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Turning Point Youth Services


Description
COVID-19 - Counselling available to individuals and families by phone, email or online conferencing
  • shelter and residential programs in operation with limited visiting, and heightened health screening measures in place
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Mental health counselling, treatment and supports
  • external counselling services by registered therapists and professionals, including individual and family therapy, and brief and intensive services
  • specialized youth workers assist with life skills development, problem solving, independent living and self-care skills
  • community and in-home intensive family services
  • live-in specialized treatment for youth 12-17 years
  • harm reduction support, housing and employment support, referrals toTPYS programs or community services
  • Youth Justice support and counselling
Project Going Home -- offers homeless individuals the means necessary to return to their home communities, travel expenses, food
  • supportive counselling and referrals to local community support, community or self referrals
Redwood House -- transitional live-in program for young men 16-24 years, able to live cooperatively and manage a personal budget, monetary contribution required, capacity 8, referral from agency, community or self referral

Shelter -- short term emergency residence for young men 16-24 years, capacity 35, food
  • supportive counselling, referrals
  • evening and day programming
  • housing support, employment and community support
Specialized Classroom (Section 23) -- educational services for youth with mental health needs
  • individualized attention to academic and behavioural difficulties
  • life skills
  • substance use support
  • ethnospecific counselling
  • aftercare

Turning Point PATH Program - diversion program for youth 12-18 years, emphasis on developing positive social, cognitive, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) Program
  • conflict resolution
Youth Court Mental Health Program -- court diversion program for youth 12-17 years with mental health concerns
  • counselling, assessment, case management, referral and treatment
  • court and probation referral only
Comments
COVID19 - Counselling available to individuals and families by phone, email or online conferencing
* shelter and residential programs in operation with limited visiting, and heightened health screening measures in place
Eligibility
Mental health counselling and supports -- youth 12-18 years and their families, challenged with mental health issues (anxiety, depression, trauma), homelessness, or conflict with the law * some live-in treatment programs up to 24 years * see specific programs for details

Age Requirements: Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s);

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Process
Call, email or visit website for information
* residential treatment, counselling and other nonresidential services -- contact Intake Coordinator at 416-925-9250 ext 224 for details
* self or professional referral, contact or see specific programs for details
Phone
416-925-9250
Fax
416-925-9926
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@turningpoint.ca
Languages
English, English, French - reception, referrals to Centre Francophone (see separate entry), Other - Access to interpreters for other languages
Fees
Most services free
* Redwood House -- monetary contribution required for transitional housing
Accessibility
Parking close to entrance ; Residences not accessible ; Wheelchair accessible main entrance, assistance needed with door ; Barrier-free washroom ; Access to elevator
Topic(s)
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Last Updated On
October 30, 2020
Address
95 Wellesley St E
Toronto, ON, M4Y 2X9
Intersection: Jarvis St and Wellesley St E;
Turning Point Youth Services Site Location: Turning Point Youth Services
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Hours of Operation
COVID19 - Call for details
* Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
* evening therapy appointments available * Shelter -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Halton Region
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto
  • York Region