Black Youth Helpline

Service: Stay-in-School Initiatives

Record #: MET1638
Last Full Update: 18 Apr 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-285-9944
Toll Free Phone 1-833-294-8650
E-Mail info@blackyouth.ca
Website www.blackyouth.ca
Primary Contact Barbara Thompson, National Lead
Alternate Contact Barbara Thompson, National Lead

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Professional assessment of root cause of problems
  • early intervention assistance for youth, parents and school staff to prevent school drop-outs, suspensions, dismissals
  • support for youth involved in the justice system
  • counselling and advice, referrals if appropriate
Hours Helpline -- Mon-Sun 9 am-10 pm
Areas Served Canada
Boundaries Canada
Eligibility Culturally appropriate supports and services for youth with complex needs
- open to all youth
- families of youth, or staff of schools or mainstream or other organizations serving youth and families
Application Call, email, or submit contact form on website
Languages French and other languages available upon request
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
Intersection Dufferin St and Finch Ave W
Physical Access Fully accessible - 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

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