ASCO continues to provide virtual counselling services to new and existing clients by video or phone. Our offices, for in-person sessions, remain generally closed at this time.

Addiction Services Central Ontario

Journey Together

At Addiction Services Central Ontario, counsellors and clients journey together to create new understanding and awareness about substance use and gambling that will support change.

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Are You in Crisis?

If you are experiencing an addiction-related crisis, get help now.

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Ontario Ministry of Health
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United Way Greater Toronto
Ontario Health

Breaking Free Online Addiction Support Program

Breaking Free Online (BFO) is a free online support tool available to clients of ASCO. It is completely confidential and can be accessed 24/7 on any desktop, tablet or smartphone. The Breaking Free Online program helps individuals develop coping skills and access key resources they can use during or after their treatment. 


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What We Do

For nearly 40 years, Addiction Services Central Ontario (ASCO) has been a leading government funded treatment provider for substance use, problem gambling and mental illness. 

We place clients at the centre of their treatment —exploring their short and long-term goals with a respectful and understanding approach that meets their needs. 

Who We Help

Addiction Services Central Ontario (ASCO) provides a range of addiction and mental health services, supports and referrals for adults, youth (12+) and their families in Toronto, York Region and Central Ontario.

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Community Impact for 2020/21

More than 25,400 visits by clients in the last fiscal year.

We helped 373 people look for affordable housing.

300 individuals received counselling for problem gambling.

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Help us support those who need us most. Your donation will help us to deliver and improve vital programs and services that support individuals in our community experiencing addiction concerns.

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