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Family Services York Region. Markham Office

Family Services York Region. Markham Office
4261 Highway 7 Hwy Ste 203, Markham, ON L3R 9W6
Susan Warren, Program Manager, Family & Schools Together (F&ST) & Group Services, ph:905-895-2371 ext 230, fax:905-895-2389,
Barbara Urman, Clinical Supervisor LGBTTQ Service, ph:905-415-9719 ext 224,
York Region (Georgina, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, and Markham locations)
Mon and Wed 8 am-8 pm, Tue and Thu 8 am-6 pm
No restrictions
Community support outreach programs, cultural support services
* specialized programs to assist individuals in stopping domestic violence
* counselling and drop-in services for the LGBTTQ community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer)
* online counselling available

Transgender support group
* group meets in Richmond Hill
* for more information call Barb at 905-415-9719, ext 224 or call the Information, Referral and Support Line at 1-888-967-5542 (all calls are confidential and anonymous)

Online-Counselling: a professional, confidential counselling service available directly through the website
* clients 16 and up can log on independently
* this is not a "chat" or live interactive process
* register online
* cost of this service is $65.00 (payable through PayPal) per online sessionNew Rainbow Support Information and referral line - 1-888-967-5542

Direct Accountability Program (DAP) Diversion Program funded by the Ministry of Attorney General
* workshops: Stop Shop Theft, Alcohol and Drug Awareness, Anger Management

Youth Justice Programs restorataive, structured and supervised diversion and skill development programs for youth referred by probation office

South Asian Outreach Program (SAOP) support groups and counselling to women from South Asian Communities in York Region
* available in Tamil, Farsi, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati and English
* run locally
* parenting challenges, positive family environment, breaking out of isolation and loneliness, self-care, health and wellness, immigration and settlement issues and more
Self-referred or referred by others * SAOP contact Nayyar or 416-818-7075 * DAP contact 1-888-223-3999 * Youth Diversion programs by referral by probation office
English - Reception, Website, Programs; French; Spanish - Programs; Urdu - Programs; Hindi - Programs; Interpretive Services; Chinese (Mandarin) - Programs; Farsi - Programs; Tamil - Programs; Chinese (Cantonese) - Programs - please call for languages available at this location
Program ; Service ; Fees are assessed on a sliding scale according to the individual's income and ability to pay * a portion of the fee may be covered by subsidy or insurance * Fee assistance available.
Fully Accessible - Wheelchair access on public transportation routes
Non Profit
Family Services York Region. Markham Office
Address: 4261 Highway 7 Hwy Ste 203, Markham, ON L3R 9W6;
Phone: 905-415-9719