Across Boundaries: An Ethnoracial Mental Health Centre

Site: Clarkson Avenue Office

Service: Mental Health and Addiction Support Services

Record #: MET7239
Last Full Update: 07 Apr 2020

Contact Information

Office Phone 437-245-2788, COVID-19 Mental Health Support ; 416-787-3007
Fax 416-787-4421
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Genoveva Policarpio, Office Manager; Phone: 416-787-3007 ext 297; 416-787-0812; Email:

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

COVID19 Services provided by phone, including Mental Health Support 437-245-2788, and psychiatric consultations; meal support and delivery for most vulnerable registered clients; groups and in person programs suspended


Ethnoracial mental health centre, including individual and community support (case management), support groups and peer support, family support, drop-in, social rehabilitation, life skills development, community kitchen, and psychiatric consultation

  • consumer/survivor initiatives to address economic and social barriers, such as employment preparation, computer training, and literacy and ESL classes
  • leadership and advocacy training
  • alternative models of support and services, including art and music therapy
  • community outreach, including anti-racism education and training in mental health

2SLGBTQ + Case Management
For members of racialized communities, includes trauma-informed counselling, drop in programs, harm reduction

  • anti-racism, anti-oppression framework

COVID-19 Remote service and support, Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; Mental Health Support by phone, also Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm by appointment

Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York County
Eligibility Persons 16 years and older from racialized communities, with severe mental health problems/illnesses and substance abuse * consumers/survivors

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area

Self referral or referral by family member, health professional, social service or community agency, diversion program, religious institution or social organization; for intake and program information call 416-787-3007 ext 222 or visit website; for case management, apply through Access Point, call 1-888-640-1934 or visit to complete application

Languages Other African, Caribbean and Asian languages may be available, including Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Bengali, Dari, Farsi, Filipino, Gujarati, Hindi, Harari, Sinhala, Tamil, Tsonga; Pashto; Punjabi; Shona; Somali; Swahili; Twi; Urdu; Xhosa
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
51 Clarkson Ave
Toronto, ON
Canada M6E 2T5
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall

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