Resources for Families

Note: The following is a brief sample of service providers and organizations.  It is not a comprehensive listing of such service providers and organizations. Speak to your Children’s Aid Society social worker and your lawyer with respect to specific services and service providers that are appropriate and recommended for your case. Please note that many of the organizations listed below offer multiple services, which may or may not be repeated in each category for the sake of avoiding repetition. A list of further service providers can be obtained from your social worker.  For further information see Terms of Use.

Index of Services

1. Parenting Programs

2. Anger Management Programs

3. Counselling (Individual, Couples)

4. Domestic Abuse/Assault

5. Drug Treatment

6. Mental Health Services

7. Shelter Services

8. Supports for Individuals with Disabilities (including but not limited to physical and developmental disabilities)

9. Community Programs (Recreation for Children/Families)


Parenting Programs

Child Development Institute
197 Euclid Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2J8
Tel: 416-603-1827
https://www.childdevelop.ca

Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre
325 Milner Avenue, Suite 110
Scarborough, Ontario M1B 5N1
Tel: 416-321-5464
http://aislingdiscoveries.ca

Ontario Early Years Centres
Tel: 1-866-821-7770
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/childcare/FamilyPrograms.html

Toronto Public Health
Tel: 416-338-7600
https://goo.gl/Ba2xCm

YWCA Toronto
87 Elm Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A8
Tel: 416-961-8100
Toll free: 1-888-843-9922
http://www.ywcatoronto.org


Anger Management Programs

Elizabeth Fry Toronto
215 Wellesley Street East
Toronto, Ontario M4X 1G1
Tel: 416-924-3708
Toll free: 1-855-924-3708
http://www.efrytoronto.org

John Howard Society of Toronto – Main Office
1669 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario M6E 2H4
Tel: 416-925-4386
Toll free: 1-866-265-4434
http://johnhoward.on.ca/toronto

Tropicana Community Services - Head Office
1385 Huntingwood Drive
Scarborough, Ontario M1S 3J1
Tel: 416-439-9009
http://tropicanacommunity.org

East Metro Youth Services (EMYS)
1200 Markham Road, Suite 200
Scarborough, Ontario M1H 3C3
Tel: 416-438-3697
http://emys.on.ca


Counselling (Individual, Couples)

Family Service Toronto (Downtown Toronto Location)
355 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1Z8
Tel: 416-595-9230
https://familyservicetoronto.org

Catholic Family Services of Toronto
Central Toronto Office
1155 Yonge Street, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1W2
Tel: 416-921-1163
https://www.cfstoronto.com

Women’s College Hospital
(Including but not limited to the WRAP Program)
76 Grenville Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2
Tel: 416-323-6400
http://www.womenscollegehospital.ca

Tropicana Community Services - Head Office
1385 Huntingwood Drive
Scarborough, Ontario M1S 3J1
Tel: 416-439-9009
http://tropicanacommunity.org

East Metro Youth Services (EMYS)
1200 Markham Road, Suite 200
Scarborough, Ontario M1H 3C3
Tel: 416-438-3697
http://emys.on.ca/


Domestic Abuse/Assault

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
489 College Street, Suite 503
Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A5
Tel: 416-323-9149
http://schliferclinic.com
 
Women’s College Hospital
76 Grenville Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2
Tel: 416-323-6400
http://www.womenscollegehospital.ca
 
Elizabeth Fry Toronto
215 Wellesley Street East
Toronto, Ontario M4X 1G1
Tel: 416-924-3708
Toll free: 1-855-924-3708
http://www.efrytoronto.org
 
Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC)
629 Markham Road, Unit 2
Scarborough, Ontario M1H 2A4
Tel: 416-642-9445
https://www.schcontario.ca


Drug Treatment

The Jean Tweed Centre
215 Evans Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M8Z 1J5
Tel: 416-255-7359
http://jeantweed.com
 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Queen Street site (Queen and Ossington)
1001 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H4
Tel: 416-535-8501
Toll free: 1-800-463-2338
http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/Pages/home.aspx
 
Homewood Health Centre
150 Delhi Street
Guelph, Ontario N1E 6K9
Tel: 519-824-1010
Toll free: 1-866-839-2594
http://www.homewoodhealth.com/health-centre


Mental Health Services

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Queen Street site (Queen and Ossington)
1001 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H4
Tel: 416-535-8501
Toll free: 1-800-463-2338
http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/Pages/home.aspx
 
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
Treatment Centre (Sheppard)
1645 Sheppard Avenue West
North York, Ontario M3M 2X4
Tel: 416-924-1164
Toll free: 1-855-944-4673
https://www.hincksdellcrest.org
 
The George Hull Centre
81 The East Mall, Third Floor
Toronto, Ontario M8Z 5W3
Tel: 416-622-8833
http://www.georgehullcentre.on.ca


Shelter Services

City of Toronto Shelters - Central Intake
Tel: 416-338-4766
Toll free 1-877-338-3398
https://goo.gl/va53IL


SUPPORTS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PHYSICAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES)

Surrey Place Centre
2 Surrey Place
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C2
Tel: 416-925-5141
http://www.surreyplace.on.ca
 
Autism Ontario
1179 King Street West, Suite 004
Toronto, Ontario M6K 3C5
Tel: 416-246-9592
Toll free: 1-800-472-7789
https://www.autismontario.com
 
Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
Toronto Central CCAC Main Office
250 Dundas Street West, Suite 305
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2Z5
Tel: 416-506-9888
Toll free: 1-866-243-0061
http://healthcareathome.ca
 
Developmental Services Ontario (DSO)
Toronto Region
Toll free: 1-855-372-3858
https://www.dsontario.ca


COMMUNITY PROGRAMS (RECREATION FOR CHILDREN/FAMILIES)

Toronto Public Library
Tel: 416-393-7131
http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca
 
Toronto Parks and Recreation
Tel: 416-338-4386
https://goo.gl/Z16Wzo
 
City of Toronto Welcome Policy (Subsidy for low income individuals)
Tel: 416-338-2000
https://goo.gl/HS2Sho
 
Ontario Early Years Centres
Tel: 1-866-821-7770
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/childcare/FamilyPrograms.html


Note: The above is a brief sample of service providers and organizations. To obtain a list of specific services and service providers that are appropriate and recommended for your case speak to your Children’s Aid Society social worker and your lawyer.  For further information see Terms of Use.