To improve the mental health of children, youth and families in York Region by providing the highest quality preventative, therapeutic and education interventions developed together with families and community partners.
The York Centre's vision is children, youth and their families have timely access, in a stigma-free society, to services which enable them to develop resiliency and optimal mental health.
About YORK CENTRE FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES, THE
For more than 40 years, The York Centre for Children, Youth & Families has been providing mental health treatment and support to children, youth and families across York Region. On an annual basis, we see and treat approximately 1,500 children and their families experiencing social, emotional, behavioural, and/or mental health problems. There is no fee for service.
Registered as a non-profit charitable agency in July 1976, the York Centre is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, all of whom are residents of York Region.
We offer three core programs -- Childrens Day Treatment (ages 4-12); Youth Day Treatment (ages 13-18) and Zero to Six -- as well as Community Outreach services providing a range of therapeutic supports such as anxiety and separation/divorce groups and anger management and anti-bullying strategy sessions.