervention supports to young people returning to the community following a custodial sentence.

George R. Force Group Home –open custody/detention home (Hamilton)
Arrell Youth Centre –secure custody/detention program (Hamilton)
Peninsula Youth Centre –secure custody/detention program (Niagara)

Focussed on individuals between the ages of twelve and eighteen who have been charged, found guilty of an offence under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) and received a custodial disposition.


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