All posts in “individual counselling”

Community Action Resource Centre – Support to Individuals & Families

Group Name: Community Action Resource Centre – Support to Individuals & Families

Description: Community Action Resource Centre is an organization that works to build the capacity of our communities by mobilizing resources and providing supportive social services, for the empowerment of individuals and groups. We are committed to working within a non-discriminatory framework with broad community representation at all levels of our organization. We reflect the following values in our work: accessibility, confidentiality, innovation, team work and professionalism.

Our Client Services Workers provide a range of services to support individuals in accessing the services they need for themselves and their families, including:

  • Information and referral on a wide range of government and community services
  • Form filling
  • Letter writing
  • Supportive and crisis counselling
  • Interpretation and translation
  • Client advocacy and follow-up

***Service is provided on a drop-in or appointment basis.

Where: 1652 Keele Street | Toronto, ON M6M 3W3

When: Please call for more information.

Contact: 416-652-2273 |

Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services – Family Support Program

Group Name: Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services – Family Support Program

Description: Much like the rich fabric that is Canadian culture, our Polycultural family reflects the cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity of the communities we serve. We are dedicated to maintaining an open, inclusive and welcoming environment for all. Currently, we serve clients in over 40 different languages in our six locations across the GTA. Polycultural supports a holistic approach to serving the needs of our community by providing a range of programs including newcomer orientation, education, language, employment and family support services.

Polycultural understands the many challenges associated with being new to Canada, and we aim to support families through their transition while helping you balance the cultural values, traditions and beliefs that are important to your family.

Counsellors provide assistance to immigrant communities in the GTA through one-to-one and family counselling.

  • Culturally competent guidance and education.
  • Private and confidential counselling is available for each family member who would like to participate.
  • Assistance accessing community legal clinics, social assistance, income supports, Community Care Access Centres, disability benefits, pensions, shelters, housing programs and more.
  • Help accessing health services for people dealing with mental health, addictions or physical illness.
  • Help to identify and resolve personal and/or family problems such as family communication breakdown, violence, parenting, addictions, separation, disabilities, financial difficulties, or homelessness.
  • Referrals to community supports and services.

Where: 17 Four Seasons Place, Suite 102 | Toronto, ON M9B 6E6

When: There are currently three locations across Toronto offering this service. Please call for more information.

Contact: 416-533-9471 | 416-233-0055 | 416-261-4901 | |

Malvern Family Resource Centre – Counselling Services

Group Name: Malvern Family Resource Centre – Counselling Services

Description: Malvern Family Resource Centre (MFRC) as a social service agency strives to be sensitive to the different and changing needs of the diverse communities we serve including people with disabilities. Malvern Family Resource Centre is committed to strengthening families and individuals through inclusive and effective programs and services for children, youth, women, seniors and families in the Rouge River riding. Malvern Family Resource Centre is committed to developing policies, practices and procedures that respect and promote the dignity and independence of people with disabilities, as well as integration and equality of opportunity.

Strengthening Families is our Business. We aim to positively change and improve family life by offering various programs and services. MFRC provides free, confidential counselling for youth and their families in the Rouge River Riding. Appointments can be made for individual, group or family sessions.
Counselling can support you in dealing with issues that you may feel are beyond your control. It can help you learn new coping skills, better understand yourself and improve your relationships.

To book an appointment call the counselor or make a referral request to any staff member at Malvern Family Resource Centre.

Where: 90 Littles Road | Scarborough, ON M1B 5E2

When: Please call for more information.

Contact: 416-284-4654 Ext. 28 | 416-284-4184 |

Family Service Toronto – Walk-In Counselling

Group Name: Family Service Toronto – Walk-In Counselling

Description: Family Service Toronto (FST) helps people face a wide variety of life challenges. For almost 100 years, we have been assisting families and individuals through counselling, community development, advocacy and public education programs. Our services are available to everyone who lives or works in Toronto.

We offer a FREE single session counselling session with a trained Counsellor or Psychotherapist. The counselling session is usually about 50 minutes and is open to all persons 18 years of age and older.
Single Session Counselling can provide you with the emotional support, feedback and ideas on how to make positive changes in your life. Each counselling session is treated like a distinct counselling session with no expectation that you come back for a subsequent session. At the Walk-In you may receive handouts specific to your particular concern (e.g. communication tips on dealing with conflict, working with your anger in a positive way, thought records to monitor thinking patterns). You may also receive referral information to other community supports and resources, websites, apps, books, articles or groups). All members of the community are welcome with no restrictions based on age or address. *** No appointment or referral is required. Counselling is offered in English. Some of our counsellors are fluent in other languages (French, Mandarin, Farsi, Spanish and possibly other languages; to confirm call.

Where: 355 Church Street | Toronto, ON M5B 1Z8

When: Wednesdays from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Please arrive by 6:45 p.m. at the latest.

Contact: 416-595-9618 | |

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