Assessment & Support Services

Assessment and support services

Please find some service providers that offer support to individuals with Asperger Syndrome, or assessments of Asperger Syndrome.  This list is not exhaustive, nor is it an endorsement by AMI of any one clinician or service over another.  If you do work with individuals in assessment, diagnosis or service provision of Asperger Syndrome please email info@asperger-manitoba.ca with “SERVICE PROVIDER” in the subject line.

For Adults:

Psychological Services Centre (PSC) at the University of Manitoba can provide a comprehensive assessment at no cost, using student clinicians under the supervision of qualified staff and they can also facilitate a referral, if necessary, for additional services. The PSC generally accepts referrals in September, and they are processed through the ensuing months of the school term. This service is available to the public and you can contact it by phoning (204) 474-9222 or emailing psc@umanitoba.ca.

If you live within the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, you can contact adult Mental Health Centralized Intake at (204) 940-2655, if you have access to a fax machine you can ask them for the fax form to complete.

For Children:
St. Boniface Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program and the Tourette Syndrome Service – (204) 237-2690 or (204) 237-2694. This is a multi-disciplinary practice that allows for the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and other related disorders (including Asperger Syndrome) for children and adolescents. A referral can be made by a physician or through centralized intake for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (204) 958-9600. These programs are run provincially and are not confined to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.  This is not an emergency service and if you are worried about your child or adolescent’s safety contact the Youth Mobile Crisis Team at (204) 949-4777 or call 911.

M.A.T.C. Neurodevelopmental Services – Access to this service is through centralized intake for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (204) 958-9600, if you have access to a fax machine you can ask them for the fax form to complete. This program works with several community agencies to provide a multi-disciplinary approach for children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Psychiatrists, psychologists and occupational therapists are available for assistance.

Crisis Services

Many services have lengthy wait lists, if you are in immediate crisis please call one of the helplines listed here or 911.  If you are in the Winnipeg area and an adult you can call 940-1781, if you are youth or child or this is concerning a youth or child please call 949-4777.

24 hour crisis lines available:

Klinic Crisis Line (204) 786-8686 or 1-888-322-3019
Manitoba Suicide Line 1-877-435-7170
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868

There are also some services that are available by region which can be found here.

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