Family Services York Region

Site: Richmond Hill - Bayview Office

Service: Family Services York Region

Record Details
Alternate Name FSYR
Former Name Family Life Centre, Richmond Hill - Newmarket
Office Phone 905-883-6572
Toll Free Phone 1-888-820-9986 * LGBT Information, Referral & Support Line 1-888-967-5542
Fax 905-883-6575
E-Mail groupservices@fsyr.ca
Website www.fsyr.ca
Primary Contact Susan Warren, Program Manager, Family & Schools Together (F&ST) & Group Services; Phone: 905-895-2371 ext 230; Fax: 905-895-2389; Email: swarren@fsyr.ca
Alternate Contact Barbara Urman, LGBTTQ service lead; Phone: 905-415-9719 ext 224; Fax: 905-415-9706; Email: burman@fsyr.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Marie King, Executive Assistant; Phone: 905-895-2371 ext 222; Fax: 905-895-2389; Email: mking@fsyr.ca
Established FSYR Amalgamated March 31, 2005 (formerly Family Life Centres since 1972)
Primary Executive Mr Elisha Laker, Executive Director; Phone: 1-888-223-3999; Fax: 905-895-2389; Email: elaker@fsyr.ca
Alternate Executive Mariana Benitez, Clinical Director; Phone: 905-895-2371 ext 229; Fax: 905-895-2389; Email: mbenitez@fsyr.ca
Funding Regional / Municipal - Region of York ; Provincial - Ministry Community and Social Services; Ministry of Children and Youth Services; Ministry of the Attorney General ; Donations ; United Way - Toronto & York Region ; Fees - for service ; Trillium Foundation
Description (Service) 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 * Rainbow Support Information and referral line – 1-888-967-5542  
 
Transgender support group * group meets in Markham * 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 session * New Rainbow Support Information and referral line – 1-888-967-5542
Hours Richmond Hill Mon-Thu 8 am-8 pm, Fri 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served York Region
Boundaries York Region (Georgina, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, and Markham locations)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Self-referred or referred by others
Languages English ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Urdu ; Call for specific languages at this location
Fees 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.
Located In Community Richmond Hill
Address & Map
10610 Bayview Ave, Unit 18
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3N8
 
View Google Map
Intersection Bayview Ave and Elgin Mills Rd E
Physical Access Wheelchair access; on public transportation routes
Service Categories Domestic Violence Intervention Programs ; Family Counselling ; Family Counselling Agencies ; Gender Identity Counselling ; General Counselling Services ; LGBTQ Helplines ; LGBTQ Support Groups ~ Transgender Individuals ; Sexual Orientation Counselling

PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION . . .

The partners of the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database are committed to provide a database that is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. However, we are unable to assume any liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality, nor does it mean we endorse or do not endorse the program or service. Please read the Inclusion Policy for further details. Please contact York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database to report concerns or to make suggestions.

York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database focuses on records located in and serving York Region, but also maintains select resources beyond our borders which also support the residents of our respective municipalities.

Information Copyright

The partners of the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database hold the intellectual property rights for the information on this site. You may display it on your computer and print or download this information for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes only. You must credit the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database as the source on each copy of any information that originates from this site. The York Info Community Information & Volunteer Centre forbids any bulk downloading, or use of the database for any mass mailings, or other such usage. Please contact us for permission to use the information for any purpose other than those outlined here.

Other Community Information Sites available Online

211 Toronto/Community Information Toronto
211 Simcoe County
Brant Community Information Network
Community Information Partners Peel
Community Link North Simcoe
Information Durham
Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough & Victoria Counties
Haldimand & Norfolk
Halton Community Services Database
Information Cambridge/North Dumfries
Information Niagara
Information Sarnia-Lambton
Thunder Bay District
Volunteer and Information Kingston
Wellington County & Guelph
Windsor-Essex