Abuse & Violence Resources

Yellow Brick House
Richmond Hill - Administration Office
Emergency Shelter, Counselling & Support Services
Shelter: 905-727-1944 ; Outreach Counselling & Support Services 1-877-222-8438
Services include 2 emergency shelters, second-stage housing, and a variety of outreach services

Jewish Family & Child
Lipa Green Centre
4600 Bathurst St 1st Fl, Toronto, ON M2R 3V3
Range of services for persons with social and emotional problems
* all services confidential
Children -- operates as a Children's Aid Society for the Jewish community
Families -- individual, couple, family and group counselling
Woman abuse -- counselling, emergency financial assistance, court accompaniment

ETA Vaughan Women's Shelter & Outreach Centre. Women's Emergency Shelter, Outreach Services
ETA Vaughan Women's Outreach Centre
10459 Islington Ave, Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0
Outreach Office: 905-552-0615 |
Emergency Shelter Services for women, youth and children escaping or at risk abusive situations;
24 hour crisis line

Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto. North West, Drewry Avenue Site. Child Protection Services
30 Drewry Ave, Toronto, ON M2M 4C4
Child protection services, including family counselling

Children's Aid Society of Toronto. Northwest Site. Resources for Children, and Etobicoke Branch
20 De Boers Dr, Toronto, ON M3J 0H1
Family counselling and supervision
* child protection service

Circle of Care
4211 Yonge St Ste 401, Toronto, ON M2P 2A9
Adult Day Program -- for individuals 55 years and older with dementia
Home Support Services -- caregiver support/respite care
Older Adults Facing Abuse Program -- individual and group counselling for individuals 55 years and older who are experiencing abuse or have experienced abuse in the past

Chinese Family Services of Ontario. Richmond Hill Branch. Family services for Chinese Canadians
15 Wertheim Crt Ste 607, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3H7

24/7 Crisis Line

Toronto Distress Centres

Kids Help Phone

Urgent Care

North York General Hospital. Branson Site. Urgent Care Centre
555 Finch Ave West, Toronto, ON M2R 1N5
Medical attention for non life threatening illnesses and injuries

York Medical Health Centre. Richmond Hill - Yonge Street. Medical walk-in clinic
10660 Yonge St Unit 213, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3C9
Medical walk-in clinic

North York General Hospital. Emergency Department
4001 Leslie St, Toronto, ON M2K 1E1
416-756-6001 ext 0
Hospital emergency department

Homeless Resources

360°kids. Richmond Hill - Yonge Street. Services and Supports for Homeless or at Risk Youth
10415 Yonge St Suite C, Richmond Hill L4C 0Z3
905-475-6694 ext 310 647-299-4861

1 Eva's Initiatives. Eva's Satellite
25 Canterbury Pl, Toronto, ON M2N 0E3
Emergency shelter


Gamblers Anonymous. Thornhill United Church. Support for gambling problems - Thornhill
25 Elgin St Basement, Thornhill, ON L3T 1W5

JACS Toronto
858 Sheppard Ave West, Toronto, ON M3H 2T5
Office 416-638-0350
Individual, couple and family counselling for substance abuse issues

Smart Quit Clinic for Smoking Cessation
55 Harvest Moon Dr Unit 8, Markham, ON L3R 4C3

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena
Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena, 5020 Highway 7, Vaughan, ON L4L 1T1
416-528-2329 ; 647-444-5989

Alcoholics Anonymous. Greater Toronto Area Intergroup
234 Eglinton Ave East Ste 202, Toronto, ON M4P 1K5
Support Line 416-487-5591

Psychiatric Hospital

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Queen Street Site
1001 Queen St West, Toronto, ON M6J 1H4
Main Switchboard 416-535-8501 ; Access CAMH 416-535-8501 ext 2 ; Metro Addiction Assessment Referral Service (MAARS) 416-599-1448 ; Information Centre (English; French) 416-595-6111 ; Inpatient Services 416-535-8501 ext 30379 ; Outpatient Services 416-535-8501 ext 36878

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
700 Gordon St, Whitby, ON L1N 5S9
905-430-4055 * For 416 long distance residents 905-427-9233 * For 905 long distance residents 416-314-2862
Public hospital providing a range of specialized assessment and treatment services to those living with complex and serious mental illness


Rainbow Youth York Region
10909 Yonge St Unit 203, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3E3
A support group that provides an opportunity for queer or questioning youth to meet others and share their struggles, successes and stories

Gay York Region. Connects York Region's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered residents and resources
My House: Rainbow Resources Of York Region, 10909 Yonge St Unit 203, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 4M6
Information, Referral and Support Line: 1-888-967-5542 Gay Women's Support Group: Toll Free Phone: 1-888-780-0724 ext 118 or email

My House. Rainbow Resources of York Region
Loblaws Plaza, 10909 Yonge St Ste 203, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 1T5
Office 905-770-5858 * Cell 416-529-7161
A central point for members of the LGBTQ community to access information and resources on services, arts and culture, and volunteer opportunities

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