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Turning Point Youth Services

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Description
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

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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 16 years and older, the means necessary to return to their home communities including travel expenses, food, supportive counselling, and referrals to local community support; community or self referrals

Redwood House
Transitional live-in program (capacity 8) for young men 16-24 years, able to live cooperatively and manage a personal budget, monetary contribution required; referral from agency, community or self referral

Shelter
Short term emergency residence (capacity 35) for young men 16-24 years (see separate listing)

Specialized Classroom (Section 23)
Educational services for youth with mental health needs, including 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, with 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; 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
Office
416-925-9250
Fax
416-925-9926
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@turningpoint.ca
Languages
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
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Last Updated On
June 23, 2021
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
Mon
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

COVID19 Call for details on specific services; evening therapy appointments available; office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Halton Region
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto
  • York Region