Pine River Institute

Description (Service) Co-ed residential treatment centre and outdoor leadership experience for youth ages 13 to 19 years old struggling with mental health issues and specifically addictive behaviours.  
Offers a holistic treatment and educational model based on their developmental needs with an individualized plan for student and family * program offers a flexible length of stay, usually 12 to 14 months * structured into four phases that support a youth and family's gradual development, allowing time to understand, learn and practice. Program includes: 
* outdoor leadership experience in Algonquin Park 
* residential program at Shelburne Campus 
* phased transition to home 
* aftercare support after the student returns home
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 19 year(s)
Application Call or email for information or complete an online application on the website
Languages English
Fees Service ; 29 beds are funded for Ontario students by the Ministries of Health and Long-Term Care and Education. A monthly service fee of $650 is charged to cover additional costs not covered by the government.  
A small number of beds are not funded by the Ontario government and are available for a fee to any family, including those outside of Ontario and Canada. Bursaries are offered to the extent made possible by fundraising efforts.
Address and Location
Located In Community Shelburne
Address & Map
Shelburne, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 159 
Station Main 
Shelburne, ON L9V 3L8
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Head Office 416-955-1453
Fax Head Office 416-955-1652
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Primary Contact John Mallon, Admissions Director; Phone: (Business) 519-925-9225 ext 102; Fax: 519-925-9220; Email: