Health Resources

Here is an easy to access list of health resources for North York and the local Toronto area. Whether it is resources for grandparents or new parents, we have all the resources you need. Yelmwood Clinic is committed to providing  families and community members with easy access to reliable, user-friendly information about mental health, senior living and related health issues. The Resource Centre provides support and educational material that enables informed decision-making from the comfort of your home.

Sexual Health Resources


Planned Parenthood Toronto
Planned Parenthood Toronto offers a full range of sexual, general, and related mental health services for Toronto youth aged 13-29. Anonymous HIV testing, general STI testing and information, pregnancy testing, pregnancy options, prenatal services and emergency contraception are all available with or without a health card.

Mental Health Resources

Centre for Addictions and Mental Health
Wide range of information on substance use and mental health issues.

Resources on the issue of violence against women and children.

Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada
A National organization whose focus is to improve the quality and availability of services to patients and their family members.

Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre 
Located at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, the ATRC is a leading-edge research and treatment centre for anxiety disorders. 
A search engine for Anxieties, Trauma, Phobias, Stress, Obsessions, Depression and more.

Bookstore – Anxiety Disorders 
St. Joseph’s Healthcare bookstore for anxiety disorders and other mental health literature.

Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments
A federally incorporated, academically based not-for-profit research organization. The site has many informative articles as well as checklists and referral advice.

Links and Resources 
A list of helpful links compiled by the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph’s Healthcare.

Seniors and Retirement

Connect to services for seniors in your community with one phone call!

Humber Community Seniors Services

Transportation, Home Help, Adult Day Programs and Wellness programs for the senior community

Ontario Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors

Stay healthy and active, find a place to live, manage your finances, government pensions, tax credits and more.

Download the Guide

Gastrointestinal Resources


The Celiac Society of Canada

The Canadian Celiac Association is the national voice for people who are adversely affected by gluten, and is dedicated to improving diagnosis and quality of life. Visit their site to learn more about gluten-free living, enrol in their certification programs and reading the latest news.

Crohn’s & Colitis

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation mission is to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improve the lives of children and adults affected by these chronic diseases. Visit their site for information on how to live with Crohn’s and Colitis, to get involved and to donate.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Managing GERD

Canadian Digestive Health Foundation focuses on digestive disorders. Visit their site to learn more about GERD symptoms, diagnosis and read the FAQs about the disease.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Group

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Group is an online community for people suffering from IBS and other digestive disorders. Join IBS Group to connect with others who deal with digestive disorders on a daily basis, share your story and learn from others’ experiences.

Check out IBS Groups printable Low FODMAP diet


Other Resources

Health Canada

Health Canada website with information on Canada’s health system and government priorities

Community Social Planning Council of Toronto
Social policy and planning issues of concern to local communities in Toronto