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Organization: Yorktown Child and Family Centre  
Phone Numbers: 416-394-2424
Fax: 416-394-2689
2010 Eglinton Ave W, Ste 300
Toronto, ON
M6E 2K3
Intersection: Dufferin St and Eglinton Ave W
Hours: Mon-Thu 9 am-8 pm, Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Suzette Arruda-Santos - Executive Director
Yorktown Family Services
Katina Watson - Director of Service
Service Description: Children's mental health centre * outreach and consultation to schools, community centres, parks and recreation * school-based programs * service of Yorktown Family Services

Early intervention and treatment:
Mental health services for children birth-6 years * counselling for children 7-18 years and their caregivers * trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy assessment and treatment * support and counselling for youth and families involved with, or at risk of being involved with child welfare * What's Up Walk-in Counselling Services -- see separate entry

Group programs for children, youth, and parents:
Double T -- temper management for children 7-12 years * Coping Cats -- anxiety management for children 7-12 years * Girl Talk -- group counselling for girls 13-16 years * Think First -- group counselling for boys 13-16 years * Cope -- group for parents of children aged birth-6 years * Finding Solutions/Parenting Wisely -- group for parents of adolescents * Mindful Fathering -- for fathers involved with child welfare looking to connect with their families * Supporting Young Families -- see separate entry

Community Parent Education (COPE) for parents of children birth-6 years * early years services in the home, school and community * on site Early Abilities (Speech and Language, Vision, Hearing) -- see separate entry * Daryeelka Qoyska -- 10 week outreach, family support and education program in the Somali community to improve mother and child relationships, parenting, communication skills and community connections * Here to Help -- group program for children (and their mothers) exposed to woman abuse

Anchoring partner in the Jane Street Hub, 1541 Jane St -- youth, parenting and counselling programs * Youth Outreach Worker Program, 416-645-7575 ext 2913, serving Weston-Mount Dennis and Jamestown neighbourhoods

Fees: None
Application: Contact intake worker or walk in (see separate entry for What's Up Walk-in Counselling Services)
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children and youth birth-18 years and their families or caregivers
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
East York, Etobicoke, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare
Child and Youth Community Health Care Programs
Children and Youth with Disabilities
Counselling - Personal, Family and Couple
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Mental Health for Children and Youth
Parenting Education
Speech and Language

This information was last completely updated on May 7, 2014

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