1-on-1 Therapy or Counselling
We offer free, individual counselling to Black youth and their families.
Our counselling services are culturally sensitive and incorporate both the individual cultural and spiritual strengths and needs of each young person and their chosen family.
Our qualified and experienced counsellors provide a range of relevant, evidenced-based therapeutic approaches within trauma informed, recovery based framework.
We provide support for youth who have, or are experiencing, a variety of issues such as trauma, grief, sexual assault, suicidal thoughts, depression, anxiety, problematic substance use, and/or psychosis (hearing voices, etc.).
Many of our clients have been touched by loss in one way or another.
Short Term Mental Health Case Management
Our team provide short term mental health case management services.
Service Navigation and Referral
We support clients by directing them to appropriate services and resources.
Youth Wellness and Therapeutic Groups
Wanasah offers group session in response to the community’s needs.
“Ball is Life”
Group for young boys and men aged 13-17 that offers low-barrier support with the intent of introducing participants to mental health support, while meeting up to play ball.
“What’s Up Covid?”
A support and therapy group for young girls and women aged 16-19 created to unpack the ways in which Covid has impacted their mental health and wellbeing. The group runs on Wednesday evenings between 6-8pm at Dixon Hall.
Wanasah offers additional groups in response to the community’s needs. Please contact us at 647-947-6090 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in learning about or joining our groups.
We support Wanasah clients
who are in crisis.
Although Wanasah is not a crisis response agency, we understand that our clients may face challenges that can lead to mental health crises Our staff are available to support our clients who are experiencing a crises that impacts their emotional, spiritual or mental health.
We are also there for the Regent Park community during moments of tragedy or loss.