Multidisciplinary Assessment and Consultation Centre (MACC)

MACC provides access to a diversity of clinical and cultural services to address the needs and questions of individuals and/or organizations with a person-centered approach. Services can involve one specialty or multiple specialties in an integrated fashion.

MACC also offers multidisciplinary clinical and cultural consultations to individuals who are unable to utilize community services due to systemic barriers (e.g., financial, scarcity of resources, language, etc.).

MACC Services

  • Assessment,
  • Consultation,
  • Individual, couple, family and group therapy,
  • Training

For individuals receiving other ongoing New Directions services the following specialties are also available as part of an integrated assessment or consultation approach:

  • Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Nutrition

MACC Specializes in:

  • Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Trauma
  • Indigenous Knowledge Keeper
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Consultation
  • Family and Couple Therapy (for families with no children under age 18 or families without children)

Provision of Services

  1. The request for services is matched with a service provider who will contact you to schedule an appointment. The number of sessions will depend on the type and scope of the service.


  1. Therapy groups. Groups offered vary during the year. Examples of groups offered include DBT skills group for adults with disabilities, children’s group, “Ladies’ night” (self-esteem group for women with intellectual disabilities), “The men’s group” (support group for men with intellectual disabilities), youth DBT skills group, etc. Organizations can also request therapeutic or skills groups depend on needs.


  1. Training and consultation. MACC can offer clinical training and consultation to organizations and other service providers.


  1. Contracts can include a written report that is provided at the end of the service along with the receipt for services. Reports can involve one discipline or an integration of disciplines depending on the specific referral.


  1. Service evaluation. At the conclusion of the service, you will be offered the option to provide anonymous feedback regarding the quality of the services you received.



  • Assessment/Therapy/Consultation: $195 per hour
  • Cap of $2,300 for assessment
  • No-show fee: $100

Occupational Therapy

  • Assessment/Therapy/Consultation: $100 per hour
  • Cap of $1500 (Ranges: $750-$1500) for Assessment
  • Cancellation/no-show fee: $50

Knowledge Keeper

  • Therapy/Consultation: $65 per hour
  • Cancellation/No show fee: $25

Integrated Services

Includes: Behavioral Assessment, Consultation, Intervention Plan, Occupational Therapy and  Knowledge Keeper :$4500

Invoice for assessment must be paid in full prior to the interpretation session and delivery of the written report. Written report is provided to individual and/or referral source during interpretation session.

Individuals with school, private or work insurance pay for MACC services directly and are provided a receipt to get reimbursement from their insurance company


  1. Fill out and submit referral form
    • Select link to access online referral form

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Or contact the office to request the referral form

  1. Provide supporting information and documentation
    • You will be asked to provide a copy of previous relevant information and reports and sign consent forms as appropriate.