For Families

Giving kids a lift
when they need it most

We believe that all children and youth have a right to grow up in a safe, healthy and nurturing environment. 

The work we do

Learn more about our programs below.

Child & Youth Advocacy Program

A voluntary service offered to families during an abuse investigation.

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Assessment Directed Therapy

Believing that with support & the right tools you can recover from traumatic events.

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Internet Child Exploitation Program

Providing support & referrals for victims of online exploitations.

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Child & Victim Witness Support

Supporting children & youth going through the criminal justice system.

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The Bark Program

Iggy & Jersey provide comfort & support to children and youth attending our facility.

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The CYAC Model

The Child & Youth Advocacy Centre Model is an innovative response to child abuse investigations. A partnership between community and government agencies, it brings all professionals involved in child abuse cases together under one roof, for a coordinated, interdisciplinary response to child abuse victims in Toronto.

What others

“My experience was amazing. I felt so supported and welcome at Boost. I knew that I had so many choices and I felt safe. My therapist helped me feel safe outside of Boost too. I know who I am and I like who I am now. It’s easier to talk about my life with other people and I feeling so much better.”

– Anonymous Youth



We are passionate about our work and focused on the best interests of the children and youth whom we serve. We recognize the uniqueness of each child and strive to adapt our services to be responsive and flexible to each situation.


We work closely with our community partners to develop, deliver, and coordinate services. We are dedicated to mutual sharing of expertise and knowledge with other agencies, professionals, and the broader community.


We are committed to continuous learning to ensure our knowledge and skill levels are second to none. We are up- to-date on the latest research and developments, related to the services we provide, so that we can develop and promote best practices.


By putting children’s needs first, we work at building effective relationships with children, youth, and their families. By our words and actions, we demonstrate respect for the children, youth and families we serve.

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