Programs - Yorktown Family Services


  • All
  • Abuse
  • Advocacy
  • Anger Management
  • Attachment
  • Black Youth
  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Clinical Services
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Communication Skills
  • Community
  • Connection
  • Counselling
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drop In
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief
  • Group
  • Hungarian
  • In-Home
  • Infant and Early Years
  • Integrated Care
  • Intensive Therapy
  • Intervention
  • LGBTQ2S+
  • Men's Group
  • Mental Health
  • Mentorship
  • Outreach
  • Parenting
  • Positive Relationships
  • Prevention
  • Psychiatric Consult
  • Psychotherapy
  • School Age Program
  • Self Regulation
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Shelter
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Substance Use
  • Support
  • Therapy
  • Trauma
  • Violence Against Women
  • Walk-in
  • West Toronto Youth Hub
  • Youth


Supporting black identified children and youth involved with child welfare, at risk of care, or are leaving care and transitioning back to family or into the community.

Baby Love

Baby Love is a group format, evidence based preventive intervention program of attachment theory.

Care Navigation

The West Toronto Youth Hub Care Navigator supports youth and their caregivers encountering complex and multiple mental health challenges in accessing services both internally within the hub and externally with partner organizations.


Choices is a prevention, early intervention program that targets the primary social and psychological factors that lead youth to engage in substance use and other risk-taking behaviours.

Connect 4 – Youth Mentorship Program

Group Mentorship Program designed for youth to work in small groups with a mentor to develop and enhance their life skills and leadership skills while attaining individual goals with the support of a mentor.

Double T

The Double T (Self-Regulation) program is an eight week manualized, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) program for children aged 7-12 years and their caregivers.

Grief and Bereavement

Individual, family and group counselling and support for children, youth and families experiencing grief related to the death or dying of a parent, sibling or in-home custodial caregiver.

Here To Help

Yorktown Family Services delivers Here To Help a group program that provides a supportive environment for woman, children, and youth exposed to family violence.

Hey Girl… – Youth Mentorship Program

A weekly group mentorship program designed for youth aged 14-18 yrs who identify as female.

KFT (Keeping Families Together) and CARE (Children at Risk of Entering Care)

KFT and CARE are partnerships with local child welfare agencies to provide rapid, in-home treatment to families where there is risk of an apprehension or placement breakdown.

Mindful Fathering®

Mindful Fathering is a 14 week, evidence-informed, psycho-educational group program designed to reduce harm and promote mental health by working with fathers who have exposed their children to domestic violence.

Ongoing Therapy

Ongoing Therapy therapy relies on evidence informed treatment such as CBT, BSFT, and family systems models, with the purpose of supporting children, youth, and their families to meet manageable goals within an 8-12 session timeline.

Parenting in Early Years

Parenting in the Early Years (PITEY) is offered in both English and Spanish is a 8-week parenting program for parents and caregivers of children birth to six years.

Parenting Wisely

Parenting Wisely is offered in both English and Spanish in an interactive CD-ROM and DVD-based parenting program designed for families at-risk with children from ages 3 to 18 years.

Rainbow West

A Youth Led 2SLGBTQ+ Program that provides a safe environment for youth to engage in pro social activities, lead community initiatives, capacity building, and peer support.

Rapid Access Therapy

Rapid Access Therapy, provided at no charge, is barrier-free access to mental health counselling services offered virtually (Virtual Rapid Access Therapy) and in-person (Walk-in Rapid Access Therapy).

Shelter Services

Shelter Services provides a supportive community-based emergency shelter and support services for women and their children who have experienced abuse.

Supporting Young Families

The Supporting Young Families program is a parental education and awareness program for parents and/or expecting parents under the age of 29 with children between the ages of 0 to 6.

Transitional and Housing Support (THSP)

Transitional and Housing Support Program provides therapeutic counselling, safety planning and all related transitional and housing supports and services to women and their children who have experienced abuse.

Trauma Treatment

Yorktown is part of the West End Services for Abuse and Trauma (WESAT), a network of agencies that provide evidenced based treatment to children, youth and their families who have experienced trauma.

Urban Tele-Mental Health (UTMH)

Tele Mental Health is a referral base service that provides easy access to psychiatric assessment and consultations for families with infants, children and youth.

West Toronto Youth Hub Walk-In

The WTYH walk-in is a Rapid Access Therapy brief counselling service offered at the Jane Street Hub, located at 1541 Jane Street, every Thursday, from 11:00 am to 4:00pm. No appointment is necessary; first come, first served.

What’s Up Walk-In®

The What’s Up Walk-In is a brief Rapid Access Therapy service. This service is available without appointment during designated times across the City of Toronto. To connect with someone regarding hours of service please call 416-669-3521.

Women and Communities Against Violence (WACAV)

Women and Communities against Violence program (WACAV) provides community-based supports to women who have experienced abuse.


Wraparound is a strength-based approach that helps youth and their family to look at areas in their life they would like to improve or change.

Youth Mentorship Program

Operating under Yorktown Family Services at the West Toronto Youth Hub, the Youth Mentorship Program (YMP) aims to empower and improve mental health outcomes of young people between the ages of 12-25 through one-to-one and group mentoring.

Youth Outreach Worker

The purpose of the Youth Outreach Worker (YOW) program is to help marginalized and at-risk youth and their families better navigate and connect with services and pro social opportunities in their communities to improve youth outcomes.

Our walk-in service is now being offered at the West Toronto Youth Hub, 5 days a week!

Rapid Access Therapy is now offering walk-in services, Monday to Friday, at the West Toronto Youth Hub located at the Jane Street Hub, 1541 Jane St., in North York.

Please note registration closes 1 hour 30 minutes prior to the end of service hours.

No appointment necessary; first come, first served. COVID-19 pre-screening form will be completed on arrival. Face masks are required for all in-person sessions; masks are available upon request.

*Saturday by virtual appointment only; to book call 416-669-3521 by Friday at 3:30 pm.

Limited virtual sessions available during walk-in hours by calling Rapid Access phone line at:


Our staff will be happy to assist you by connecting you to a therapist. Registration closes 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to end of service hours. Session will be same day or within 24 hours. Please call during the walk-in service hours Monday to Friday.

We look forward to providing online therapy shortly. Thank you!