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Organization: Turning Point Youth Services  
Phone Numbers: 416-925-9250
Fax: 416-925-9926
95 Wellesley St E
Toronto, ON
M4Y 2X9
Intersection: Jarvis St and Wellesley St E
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, also Tue 5 pm-8 pm * evening therapy appointments available * shelter -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Debbie Schatia - Executive Director
416-925-9250 ext 236 *
Jeanetta Hoffman - Director, Operations
416-925-9250 ext 232 *
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 and stabilization * development of life skills and family and community support networks * preparation for longer term treatment * assistance with securing permanent housing * intensive case management * follow up * capacity 6

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

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 * some support and instrumental assistance * 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 Attendance 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 * conflict resolution

Youth Court Mental Health Program -- court diversion program for youth 12-17 years with a mental health issue * counselling, assessment, case management, referral and treatment * court and probation referral only * in partnership with Griffin Centre -- see separate entry

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 - Population(s) Served: 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
Area(s) 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 August 15, 2017

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