Breaking the Cycle

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Record #: CDR0106 Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 Last Full Update: 15 Oct 2014
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Description & Services
Alternate NameBTC
DescriptionBreaking the Cycle (BTC) is a relationship-based service delivering a range of integrated services through a single access model with home visitation and outreach components. 
Offers a one-stop service for substance-using women who are pregnant and/or parenting young children (under 6yrs). Services offered include: 
* Individual and group addiction treatment 
* Parenting programs 
* Child care 
* Child developmental services (including screening, assessment and intervention) 
* Health/medical services 
* FASD Diagnostic Clinic 
* Mental health counselling 
* Case management 
* Parent-infant counselling 
* Home visitation 
* Pregnancy outreach, and 
* Support around instrumental needs (including food, clothing and transportation) 
HoursMon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas ServedGreater Toronto Area
EligibilityWomen who have substance use problems and who are pregnant and/or have children under 6 yrs
Contact Information
Address & Map
860 Richmond St W, Ste 100
Toronto, ON M6J 1C9
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AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone416-364-7373
Primary ContactMargaret Leslie, Director, Early Intervention Programs, Mothercraft/Breaking the Cycle; Phone: 416-364-7373 ext 204; Fax: 416-364-8008; Email:
Alternate ContactGina DeMarchi, Program Manager; Phone: 416-364-7373 ext 203; Email:
Other Details
Service Level(50) Non Profit
SubjectsAddictions ; Aftercare ; Alcoholism ; Anger management ; Breastfeeding ; Child custody ; Childbirth ; Clothing ; Counselling ; Drug addiction ; Family life education ; Food action projects ; Foster care ; Health assessments ; Life skills training ; Mental health services ; Nutrition ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Pediatricians ; Postnatal care ; Pregnancy ; Prenatal care ; Self esteem ; Self help groups