Transitional Youth Program (TYP)

Type of Service

Case Management/Supportive Counselling & Services - Mental Health

Program Description

The Transitional Youth Program (TYP) assists youth, living east of Yonge Street, who are diagnosed with schizophrenia or a mood disorder and must be just beginning to experience and deal with symptoms of mental illness. It is an intensive clinical support service, offering therapeutic and case management interventions. The goal of the program is to assist the young individuals to regain/maintain age approximate milestones and minimize the impact of mental illness on their lives. TYP works closely with clients, families and supports to assist them to understand and cope with the illness. Education, employment and socialization with peers are key focuses. Support is Monday to Friday. Clients can remain in the program until age twenty-four. Model of service is intensive psychosocial rehabilitation. Average length of stay is five years.

Program Restricted To


Access Information

Open referral.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-789-7957

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 to 23 years of age.
Catchment Municipalities: (Toronto); East of Yonge Street to Port Union and Steeles Avenue to the lake
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed

Application Referral Forms


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 1000-1800
Tuesday 1000-1800
Wednesday 1000-1800
Thursday 1000-1800
Friday 1000-1800