Youth Substance Abuse Program

Free, confidential, one-on-one substance use counselling at the Y.

If you’re looking for support with substance use and misuse problems or know someone who is, we can help. Our services are free and confidential and our counsellors are available to support youth with substance use issues, options to make healthier choices and practice safely.

A supportive environment and the support you need to get healthy.

  • Non-judgmental, supportive environment
  • A place where you can come to get the help you need
  • Information for youth aged 14-24 about healthier choices
  • Assessment - GAIN-Q3
  • Practices from a harm reduction philosophy
  • Individual counselling sessions.
  • Referrals to substance use treatment services.
  • Educational workshops for youth and adults involved with young people.

Contact us today if you need support. We're here to help.

Brampton/Caledon Brampton Central Park Dr. YMCA Child Care Centre
1100 Central Park Drive
Brampton, ON L6S 2C9
905-276-9322 ext. 31216
Mississauga Mississauga YMCA Employment and Community Services
151 City Centre Drive, Suite 800
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M7
905-276-9322 ext. 31216
Toronto - Scarborough Scarborough Centre YMCA
230 Town Centre Court
Scarborough, ON M1P 4Y7
Toronto - Central Vanauley Street YMCA
7 Vanauley Street
Toronto, ON M5T 2V9
Toronto - North York North York YMCA Employment and Immigrant Services
4580 Dufferin Street, Suite 200
North York, ON M3H 5Y2
416-635-9622 ext. 31045

For more information on our Youth Substance Abuse Program (YSAP) download our brochure (PDF).

To learn more about YMCA Youth programs call 416-928-9622 or 1-800-223-8024 or contact us at

YMCA Service Agreement (PDF)