The Origins and Legacy of YouthLink as the Big Sisters Movement and the Big Sisters Association of Metropolitan Toronto

The Future of Homeless Youth

In any given night in Canada, there are roughly 6000 youth are homeless, and about 40,000 in the course of a year whom resort to couchsurfing, and sleeping on the streets. Facing a constellation of problems and obstacles at such a young age, some as young as 13, means...
Swinging with heart

Swinging with heart

Hearts were thumping at YouthLink’s Golf FORE youth to thrive! charity golf classic this past September 24th. Over 100 golfers, some assisted by 4 NHL alumni, were out on the links raising fun and funds for YouthLink’s soon-to-be-launched Transition Home and Emergency...

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our What’s Up Walk-In services are now being offered online through video-conferencing. We know this is a stressful time for everyone, and we want you to be able to continue to access our counsellors and clinicians in a safe and secure way so we are now offering you online video-conferencing counselling and support.


Our E-Counselling What’s Up Walk-In service will be open Monday – Friday until further notice. If you would be interested in booking one of our daily video-conferencing appointments for a counselling or support session with a clinician, call 416-967-1773 extension 222 and you will be connected to our Intake department. E-Counselling and support is also available for many of our other programs. Intake staff can provide you with more information if you are interested.


Although many of our staff are temporarily working off-site, all of our housing and residential programs continue to operate as usual.