Young Carers Program

Type of Service

Addictions Treatment - Substance Abuse

Program Description

The Young Carers Program supports children and youth (5-18) who have assumed a significant care giving role for a family member coping with a mental health or addiction issue, a physical or developmental challenge; a chronic or life-threatening illness, or a language barrier. The Young Carers Program offers activities and programs throughout Toronto that provide recreational, social, educational and skill development opportunities for young carers, thereby connecting them with peers and giving them time to just have fun.

Program Restricted To


Access Information

Open referral. Self, guidance counsellors, social workers, doctors.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-364-1666 ext. 245
Fax 416-364-2231

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 5 to 18 years of age.
Catchment Municipalities: (Toronto)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed

Application Referral Forms




Main Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700

Program days and hours vary. Program may also be offered on the weekend.