Community Supports

NYTHP Community Support for Frail & Vulnerable Populations

Purpose As part of the North York Toronto Health Partners OHT response to the pandemic, some of the Community Support agencies in the North York Toronto Health Partners OHT (Better Living, Carefirst, LOFT, Lumacare, North York Seniors Centre) are working together to provide coordinated support and services to frail and…

Scheduled Back on Track Workshops Cancelled / Future Workshops Postponed Until Further Notice

Addiction Services for York Region (ASYR) remains committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, service users, and the community. Due to ongoing developments related to COVID-19, all scheduled Back on Track Workshops have been cancelled, and future workshops have been postponed until further notice. Back on…

RAAM Clinic Updates & Closures

ASYR is committed to the health and safety of our clients, staff, and the community especially during these times of uncertainty. We are doing everything possible to keep safe options available to support individuals in need of care. At this time due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, ASYR has…

All About the North York Toronto Health Partners

  ABOUT US The health-care landscape is undergoing a period of significant change and renewal.  A key component of this transformation is the creation of the new Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), which are part of a new model of organizing and delivering services in local communities. As a result, North York Toronto…

New North York Ontario Health Team to Provide Better Connected Care for Patients

Ontario Health Teams Part of Province’s Plan to End Hallway Health Care December 2, 2019 9:31 A.M. NORTH YORK — Ontario is delivering on its commitment to end hallway health care and build a connected and sustainable health care system centred around the needs of patients. The province is introducing…

Community Members Share Their Experiences Using Local Healthcare Services. This is What We Learned.

Addiction Services for York Region, Markham Stouffville Hospital, local family physicians and community services, are working together to plan what the future of healthcare can look like for the communities of Eastern York Region (Markham, Stouffville, Thornhill) and North Durham (Uxbridge and Brock). We asked patients/clients and community members to…

Co-Designing Dementia Care and Support in Eastern York Region & North Durham

Help us improve care for people living with dementia in Eastern York Region and North Durham. Join us for a “co-design” session where caregivers, clients, patients and care providers will come together to explore better ways of providing care and support in our local region. The Province is reorganizing healthcare…

York Region Takes Action Against Harmful Effects of Opioid Use

The Opioid Action Plan and online drug reporting tool launched to address rising opioid harms Newmarket –  Like many communities in Ontario and across Canada, The Regional Municipality of York is experiencing the growing impact of opioid harms. Through the meeting of York Regional Council, the Opioid Action Plan was shared today with York…

ASYR Visits YMCA Richmond Hill & YMCA Vaughan!

ASYR had the opportunity to visit YMCA Richmond Hill and YMCA Vaughan on July 11th and July 19th respectively, and held a workshop for youth between the ages of 12 and 24  regarding substance use issues and concerns. Youth attending the workshop were able to get a better understanding of…

M•RAAM Pilot Has Ended

Please be advised that Addiction Services for York Region’s Mobile Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (M•RAAM) pilot program has ended. We were pleased to have served individuals throughout York Region during our pilot. As we consider the results of the M•RAAM service pilot, we will be speaking with our stakeholders to…