NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Yonge Street Mission

Community Support and Family Services, General Services

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COVID19 Modified services via phone, email, video calling, or screened on-site services by appointment with enhanced safety protocols

Food Bank
By appointment, Tue-Fri 10 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm (see separate listing)

Take-away meals
Tuesday, Thursday 4 pm-5 pm, also assistance obtaining resources such as hygiene supplies, baby items, warm wear (see separate listing)

Mental health
Telephone counselling, by appointment
  • call 416-355-3568 or 416-929-9614 ext 3235
  • Mon-Wed, Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm, Thu 10 am- 7:30 pm

Family support services including advocacy, care management, Christmas assistance; lunch program, in partnership with Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services
  • supper program
  • computer classes
  • children and youth programs including after school programs, homework help and tutoring, sports, summer camps, March break day camps
  • fathers group
  • child care (see separate listing)
Adult Services
Includes meal, life skills classes, Bible studies

Bridges Adult Program
Chronic poverty initiative includes courses, workshops, mentoring, tutoring, case management and social events
  • health promotion
  • volunteer and employment programs
  • summer social program
Counselling services
Professional therapy for youth, adults, couples and families unable to afford counselling, by appointment
  • psycho-educational groups on topics such as anger management, anxiety, depression, emotional wellness
  • Christian orientation provided as requested
Drop-in programs
Includes employment services and housing assistance

Employment services
Individual employment and job readiness support for adults and youth, call 416-929-9614 ext 4275 or email for information

Food bank
2-3 days supply of unprepared, non-perishable food, appointment required (see separate listing)

Women's community development
Programs include workshops, skills development, computer classes

Member of Daily Bread Food Bank, and member agency of Toronto Drop-in Network (TDIN)
Focus on individuals and families with low income

  • Bridges Adult Program: individuals 18-60 years, living with generational poverty

  • Seniors program: 60 years and older

Residency Requirements: Downtown Toronto
Application Process
Call or email for appointment, or visit website for information; income assessment required for some services
Toll Free
416-929-9614 ext 3200 - Support Services Intake
416-929-9614 ext 4275 - Employment Services Information
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Mailing Address
306 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON, M5A 2G7
English, Other languages may be available, call for details
Most services free; fees for some services, based on income
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator, lowered buttons ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Street parking
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Last Updated On
December 28, 2022
270 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON, M5A 2G4
Cross street: Parliament St and Gerrard St E
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Hours of Operation
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
9:00 am to 7:30 pm
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

COVID19 Varies by program; Walk in telephone counselling Mon-Wed, Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm, Thu 10 am- 7:30 pm; office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; employment services by appointment, contact for information
Service Area(s)
Toronto Downtown