West Toronto Youth Wellness Hub - Yorktown Family Services

West Toronto Youth Wellness Hub


The West Toronto Youth Hub is now a Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario site

West Toronto Youth Wellness Hubs of Ontario
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Located at the Jane Street Hub

1541 Jane Street, North York ON M9N 2R3

In April 2022, Yorktown’s West Toronto Youth Hub was designated a Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario (YWHO) site. YWHO is a network of 22 local hubs that provide integrated services co-designed with youth for youth in communities across the province. The West Toronto Youth Wellness Hub offers low barrier access to a wide range of high quality, responsive services for youth age 12 to 29. Please check out our services below.

YWHO Features


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YWHO Key Features at a Glance

  • Common menu of core integrated mental health and substance use treatment services and primary care offered to youth aged 12 to 25, emphasizing transition­ age youth.
  • Core staffing model consisting of: primary care, clinicians, peer support, and care coordinators, welcome/intake (“the Youth Wellness Team”) PLUS integration of in-kind services.
  • Common branding and similar look and feel offering a youth-friendly environment, as shaped by local input.
  • Ancillary services e.g., skills & well-being activities; designed to create community for youth and put them within easy reach of clinical services and supports.
  • Located in high youth traffic environments.
  • Measurement-based care: youth complete electronically delivered standardized measures every session.
  • Youth co-created and responsive.


Monday 9 am – 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am – 8 pm
Wednesday 9 am – 8 pm
Thursday* 9 am – 5 pm
Friday 9 am – 5 pm

*Unison building is open until 8:30 pm but walk-in and staff finish at 5 pm

For more information please contact:

Neeli Grewal
Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario – West Toronto Manager

Jane Street Hub
1541 Jane Street, Toronto ON M9N 2R3

Tel 416-645-7575 ext. 2911

Fax 416-240-9042

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Services & Programs @ the West Toronto Youth Wellness Hub

Our hub works with local service providers to provide mental health and substance use support, primary care, education and employment help, housing support, peer support, and other social and community programming.

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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.

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What’s Up Walk-In®

The What’s Up Walk-In is a Rapid Access Therapy brief counselling service offered at the Jane Street Hub, located at 1541 Jane Street, every Monday to Friday. No appointment is necessary; first come, first served.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

START Program

START stands for Strengths-based, Time-limited, Attainable, Realistic Therapy and is an 8-12 session therapy program that relies on evidence informed treatment

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.

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.

West Toronto Youth Outreach Worker Network

Youth Outreach WorkerThe 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. Learn More

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