Reaching youth where they are at, when they need it, by removing barriers and welcoming them with services.
Mobile York South Simcoe (MOBYSS) – Youth walk in clinic
What is MOBYSS?
MOBYSS (Mobile York South Simcoe) is Ontario’s first mobile health clinic for youth who are 12 to 25 years of age. MOBYSS is a ground-breaking clinic that travels to areas across York Region and South Simcoe where youth have difficulty accessing services because of travel, stigma, and other barriers. MOBYSS is staffed with a nurse practitioner, youth counsellor and peer support specialist. MOBYSS provides medical, sexual and mental health care seven days a week.
What services does MOBYSS provide?
MOBYSS offers a ‘walk-in’ environment to provide youth with professional, confidential and friendly care. MOBYSS provides medical, sexual and mental health care seven days a week.
A Nurse Practitioner provides medical care including, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses (such as a sore throat or bladder infection); preventative health care (such as yearly health exams or cervical screening); as well as wound care and lab testing. Medical referrals including video access to Specialists right on the rv.
The MOBYSS team provides confidential sexual health and education for youth using a welcoming, non-judgmental and inclusive approach. Services include: Contraception and emergency contraception; Pregnancy testing and counselling; Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted illnesses; Cervical screening and pelvic exams; Sexual orientation support; and, Sexual health education
MOBYSS is committed to providing holistic, compassionate and youth-centered mental health services such as counseling, support and referrals. Our Youth Mental Health Workers and Peer Support Specialists are skilled in assisting youth with issues around depression and anxiety, substance use, suicidality, bullying, harm and risk reduction, issues unique to LGBTQ youth, as well as many other aspects around mental health and illness.
Where is MOBYSS?
MOBYSS parks where youth gather such as malls, schools and skate parks. Click here to see our updated schedule. www.mobyss.ca
Real access, real solutions for real life.
MOBYSS is funded through a variety of sources, including government, corporations, donations from individuals and families within the communities we serve, and fundraising initiatives. We gratefully acknowledge the following supporters:
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