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Black Youth Helpline

Service: Stay-in-School Program and Youth Support Services, Black Youth Helpline

Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 416-285-9944
Toll Free Phone 1-833-294-8650
Fax 416-285-9944
Primary Contact Olga Semple, Director
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Helpline and support services
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Barbara Thompson, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Professional assessment of root cause of youth problems
  • early intervention assistance for youth, parents and school staff to prevent school drop-outs or suspensions
  • help agencies manage vulnerable children
  • support for youth involved in the justice system
  • counselling and advice, referral to local services as appropriate
Hours Helpline -- Mon-Fri 9 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am-6 pm
Areas Served Canada
Boundaries Canada
Eligibility Culturally appropriate supports and services for youth with complex needs

- open to all youth with a focus on youth considered at-risk

- families of youth, or staff of schools or other youth-serving agencies

Residency Requirements: Canada
Application Call or email, or see agency website for link to services
Languages French - by appointment, as needed
Fees None - for routine supports ; schools may have associated fees depending on services requested
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
1111 Finch Ave W
Suite 411
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 2E5
View Google Map
Intersection Dufferin St and Finch Ave W
Mailing Address 1111 Finch Ave W, Suite 411 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M3J 2E5
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Ramp to wheelchair accessible door ; easy access to elevator ; wheelchair accessible washroom
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Justice / Mental Health Programs
Service Categories Dropout Prevention ; Juvenile Diversion ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Youth Issues

Agency Overview

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