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Organization: Turning Point Youth Services  
Phone Numbers: 416-925-9250
Fax: 416-925-9926
Email: info@turningpoint.ca
Website: www.turningpoint.ca
Address:
95 Wellesley St E
Toronto, ON
M4Y 2X9
Intersection: Jarvis St and Wellesley St E
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * evening therapy appointments available * Shelter -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Patrick Levesque - Executive Director
416-925-9250 ext 236
Jeanetta Hoffman - Director, Operations
416-925-9250 ext 232
Public Contacts: Intake Coordinator
416-925-9250 ext 224
Service Description: Residential and nonresidential programs * structured, individualized treatment * support and counselling * Youth Justice Services

Clifton House, Withrow House, Woodycrest House -- residences * individual and family therapy * life skills * client focused * self management skills * child welfare and young offender residents * rents geared to income * combined capacity 22

Concurrent Disorders Program -- short term residential program for young men 16-24 years * support, stabilization and intensive case management * preparation for longer term treatment * follow up * capacity 6

Counselling Services -- mental health counselling and assessment for youth 12-18 years * individual, family and group therapy * referrals to TPYS residential programs or community-based services * self or professional referral

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 supports * community or self referrals

Redwood House -- transitional residential 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 * food * supportive counselling * referrals * evening and day programming * housing support * employment and community support * capacity 35

The Classroom (Section 23) -- educational services for residents and nonresidents * individualized attention to academic and behavioural difficulties * life skills * drug abuse * ethnospecific counselling * aftercare

Turning Point PATH Program -- court diversion program for youth 12-18 years with a probation order to attend * 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 * in partnership with Griffin Centre -- see separate entry

Fees: Most services free * transitional housing -- monetary contribution required
Application: Call, email or visit website for information * residential treatment, counselling and other nonresidential services -- contact Intake at 416-925-9250 ext 224 for details
Eligibility / Target Population: Residential treatment, mental health counselling and other nonresidential services -- youth 12-18 years living with mental health issues, homelessness, or conflict with the law and their families * some programs up to 24 years * see specific programs for details
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: reception, referrals to Centre Francophone (see separate entry)
Area Served:
Bolton Caledon, Bramalea, Brampton, Burlington, Dufferin, Durham North East, Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, Halton Hills, Milton, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North West Mississauga, North York, Oakville, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, South West Mississauga, Toronto, Wellington, York - Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Children and Youth with Disabilities
Community Mental Health Programs
Courts and Court Assistance
Housing and Residential Care for People with Mental Illness
Mental Health Courts and Diversion Programs
Mental Health for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Youth

This information was last completely updated on December 17, 2018

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