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
  • 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
  • School Readiness
  • Self Regulation
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Shelter
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • 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 Primary Health Care Pathway

The West Toronto Youth Wellness 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.

Care Navigation Triage

Care Navigation (CN) Triage serves as the initial point of contact for individuals seeking access to Youth Wellness Hub Ontario (YWHO). It ensures that clients, primarily aged 0-29, receive comprehensive information and guidance to determine their needs.

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.

Growing With Grief

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. Working together in small groups with a mentor, let’s talk about life and all things only we girls understand like body image, self care, and empowerment.

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 9-week parenting program for parents and caregivers of children birth to six years.

Parenting Wisely

Parenting Wisely is offered in English in an interactive CD-ROM and DVD-based parenting program designed for families at-risk with children from ages 7 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).

Ready, Set, School

Ready, Set, School is a 9-10 session planned psycho educational workshops for parents/ caregivers of children who will be starting school for the very first time.

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.

Toronto Community Crisis Service

The Toronto Community Crisis Service (TCCS) is a non-police response with multidisciplinary teams of trained crisis workers who will respond to non-emergency calls.

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 Wellness Hub

The WTYWH 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.

West Toronto Youth Wellness Hub

The West Toronto Youth Hub is now a Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario site offering low barrier access to a wide range of high quality, responsive services for youth age 12 to 29.

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 Wellness 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.

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