Hospital for Sick Children

Site: Adolescent Medicine

Record #: MET0569
Last Full Update: 19 Apr 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-813-7654 ext 205620
Fax 416-813-5392

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Eating Disorders Program

  • for children and youth 8-18 years
  • diagnosis and treatment
  • inpatient, day hospital and outpatient programs
  • family education

Substance Abuse Day Treatment Program and Outpatient Services

  • harm reduction approach
  • assessment, individual and group treatment
  • day treatment with academic program
  • parent support

Young Families Program

  • health care for adolescent mothers and their children
  • nutrition and feeding
  • parenting education; psychosocial and mental health support

SickKids Interprofessional Team for Youth (SITY)

  • focuses on illness-specific issues for youth with chronic health conditions
  • identification and reduction of high-risk health behaviours
  • health care for marginalized and at-risk populations including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth, street-involved teens, and immigrant and newcomer adolescents
  • advocacy

Transgender Youth Clinic -- interdisciplinary medical care and support to transgender adolescents

SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (formerly Hincks-Dellcrest Centre) -- see separate entries


Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, by appointment only

Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Adolescents 12-17 years primarily, though some programs have different age limits

Medical referral required

Languages Other - Interpretive services
Fees Most services covered by Ontario Health Insurance

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
555 University Ave
Toronto, ON
Canada M5G 1X8
Intersection University Ave and Gerrard St W
Physical Access Fully accessible - Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms; Braille elevator, lowered buttons

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Addiction Treatment ; Young Parents ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment ~ Youth ; Eating Disorders Treatment ~ Youth ; General Medical Care ~ At Risk Youth ; General Medical Care ~ Transgender Individuals ; Hospital Based Outpatient Services ~ Youth ; Nutrition Assessment Services ~ Teenage Parents ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance ; Well Baby Care ~ Teenage Parents

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