Associated Youth Services of Peel

Family Programs

AYSP offers several parenting groups for parents/caregivers, and various support and educational groups for youth throughout the year.

Counselling

The Counselling Program provides individual and/or family counselling for children and youth ages 0-17 and their parents/caregivers. Sessions are office-based and/or virtual and length of service may be up to 6 months, as determined by client need.

Family Connections

The Family Connections program is an intensive, home-based and/or virtual program which provides support to families in times of crisis. It is a short-term intervention lasting approximately 8-10 weeks, for children and youth ages 0-17 and their parents/caregivers.

Multisystemic Therapy Program (MST)

The MST Program is an intensive, short-term intervention (3-5 months) which involves the whole family. It is a home-based and/or virtual, family-focused treatment which aims to reduce antisocial behaviour and improve family functioning, peer relations, and school performance of youth ages 12-17. Sessions are goal-focused, strength-based, and occur 2+ times a week in the youth’s natural environment.

Parent Adolescent Counselling Program
(PAC-P)

PAC-P is a home-based and/or virtual, short-term intervention (4-6 months), which aims to decrease family conflict and improve family functioning, peer relations, and school performance. Sessions with youth ages 12-17 and their parents/caregivers are goal-focused, strength-based, and occur once a week in the family home, community or youth’s natural environment.

Recognizing Individual Success and Excellence (RISE)

The RISE Program is a multi-faceted program which addresses the needs of children, ages 6-12, who are displaying signs of anti-social behaviour at school, at home and in the community. The program is home-based and/or virtual, approximately four months in duration, and offers individual counselling for the child, parent/caregiver support and school collaboration to encourage positive behaviour.

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

The Triple P Program, one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs, gives parents/caregivers simple and practical strategies to help build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children/youth’s behaviour and prevent problems from developing. This 10-12 week, home-based and/or virtual program is for parents/caregivers of youth ages 0-17. This program also offers groups for parent/caregivers of children ages 0-12 and teens.

Working Together with Families (WTWF 0-6)

The WTWF, 0-6 Program is an intensive, home-based and/or virtual, family-focused intervention for families and children ages 0-6. It is based on a family preservation service delivery model. Counsellors work together with parents/caregivers to strengthen the parent/child relationship and increase parenting skills and their support systems.

“Positive experience with a great outcome and has improved my mindset towards communicating.”
PAC-P Program Client

What's New!

Gender Journeys in Peel Group

Youth Gender Journeys (YGJ) Peel is a 12-session group for trans and gender-diverse youth, who are exploring their identity and expression. Facilitated by a trans-identified YBB Counsellor, the YGJ group includes topics such as self-identity, coming out, navigating discrimination, transitioning and more.

Groups run several times per year. Visit our Groups page to learn more about how to join!

 

Teen Triple P Group

Teen Triple P Group is a broad-focused parenting support program for groups of parents/caregivers with teenagers ages 12-16. Group Triple P is designed for parents/caregivers with concerns about their teenager's behaviour or who wish to learn a variety of parenting skills that will promote their teenager's development and potential. 

Groups run several times per year. Visit our Groups page to learn more about how to join!