News & Events
April 28, 2017 – EMYS and the Gender-Based Violence program are hosting a photography exhibit June 2! Learn more
March 23, 2016 – EMYS issues news round up for March. Learn more
February 23, 2016 – EMYS issues news round up for February. Learn more
Jan. 16, 2016 – EMYS issues news round up for January. Learn more
Nov. 9, 2015 – East Metro Youth Services hosts sold-out Promising Treatment Practices for Youth Involved or At Risk in Domestic Sex Trafficking Conference at The519. Learn more
October 8, 2015 – East Metro Youth Services holds 2014-15 Annual General Meeting. Learn more
What’s happening at EMYS? Find out more by visiting our Event Calendar
In the News
Toronto Star, April 16 2017 – Ontario program targets child sex trafficking. Read the full article
The Globe and Mail, March 24 2017 – Toronto students attend conference on human trafficking. Read the full article
CTV News at 6, January 26, 2017 – Scarborough walk-in clinic offers mental health support. View the video
CBC’s The Current features interview on the effectiveness of mental health walk ins as an early intervention option for children, youth and families.
Carly Kalish and EMYS Gender-Based Violence Program Featured on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Watch the full interview
SNAPD Scarborough Magazine, December 2015 – Profile story on the Alzheimer Toronto and East Metro Youth Services Minds in Motion program which combined physical activity, mental, and social stimulation for individuals living with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Read the full article
Toronto Star, Dec. 12, 2015 – Beaten, Branded, Bought and Sold. EMYS innovative work on domestic human trafficking was featured in a front-page story in the Toronto Star. Read the full article
New Canadian Media, Oct. 21, 2015 – Volunteering Benefits Newcomers’ Well-being. Read the full article
Toronto Star, Oct. 17, 2015 – Youth Multimedia Program Teaching Life-Changing Skills. Read the full article
Scarborough Mirror, Sept. 15, 2015 – Mental health services for newcomers spread thin in Scarborough. Read the full article
insideTO, April 14, 2015 – East Metro Youth Services Our House, Your House program receives boost from federal government. Read the full article
Feb. 26, 2016 | East Metro Youth Services announces that gender-based violence and trauma therapist Carly Kalish has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Vital People Grant from the Toronto Foundation. | Learn More
Oct. 9, 2015 | East Metro Youth Services Unveils 2014-15 Annual Report | Learn More
Oct. 8, 2015 | EMYS honours The Aldgate Group with Friends of EMYS award | Learn More
Oct. 8, 2015 | East Metro Youth Services Announces New Universal Washrooms | Learn More
Oct. 8, 2015 | East Metro Youth Services Announces 2015 Youth Achievement Award Winner Christina Michel | Learn More
Oct. 28, 2015 | East Metro Youth Services (EMYS), Surrey Place Partner to Offer Weekly Walk-In Clinic for Youth with Developmental Disabilities, Autism. Learn More
February 13, 2015 | East Metro Youth Services (EMYS) has been named the Toronto lead agency by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services as part of the province’s mental health strategy.| Learn More
February 6, 2015 | M▪A▪C AIDS Fund, East Metro Youth Services Partner to Promote Safe Drug Use
December 2014 | Thank you to everyone who donated to EMYS’ 6th Annual Holiday Food Drive! Because of your generosity, we were able to prepare and deliver 38 food baskets to youth and families living in East Toronto!
November 2014 | On November 19th EMYS hosted over 60 people from social service agencies in the GTA @ The 519 to inform and collaborate on promising treatment practices for domestic human trafficking survivors, and to establish a citywide coordination of services.
November 2014 | Toronto East Network of Youth Outreach Workers (YOWs), Executive Directors, Managers and Supervisors met on November 10th to share a year of youth and family outreach engagement highlights and successes.
August 2014 | East Metro Youth Services is proud to be accredited through the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA), a third-party review based on accepted organizational practices that promote ongoing quality improvement and responsive, effective community services.
June 2014 | Show your commitment to supporting youth and young adults be their very best! Become a member of EMYS. Here’s how…
June 2014 | Lost a loved one to a homicide, suicide or natural causes? Are you feeling isolated and alone with your grief? Need to talk? ‘what’s up’ walk-in and Bereaved Families of Ontario-Toronto offers a FREE bereavement service for youth and young adults ages 12–24 who are grieving a homicide, suicide or death due to natural causes. Learn more…
May 2014 | Police collaborated with Covenant House and East Metro Youth Services (EMYS) to kick-off sexual awareness month at police headquarters on May 5th. The focus of this year’s campaign is on domestic human trafficking.