What we offer
Did you know…
You can choose from a continuum of services ranging from prevention, early intervention and treatment.
Our services are provided free of charge in the communities where you live
Our services and supports are flexible, accessible, responsive and non-judgmental
We are sensitive to race, culture, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation and religion
We build on your strengths to help you achieve your full potential
We work with other community partners to develop resources and implement services that respond to community trends and needs.
You are informed of what you can expect from us
You can actively participate in the planning and decision making
You can use our complaints procedure if you have concern with our services or our staff.
Helping youth build on their strengths and make positive choices for their future.
YouthLink offers a range of services in Scarborough that promote mental health and social well-being for youth in challenging circumstances. Our goal is to help youth develop resilience, build on their strengths and make positive life choices for their future.
We understand that each youth and family has a unique experience. There are many different ways to provide support and our services range from prevention to early intervention and treatment. In each of these, we emphasize the importance of personal strengths, educational goals and family.
Counselling Services (Youth 12-21 years)
Experienced therapists help youth explore and manage difficult issues at home, school or personal life. We work with you and your family or caregivers to bring about changes as soon as possible…> Read more
Housing Co-ops (Youth 16-18 years)
YouthLink has four houses in Toronto that offer safe, affordable housing where young people may live for up to a year. During their stay, we offer a supportive environment and develop life skills to prepare youth to transition to living independently…> Read more
YouthLink Madison Residence (Young women 14 – 18 years)
A specialized group home that combines treatment for mental health disorders with life skills programs to prepare young women to live independently…> Read more
Parenting & Family Support
Helping parents and care-givers understand and support adolescent development, provide a positive family setting and connect with other services in their community…> Read more
Pathways to Education – Scarborough Village
Open to students entering high school who live in Scarborough Village, the program helps them complete high school successfully and continue at the post-secondary level…> Read more
Scarborough Community Services
A range of services and programs including youth outreach, leadership training, queer/trans community group and a youth centre in North West Scarborough…> Read more
Services in Scarborough Schools
Specialized groups for students whose social behaviour is interfering with their academic success. Groups address self-esteem, positive social skills and anger management…> Read more
Tyler McGill My First Guitar Scholarship Program
In the summer of 2007, the life of Tyler McGill came to a tragic end as a result of a senseless act of random violence. Tyler was an avid guitar player and lover of music. Since then a dedicated group of family and friends have hosted an annual fundraising event in Tyler McGill’s name to raise funds to support various community based music programs that assist at risk youth…> Read more