Central Toronto

Please see updated information regarding services during COVID-19 outbreak.

Walk in counselling is being offered via phone or zoom.  To access a session call 416- 482-0081 x 5 during the following hours:

Monday: 9:30am to 1pm

Tuesday: 1:30pm to 5pm (walk in opened 1-6pm)

Wednesday: 3:30 to 7pm (walk in opened 3-8pm)

Thursday: 1:30pm to 5pm (walk in opened 1:30 pm -6:30 pm)

Friday: 9:30am to 1pm (walk in opened 10-3pm)



Monday 5:30-7:30pm 12 Week DBT 18+

Wednesday 4:30-6:30pm 12 Week CBT 14-17 years old

Thursday 4:30-6:30pm 12 Week DBT 14-17 years old


June Programming in The Studio (drop in):

Mondays: Movie Mondays – Pride Edition 5-7pm

Tuesdays: ToolKit Tuesday with Mentor Maki 5 to 7pm; June 1st is DBTuesday

Wednesdays: Studio Zoom Life 5-7pm

Thursdays:  Studio Zoom Life 5-7pm AND Trans/Enby Talks w/ Tripp

Fridays: Studio 2SLGBTQ+ Special Events


Special Events:

Friday June 4th – Scavenger Hunt – Rainbow Edition 4:30 – 7pm

Friday June 11th –  Studio Showcase (talent show!) 4:30 – 7pm

Friday June 18th – U Me N Us joint pride party with reachOUT 4:30 – 6:30

Friday June 25th – Pre Pride Prom Prep Party (P5) 3-4:30pm and Pride Prom with SOY 5-8pm


If you are a Black youth looking to speak with a Black therapist please call on Tuesday or Wednesday to be connected.

Other health and wellness supports are being offered virtually such as primary care, peer support, care navigation, psychiatric support, drop in programming and more.  For more information around accessing the right support for you please speak with our admin team or one of our therapists.

Our Studio programming is running virtually, follow us on Instagram @StudioAtLumenus for weekly programming updates.  Examples of programming include food and basic need support, wellness check ins from staff, daily zoom programming and speciality programming, see example calendar below.   Specifically, on Thursdays we have a group for Black youth and on Friday we have programming exclusively for 2SLGBTQ+ youth.

The winter 12-week DBT groups are currently running on zoom with the waitlist open for winter groups.  Groups are available for youth aged 14 to 17 on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30 and for youth 18 to 25 years old on Thursdays from 5:30-7:30pm.  For information about our spring DBT groups please contact YWHO@lumenus.ca

Crisis Supports

Here is a link to resources on our website. There are links to crisis services and other useful resources.

Winter Calendar of Virtual Services:

YWHO walk in Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Hours of Admin


9:30 to 2:30pm 1:30 to 6:30pm 3:30 to 8:30pm 1:30 to 6:30pm 9:30 to 2:30pm
Hours of Service 10-2pm 2-6pm 4-8pm 2-6pm 10-2pm
Service Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12 Week DBT 14-17 years old; 4:30-6:30pm 18-25 years old; 5:30-7:30pm
LOFT Peer Support Peer Support group Virtual 6-7pm
Sashbear Family Connections Online 6-8pm
Studio Food and Basic Needs Support – call ahead


Zoom Life with Monday Hunt – 5-7pm (online scavenger hunt)

ToolKit Tuesdays with therapist Maki – 5-7pm

–    Wellness programming

Here be Dragons (D and D) 5-7pm and

Zoom Life 5-7pm


Food and Basic Needs Support – call ahead


Zoom Life 5-7pm


BRAVE for Black Youth 5-7pm


LGBTQ+ BRAVE last Thursday of the Month

2SLGBTQ+ Programming including Therapist Ahva



Toronto, ON
M4R 1B9
(Nearest intersection at Yonge St/Eglinton Ave) Public transit available – Eglinton Subway Station.

Have Questions?

Contact: 416-482-0081 ext. 5

Hours of Operation

*Hours of operation are subject to change so please check with the site before planning your visit.

Monday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tuesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Wednesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Services Available

Mental health and substance use services integrated with a range of other youth services.

  • Mental health counselling (walk in, brief, ongoing and 2SLGBTQ+ specific therapist)
  • Primary care (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Peer Support Group
  • Care navigation
  • DBT skills group
  • Psychiatric consultation
  • Youth drop-in, groups, and special events
  • Employment and Housing support
  • 2SLGBTQ+ programming
  • Programming for Black Youth

News & Updates

Coming soon!

Who’s Providing Service?

  • Lumenus Community Services
  • Vibrant Healthcare Alliance
  • Loft Community Services
  • Sashbear
  • City of Toronto- Toronto Youth Partnership and Employment
  • CAMH
  • Sick Kids Hospital
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


If you have questions about YWHO, please email info@ywho.ca

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