Counselling Programs

Jewish Family Services offers a full range of counselling programs and resources including The Counselling Group, The Centre for Children, Youth, and Families, The Centre for Couples and Relationships, and single session support at The Walk-In Counselling Clinic.


The Counselling Group offers a full range of counselling and support services for children, individuals, couples, and families in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. All inquiries for counselling are directed to an Intake Worker who will assist in considering your counselling options, and to help you choose a therapist who is right for you and has the expertise in the areas of concern to you, your partner, your child, and/or your family. Visit us online at

The Centre for Children, Youth, and Families

The Children, Youth, and Families is a program of The Counselling Group with skilled and experienced therapists who provide individual and family counselling services to children, youth, and families.  This may include psychotherapeutic, behavioural, and cognitive-behavioural interventions to assist clients in dealing with issues such as grief and loss, separation, divorce, custody and access, child abuse, behavioural problems, attachment issues, anxiety, depression, and anger management. Visit us online at

The Centre for Couples and Relationships

The Centre for Couples and Relationships is a program of The Counselling Group. Emotionally fulfilling relationships are central to mental and physical health; however, creating and maintaining a healthy relationship can be a challenge with all of today’s life stressors. A counsellor can help you address current and long-stranding issues which may arise in your relationships and can also help you understand how unhealthy communication patterns impact the quality of your relationships. Visit us online at


Offering single-session counselling services in English, French, Arabic, Somali, Cantonese and Mandarin at a variety of different locations, The Walk-In Counselling Clinic is open to Ontario residents within the greater Champlain region. You will be assisted, without referral or appointment, on a first-come, first-serve basis during Walk-In Counselling Clinic hours. Visit us online at

Refugees and Vulnerable Newcomers

The Refugee and Vulnerable Newcomer program provides comprehensive services to address both the immediate and the long-term mental health needs of immigrants and refugees.  The program collaborates with a number of agencies and professionals in the community to provide a holistic approach to supporting newcomers to Canada. 

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