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


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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

Community Group Services

The York Centre provides group services, workshops, and seminars in the community. Groups can be offered either directly to the community or through another community organisation such as a local school.

The York Centre's Community Outreach Service works directly with children and youth between the ages of 5 to 18 to promote mental health and reduce violence within the community. We work in conjunction with COMPASS initiatives to provide community group services to their schools. This team provides group services, workshops and seminars. One of their areas of specialization has been with the delivery of Anti-Bullying, Bully Proofing, Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety groups within numerous schools across York Region. The bullying program has been designed to reduce the incidents of bullying/cyber bullying and to assist children/youth with managing situations in which they are victims of bullying. Other areas of specializaton include Taking Charge Of Me groups, designed to help children or youth deal with effectively managing their frustration.

The following describes the types of Community Group Services offered by the York Centre.

Be Cybersmart

Making A Difference

Taking Charge of Me (An Anger Management Skills Program)

Building A More Confident Me

How to access the Community Outreach Team

Triple P: Positive Parenting Programs