Westover Treatment Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hours 519-692-5110
Toll Free Phone General Inquiries 1-800-721-3232 ; Addiction Assistance Service 1-800-721-3232
Crisis Phone 1-800-721-3232 (Addiction Assistance Service)
Fax 519-692-3138
Website www.westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Stacey Pretty, Intake Clerk; Phone: 519-692-5110 ext 107
Alternate Contact Marilyn McKinlay, Director of Administrative Services; Phone: 519-692-5110 ext 103
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Addiction Treatment Centre 
* provides high quality community-based treatment to substance dependent persons and families in Southwestern Ontario 
 
Regional Treatment Centre provides: 
* counseling 
* guidance 
* support 
* friendship in the recovery from alcohol and drug addiction  
* also aids individuals who have been affected by another person's addiction 
 
Programs offered: 
* 19 Day Residential Chemically Dependent Program (highly structured program includes individual counseling, videos, discussions,  
lectures and recreation, a six month aftercare program follows residential treatment 
* the program uses a variety of methods to help clients gain an understanding of addiction as a primary illness 
* help in recognizing the thinking patterns that have established the need for substances 
* make a commitment towards accepting personal responsibility for maintaining abstinence in recovery 
* life Skills help for a renewed value system 
 
7 Day Residential Co dependency Program 
* open to men and women who feel their life has been affected by someone else's drinking or drug abuse 
* program is offered bi-weekly 
* a 6 month aftercare program follows treatment 
 
Weekend Family Program 
* for family members of clients presently in the residential addiction program 
* the family programs provides information on substance abuse and how it affects the family members (through lectures, group  
discussions and videos 
* guidance is given on changes individuals can make to help them deal with the affects of substance abuse on them, and their  
subsequent reaction to life situations. Due to Covid - 19 this program is not running for family members at this time 
 
Stage Two Relapse Prevention Program 
* a 7 day Residential program is offered 6 months or longer after attending the residential addition treatment 
 
The Addiction Assistance Service: operates 24 hrs. a day 
* will aid with finding support for a persons immediate addiction problems from the community services available such as:  
* full withdrawal from substance abuse at the Windsor or London Withdrawal Management Centres 
* counselling for addiction problems. The transportation portion of AAS is not operating due to Covid - 19
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Meetings Recovery Support available at the following locations:  
* Westover Treatment Centre Thamesville: Tue, 6:30 pm  
* London: Wed 12 noon, 6:30 pm, 379 Dundas St 
* Windsor: Thu 12 noon or 6:30 pm 3400 Somme Rd 
* Sarnia: Tue 6:30 pm 350 Indian Rd S 
* Tiverton: Wed 4:30 pm Bruce Power Visitor Centre County Rd 20 
* Goderich: Wed 7 pm Knox Presbyterian Church 9 Victoria St N  
* Oakville Wed 6:30 pm Bronte Mall 2441 Lakeshore Rd W Unit 7B (Addiction Clients only) 
* Leamington: Mon 6:30 pm St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 60 Eire St N 
* Kingsville: Tue 6:30 pm Community Church 1860 Division Rd N 
* Simcoe: Mon 6 pm (Co-dependency) and Wed 6 pm (Substance Disorder) Partner Homes House 394 West St 
* Cambridge: Tue 2 pm, Wed 6 pm Wesley United Church 6 Cambridge St 
 
COVID-19 - Recovery support is not operating due to Covid -19 but we have Recovery Support Inclusive Virtual which runs Mon-Fri at 10 am and 7 pm. Must have attended a treatment center to join group. Contact Mike McGilvery at mmcgilvery@westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Lambton County - including Four Counties Hospital ; Leamington ; Transportation provided to Withdrawal Management Centers in London, Windsor and Sarnia or residential treatment Centres in London , Windsor, and possibly other locations. Must provide own transportation back to original pick-up destination unless special arrangements made with Addiction Assistance Service are made. COVID-19 - The transportation portion of AAS is not currently operating.
Boundaries For Government service Province of Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals who suffer from or have been affected by the problems of substance abuse
Application * Assessment required for Government funded beds Addiction Program 
* Application process required 
* Recovery Support, call for details 
* Stage Two Recovery Program, call for details 
* Co dependency Program self referral
Languages English
Fees Fees covered by OHIP if legal resident of Ontario. Some program fees may apply. Some private pay beds available for a fee.
Agency Information
Established 1986
Primary Executive Laird Brush, Executive Director; Phone: 519-692-5110 ext 102; Email: lbrush@westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Alternate Executive Ron Paterson, External Client Services; Phone: 519-692-5110 ext 109; Email: rpaterson@westovertreatmentcentre.ca
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation - Westover Foundation
Elections Sep
Site Information
Located In Community Thamesville
Address & Map
4 buildings
2 Victoria Rd S
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
 
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Intersection Victoria Rd and London Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 8 
2 Victoria Rd S 
Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
Other Details
Print Material * pamphlets 
* bi-annual newsletter distributed free to members and others as requested

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