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.
Save the date! Saturday, March 14, 2015: 3rd Annual Songs to Recovery Concert at the Aurora Cultural Centre!
Register now for Upcoming Programs
Jan 10th: Yoga
Emotion Focused Family Therapy
May 4th-5th: Two day training at York University.
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Choose from a selection of Day Program components which may include support groups, yoga, art programs. Click the link or call for more information.
Just a reminder, we are often not in the office or the art gallery, please call ahead.
The office will be closed December 22nd to December 26th and December 31st to January 1st.
Wishing everyone warm and safe holidays and a Happy New Year!
If you would like to honour someone or, a special occasion, please consider making a donation in their name. We would be pleased to add their name and/or special date to our “Tree of Life”.
During the holidays or any time during the year, celebrate an occasion or, honour someone with your donation and we will be pleased to send them a special card acknowledging our gratitude with a message of your choice to the individual or family you would like to honour.
DATE & TIME: 5 Mondays, starting January 5th, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: 15213 Yonge Street, Suite 15, Aurora (Yonge and Wellington)
(in the historic post-office building with the clock tower, on the second floor accessed by the stairs at the front of the building)
This group is based on the book "The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children" by Shefali Tsabary, and is designed to introduce some of the practical concepts of Conscious Parenting into everyday life.
Concepts will be discussed and shared amongst group member's experiences. The idea will be to provide mutual support for one another to make desired changes.
Week 1: What is Consciousness?
Week 2: Applying Consciousness to Parenting Practices
Week 3: Making a Commitment
Week 4: Handling Emotional Triggers
Week 5: Connecting with your Child
Week 6: Being your Authentic Self
Check out the Conscious Parent Movement on YouTube.
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.