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Family Services York Region. Newmarket - Head Office

Family Services York Region. Newmarket - Head Office
Head Office, 1091 Gorham St Ste 300, Newmarket, ON L3Y 8X7
905-895-2371 York Rainbow Support Line 1-888-967-5542
Susan Warren, Program Manager, Family & Schools Together (F&ST) & Group Services, FSYR, ph:905-895-2371 ext 230, fax:905-895-2389,
Available to clients living or working in York Region (Georgina, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, and Markham locations)
*Counselling by appointment only all locations* Newmarket: Mon 8 am-6 pm * Tue, Wed, and Thu 8 am-8 pm * Fri 9 am-3 pm Georgina: Mon-Tue 9-6, Wed 8-8, Thu 8-8 Richmond Hill: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8 am-8 pm * Fri 9 am-3 pm Markham: Mon 8 am-8 pm, Tue 8 am-6 pm, Wed 8 am-8 pm, Thu 8 am-6 pm
see programs or contact for information * clients 16 and up can log on independently
Parenting programs
* child and parent anger management program
* social skills, regulation and self-esteem child and parent program
* community and school based outreach programs and group outreach and cultural support services
* offers specialized programs to assist individuals in stopping domestic violence
* offers child guidance, adolescent/youth counselling, divorce counselling and parent counselling and counselling and/or drop-in services for the LGBTTQ community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer)

Families and Schools Together (F&ST) Parenting skills groups for newcomer parents to improve children's academic performance, attendance and behaviour issues

Rainbow Support Information and referral line 1-888-967-5542
* new online counselling available - see website for more information

Free to Be group for parents and caregivers and their gender independent children
* free of charge
* group meets in Richmond Hill
* parents meet for education and support while children meet in safe place to play
* for more information call Barb at 905-415-9723, ext 224 or call the Information, Referral and Support Line at 1-888-967-5542
* calls are confidential and anonymous

Working with worry program for 14-17 year old teens focuses on understanding and overcoming anxiety, stress, fear, and worry

Binder programprovides trans-nonbinary youth with free, gently used chest binders
* staff provide information on proper sizing, chest binding safety and care tips
* anonymous and supportive
* contact MOBYSS to determine most accessible location for youth 289-879-2376 or
* accepts donations of binders through same contact info or dropoff at 1101 Nicholson Rd Unit 5 "Attn MOBYSS"

Online-Counselling: professional, confidential counselling service available directly through the website
* costs $65.00 (payable through PayPal) per online session (each session is at least 50 minutes)
Self-referred or referred by others
English; Spanish; Punjabi; Urdu; Hindi; Chinese (Mandarin); Farsi; Tamil; Chinese (Cantonese) - Call office for language specific services, not all languages available in all offices
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 (proof of income may be required) * Fee assistance available.
Fully Accessible - on public transportation routes
Non Profit
Family Services York Region. Newmarket - Head Office
Address: Head Office, 1091 Gorham St Ste 300, Newmarket, ON L3Y 8X7;
Phone: 905-895-2371 York Rainbow Support Line 1-888-967-5542