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Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 416-285-9944
Fax 416-285-9944
E-Mail blackyouth@bellnet.ca
Website www.blackyouth.ca
Primary Contact Olga Semple, Director
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Helpline and support services
Primary Executive Barbara Thompson, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- services continue

Youth and family situation assessment, counselling
  • support to address family challenges and to enable youth to stay-in-school, mental health and mental illness support
  • referral navigation
  • support for youth involved in the justice system, violence prevention
  • service delivered by community professionals
Meeting locations vary
Hours Helpline -- Mon-Fri 9 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am-6 pmAppointment necessary for in person meetings
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility Open to all youth and their families, culturally appropriate supports and services for Black youth and families with complex needs

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area and Canada-wide
Application Call or email for appointment
Languages French - by appointment, as needed
Fees None - intake and assessment Some services may apply sliding scale based on ability to pay
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
1111 Finch Ave W
Suite 411
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 2E5
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 Child / Family Services ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Child Mental Health ; Child Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ At Risk Youth ; Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ Black Community ; Child Guidance ~ At Risk Youth ; Child Guidance ~ Black Community ; Dropout Prevention ~ Black Community ; Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ; Parent Counselling ~ Black Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Black Community ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Youth ; Youth Issues Information Services ~ Black Community

Agency Overview


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