Blue Hills Child and Family Centre
The York Centre for Children, Youth and Families


Both I and the Boards of Directors of Blue Hills Child and Family Centre and The York Centre for Children, Youth and Families are very pleased to announce that our organizations have amalgamated. As of November 1st, we are all very proud to be moving forward as York Hills Centre for Children, Youth and Families.

York Hills Centre provides a spectrum of high quality services to children and youth ages 0- 18 years and their families. Our assessment and treatment services include a range of dedicated professional staff that are delivering individual, family and group counselling, community and in-school clinical supports, residential services, day treatment services, alternative dispute resolution, family mediation, etc.

As a newly merged organization we look forward to more efficiently and effectively delivering a broader continuum of treatment and assessment services. Please feel free to contact us at either 905-773-4323 ext. 0 or at 905-737-8927 ext. 0 and we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.

Dean Rokos
Executive Director
York Hills Centre for Children, Youth and Families

The York Centre provides a range of mental health services for children, youth and families who live in the Region of York. Services are delivered by a multi-disciplinary team based upon an holistic approach to social, emotional, academic and familial needs.

Our Vision

Children, youth and their families have timely access, in a stigma-free society, to services which enable them to develop resiliency and optimal mental health.

Our Mission

To improve the mental health of children, youth and families in York Region by providing the highest quality preventative, therapeutic and educational interventions developed together with families and community partners.

We are a not for profit organization providing service to residents in the Regional Municipality of York.

The York Centre is:

  • governed by a voluntary Board of Directors who represent the community
  • approved under the Child and Family Services Act
  • an accredited member of Children's Mental Health Ontario

The York Centre receives funding from The Ministry of Children and Youth Services, The United Way of York Region, and accepts tax-deductible donations. Annual fund raising activities help meet expenses. There are no fees to clients. However, donations for some services are accepted.

Services are available for residents of York Region throughout the calendar year. Some services are provided at community locations and we also meet with families in their home.