YouthLink offers a wide range of services proven to improve life outcomes for youth at risk.  Give today and help vulnerable youth achieve their potential for a positive future.  


For an inside look at how counselling can help, read Parker‘s story>


Here are just some of the ways that YOU can make a difference! 


  • Wednesday Walk-In Counselling Service – One in five teens struggle with a serious mental health concern. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens. Yet only 1 in 6 receive the services they need.  Help provide a Walk-in Counselling Service that offers an immediate response to teens and families. Give now>


  • Big Sister Legacy Fund – The Big Sister Association Legacy Fund provides scholarships, bursaries and practical aid to YouthLink clients to enable them to further their education through secondary, post-secondary or apprenticeship programs. Give now>


  • My First Guitar- The Tyler McGill My First Guitar Scholarship Program assist at-risk youth in which every $400 funds one scholarship for a deserving young person  Give now>


  • Triple P Parenting Group – A supportive home is a key in positive youth outcomes. Adolescence is a critical development phases and many parents need help to manage difficult or destructive behaviour during the teen years. Help support struggling parents through the only evidence-based Parenting Skills Program in Scarborough focused on adolescents. Give now>


  •  Engaging youth in priority neighborhoods – Poverty in Toronto has become concentrated in particular neighbourhoods in the inner suburbs where there is also an acute lack of social services. Without community support, young people growing up in poverty are especially vulnerable to social exclusion, school drop-out, unemployment and negative social influences. Help engage youth in Scarborough’s priority neighbourhoods in social and recreational programs, leadership skills and provide one-on-one support with education, housing, employment, legal and/or health concerns.  Give now>


Your donation can make a difference! Please help us reach out to youth in need.


Choose the most convenient way to make your contribution:


Donate on-line


You can donate to YouthLink right away by clicking the Donate Now button to the right. Your donation will be processed through CanadaHelps,a safe and secure website and you will receive an electronic tax receipt immediately that you can use for tax purposes. You can choose to direct your donation to a particular service, include a personal message or sign up to become a regular monthly donor.

Donate by phone 

Call 416-967-1773 and our staff will be pleased to assist you.


Donate by fax or regular mail


Print off a Donation form and fax or mail your contribution to:

Attn: Donor Relations
747 Warden Ave.,  Toronto, ON M1L 4A8


Fax:  416-967-7515


 Want to save time and cut costs?  Become a monthly donor –  it’s the most powerful way to give!


Monthly giving is a great way to save you time and cut our costs so that more of your dollars go directly to supporting youth. Let us know how much you would like to give each month and we will arrange for the donation from your credit card or bank account.  Giving $10 or $20 every month is a great way to spread your gift all through the year and you will receive a tax receipt in February for the full amount of your contributions. You will receive special benefits like invitations to our fund-raisers and program tours.


Our monthly donors are important to our community and understand the need to provide stable services for young people all year round. It’s easy to join – simply sign-up through CanadaHelps or print off our Donation Form and fax or mail it to us.



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