Rainbow West - Yorktown Family Services
catarinar@yorktownfamilyservices.com, andrea@yorktownfamilyservices.com,Ren@yorktownfamilyservices.com, ChantalS@yorktownfamilyservices.com

General Information

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Food and tokens provided

Fees:

Free

Service Delivery Format:
  • In Person:
    • Drop-in
Eligibility:

Ages: 12 to 29 years of age

Referral:

No referral required

Next Session Dates:

Meeting in person

Tuesday March 7th, 2023

Service Duration:

Every Tuesday

Languages offered:

English

Hours:

Program runs on Tuesdays from 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location:

West Toronto Youth Hub
1541 Jane Street, North York ON M9N 2R3

Contact:

Ren Dowuona (They/Them)
Ren@yorktownfamilyservices.com

Chantal Sénéchal at 416-645-7575 ext. 2054.

Rainbow West

Program Description:

The Rainbow West Program is a 2SLGBTQ+ youth program, for ages 12-29 offered in West Toronto. Through this program youth have an opportunity to access mental health supports, dedicated to responding to their unique needs while accessing an inclusive, safe, and welcoming environment for youth who identify as queer/trans.  Youth can engage in drop-in programming, one to one mental health services, youth-led initiatives, and help inform program activities.

Program Objectives:

  1. Introduce 2SLGBTQ+ youth programming in West Toronto
  2. Increase access to appropriate and relevant mental health services for youth who identify as 2SLGBTQ+
  3. Provide suitable interventions to address social emotional challenges
  4. Support service coordination needs in areas of academics, employment, housing, substance use/mental health, sexual health, social connections, and other life domain areas.

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