Dedicated to providing community-based, effective, accessible, quality mental health treatment, prevention and out-reach services, and emergency shelter for abused women and children.
To strengthen and support children, youth, individuals and families to make positive change.
Children, youth, individuals and families living in safe and healthy relationships and communities.
Yorktown Child and Family Centre is a fully accredited Children’s Mental Heath Centre offering a comprehensive range of mental health services for children from birth to eighteen years old and their families. Since opening as the York Township Child and Adolescent Guidance Clinic in 1951, Yorktown has been committed to creating opportunities for children and youth with emotional and behavioural difficulties to realize their full potential. Today, Yorktown Child and Family Centre is the only accredited children’s mental health centre serving families in the former city of York and has become a vital community resource for thousands of children, youth, women and families. The Centre offers more than 20 counseling and support services programs to deal with the unique and constantly changing needs of the children, youth and families in the community.
Yorktown Shelter for Women (YSW) provides a safe and secure haven for women and their children fleeing an abusive relationship. Staffed 24 hours a day by a multilingual and multicultural team, the shelter is committed to the well-being and empowerment of women who have been abused and to the healthy development of their children.