Catholic Community Services of York Region

Site: Richmond Hill, Dunlop Street

Service: Family Counselling; Group Services

Record Details
Alternate Name CCSYR ; Family Life Education ; Individual, Couple and Family Counselling ; Male Survivor Network ; Male Survivors Network
Office Phone 905-770-7040
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-2075
Fax 905-770-7064
Primary Contact Pauline Sanders, Intake Coordinator; Phone: 905-770-7040 ext 241; Email:
Alternate Contact Jamal Gharavi, Group Services Coordinator; Phone: 905-770-7040 ext 237; Email:
Established 1980
Primary Executive Bob Hickey, Executive Director; Phone: 905-770-7040 ext 225; Email:
Alternate Executive Doug Loweth, Director of Counselling Services and Family Life Education; Phone: 905-770-7040 ext 230; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal - Regional Municipality of York ; Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General ; Grants - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Catholic Charities; Fundraising
Description (Service) Professional, affordable and timely Counselling and Group Programs 
Counselling helps adults, teens, couples and families with: 
-depression, anger, anxiety and stress 
-relationship issues 
-promoting self esteem, confidence, assertiveness and healthy boundaries 
-finding balance in work, life and family 
-family communication and problem-solving 
-ending abuse in relationships, and healing past hurts 
-being the best mother or father you can be, alone or with your partner 
-major transitions – getting married, having a baby, losing a loved one, moving to a new country, divorce, remarriage, changes in health, becoming a young adult, leaving home, and more 
The Counselling Team is made up of Registered Marriage and Family Therapists, Registered Social Workers and Registered Psychotherapists  
Groups and Workshops include: 
Triple-P Parenting Groups for parents, and grandparents, of preschoolers, school-aged kids, & teens 
Preparing New Parents for moms and dads expecting their first child, or with children under 18 months 
Focus On Fathers, a parenting group just for dads and Reconnecting Fathers, for dads living apart from their children 
The Bridge Group For Women, run by and for women, to promote self esteem, assertiveness, strength in relationships and reduce social isolation 
Step Family Workshops, a series of workshops on the challenges that parents face in blended families 
Divorce Care, a peer support, education group for separated or divorced men and women  
Newcomer Women's Support Groups in Korean, Russian and Spanish * topics are chosen to reflect the special interests and concerns of newcomer women 
Financial Literacy Program for adults wanting to increase their financial knowledge and skills for budgeting, income tax, saving and investing, borrowing and credit management  
All services are confidential, within the limits of the law 
Member agency of Support Services Network for Male Survivors in Ontario 
Hours Main Office Hours: 9 am-9 pm Mon-Thu 
9 am-5 pm Fri 
Day or evening appointments in most locations
Areas Served York Region ; Counselling in Richmond Hill, Maple, Markham, Newmarket, Sutton and Pefferlaw
Eligibility Residents of York Region 
Application Call Intake Line for Counselling, 905-770-7040 ext 241  
Call Groups Services at 905-770-7040 ext 237 
Referrals are not required
Languages Counselling: English ; Spanish ; Chinese - Cantonese; Mandarin ; Farsi ; Korean ; Italian- Groups: See Groups Schedule, available on website.
Fees Fees for counselling are subsidized, based on client's financial circumstances * some fees may be covered by insurance * fees for Groups are posted on Groups Schedule, available on website
Site Location Richmond Hill
Located In Community Richmond Hill
Address & Map
21 Dunlop St
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 2M6
Intersection 3 lights north of Major Mackenzie, 4 blocks south of Elgin Mills, north side of Dunlop just east of Yonge next to St. Mary Immaculate Church
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; All sites Wheelchair accessible
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; Child Custody/Support Related Support Groups ~ Fathers ; Co-Parenting Workshops ; Divorce Counselling ; Family Counselling ; Financial Management Workshops ; General Counselling Services ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ~ Women ; Marriage Counselling ; Parent Counselling ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Self Esteem Workshops ~ Women ; Separation/Divorce Support Groups ; Sexual Assault Counselling ~ Men