Eating Disorders of York Region's
Riverwalk Wellness Centres

A grassroots, community-based, registered non-profit organization providing support for individuals and families including those affected by eating disorders. 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.

To discuss naming opportunities with your support of our vital work, please contact

Our warm best wishes to you and yours during the holiday season!
Please note our office will be closed from December 22nd, 2017 to January 2nd, 2018.

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 call 905-886-6632* and leave a message - your message will be returned within 48 hours unless the office is closed for the holidays or during the weekend;  you may also email
*Please note, we are not a crisis centre, if you are in crisis please dial 911 or call 310-COPE.

We Believe In The Capacity Of
Caring Communities

Please make us your charity of choice: Every dollar makes a difference!

Please make us your charity of choice: Every dollar makes a difference!

Films by Riverwalk

(view more on our YouTube channel)

New! "Getting Connected" Series

Phone and Online Support

NEDIC (National Eating Disorders Information Centre)
Helpline open until 9pm EST   
Toll FREE   1-866-633-4220   
Toronto   416-340-4156

NEDIC (National Eating Disorders Information Centre) has a database of care providers, some are OHIP covered, some have a sliding scale, and most are fee-for service. Their database can be found on their website at, or you may wish to call them for assistance in searching it at 416-340-4156.

1-855-310-COPE (2673) Community Crisis Response Service
York Support Services Network offers the Community Crisis Response Service for persons living in York Region or South Simcoe who are having a mental health crisis, and their family or friends.
By calling the toll free number 1-855-310-COPE (2673) or (TTY) 1-866-323-7785, you can speak with a crisis worker anytime you need to. The crisis worker will provide an immediate telephone response in a variety of situations, such as if you are feeling depressed, distressed, lonely, anxious, scared, angry or are worried that you have no where to go.

Krasman Centre Warm Line 
The Warm Line and Peer Crisis Support Service is now 24 hours per day, 7 days per week Call 1-888-777-0979

The Warm Line and Peer Crisis Support Service provides non-crisis and crisis telephone support from a recovery and peer informed perspective in the York Region, South Simcoe and North York areas (the Central LHIN). The support line is answered by individuals with lived experience with mental health concerns, addiction, and/or trauma 

Online Support
Looking Glass Foundation
Eating Disorder Hope
The Something Fishy Website

Circle of Support

Call to discuss how to create and access a Circle of Support in your community. 

We invite who you to share your “NAPS” (News, Art ,Poetry, Songs) on our art blog.
Email if you would like to share your inspirations!

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 Support Please inquire for more information. 

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.