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Access, equity & anti-racism


East Metro Youth Services (EMYS) recognizes that Scarborough (East Toronto) is made up of people from diverse communities and equity-seeking groups including but not limited to women, youth, people with disabilities, ethno-cultural and racial minorities, immigrants and refugees, people of various faiths, the socio-economically disadvantaged, Aboriginal peoples, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer and/or questioning, and two-spirited persons.

EMYS supports young people in dealing with challenges such as mental illness, learning/physical disabilities, addiction, sexual orientation, gender identity, depression, cultural identity, tendencies to self-harm, difficulties expressing anger, and family/relationship conflicts etc. If you are witnessing, experiencing, or perpetrating bullying, violence, or abuse, we are here to help.

EMYS is committed to ensuring that the Agency’s mission and programs:

  • Embrace the entire community
  • Actively encourage the community to participate fully and benefit from services
  • Reduce barriers to access for members of Scarborough’s (East Toronto) diverse communities

EMYS will strive to foster a climate within the Agency that actively promotes mutual respect and believes that every person has the right to live, work and serve in an environment free of individual, as well as, systemic harassment and discrimination.

EMYS is committed to excellence in serving all clients/participants including people with disabilities. Click here to read EMYS’ Accessible Client/Participant Service Plan.

Accès, équité et antiracisme