Eating Disorders of York Region's Riverwalk Wellness Centres:
A grassroots, community-based, registered non-profit organization providing support for those affected by eating disorders and their families for over ten years. Now, also offering support for substance use and addictions through an expressive and therapeutic art program made possible by funding by the Ontario Trillium Foundation for a collaboration with Addiction Services for York Region.
View and download our services brochure, or browse our Support tab for programs.
Check out our Eating Disorders Awareness Week events!
Please call ahead if you'd like to visit the art gallery or office as we are often working in the community. If you would like information about support including information about programs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a prompt reply.
Lift Weight or Donate" Challenge for Mental Illness Awareness
Rebecca recovered from the "weight of depression" and became an advocate for mental health awareness -
please join with her with your support!
Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW) was proclaimed by York Regional Council, for the week of February 1st, to raise awareness across the Region: York Region joins with those from coast-to-coast, across Canada, to raise support
for families who are affected.
Check out our blog for EDAW inspired posts all week long!
U of T Occupational Therapy students have organized a training webinar in Participatory Action Research (PAR) and are wanting to get the word out to any potentially interested parties. Details can be found here!
HopeforED YouTube Channel
Visit HopeforED to view all the available videos
Assessment Information for Physicians
Non-medical assessments (EDI-3) are available with a family physician's referral.
Please note the EDI-3 assessment does not provide a diagnosis and is not therapy. A fee of $250.00 applies.
Physicians' Referral Information.
EDI-3 Assessment Referral Form.
An assessment can be the foundation for creating a Circle of Care. Please inquire for more information.
Circle of Care
Call to discuss how to create and access a Circle of Care in your community.
For information about rewarding opportunities as a volunteer with Eating Disorders of York Region contact Janice Morgante at (905) 886-6632 to ask questions or to arrange an appointment to discuss how you would like to be involved. There are many opportunities that will conveniently suit your schedule and interests.
Eating Disorders of York Region gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario.