Youth Assisting Youth

Site: Toronto, Yonge Street

Service: Matches youth volunteers with children aged 6-15

Record Details
Toll Free Phone 1-877-932-1919
Fax 416-932-1924
E-Mail mail@yay.org
Website www.yay.org
Established April 1976
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations ; Foundation
Description (Service) A community-based program that matches youth volunteers, aged 16 to 29, in a one-on-one relationship with children aged 6-15 * the referred children are experiencing social, emotional, behavioural or cultural adjustment problems * the goal of the organization is to provide a positive role model through a mentoring relationship
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 29 year(s) 
 
Children referred to the program must be between 6 and 15 years old * Youth who are interested in becoming volunteer mentors must be between 16 and 29 years old
Application Youth who are interested in becoming volunteer mentors must be between 16 and 29 years old * Email your interest to Paula- email rdarocha@yay.org
Languages English - Primary language in the office is English * staff are also able to speak: ; Bengali ; Chinese ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dutch ; Hindi ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Urdu ; If needed, interpreters will be provided for family Home Visits
Fees None
Located In Community York Region
Address & Map
5734 Yonge St, Suite 401
Toronto, ON M2M 4E7
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; Peer Role Model Programs
Print Material Most print material is in English with some referral information in other languages