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|Record #||Organization / Program Name(s)||Address||Office Phone||Description||Hours||My List|
|CDR0286||Findhelp Information Services, 211 Central Ontario||543 Richmond St W, Ste 125
Toronto, ON M5V 1Y6
|416-397-4636; 2-1-1 (within 416 and 647 area codes); Volunteer Opportunities 416-392-4562; Administration 416-392-4605||Provides community information services
211 * 416-397-4636 * 2-1-1 (within 416 and 647 area codes) * provides confidential information and referral on a wide range of community, social services, health, and government programs * information counselors assess, refer and advocate to assist persons in contacting appropriate services * information provided by telephone, e-mail or mail * www.211Toronto.ca
Data and resource coordination services - includes Ontario-wide web resources at www.211Ontario.ca
Order Desk - 416-392-4575 * publications, customized printouts, labels, advertising and memberships
Training And Outreach Requests * 416-392-4544 * provides training on assessment, information, referral, interviewing, communication and advocacy skills (fee charged) * outreach presentations (free, but honoraria requested)
Possibilities/Possibilités * www.poss.ca * 416-392-4698 * online e-zine * for unemployed and underemployed people and their advocates seeking training information * information includes news, events, job fairs, articles, searchable database of local Employment Resource Centres * links to other employment and training programs
Partnership Opportunities * 416-392-4566 * information partnerships for development of community directories, databases or helplines
|Mon-Sun 24 hours *Walk in services Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm||Add Record|
|MAL0092||India Rainbow Community Services of Peel, Branch Office||21 Regan Rd, Unit H & I
Brampton, ON L7A 1C5
|905-459-4776||India Rainbow Community Services of Peel is a charitable, non-profit community-based organization * provides services to immigrants for integration into Canadian society and to meet the social services, training and health needs of Peel's immigrant community * programs offered include:
Services For Children, Youth & Parents - provides culturally and linguistically specific information, resources and support to South Asian families within Peel region * offers parenting strategies to help balance families between settlement, integration and cultural identity * links parents with other community resources
Settlement Services For Newcomers - assists newcomers integrate and adapt into the Canadian society
Job Search Workshops For Newcomers - helps newcomers get into the workforce by providing assistance with resumes * interview tips * information on skills development courses and educational upgrading/evaluation
Programs For Healthy Seniors - Seniors Wellness Programs - provides group programs * educational, cultural and recreational outings * support groups * workshops * referral and assistance * will accompany clients to various appointments * provides health and nutrition information
Program For Women - provides crisis intervention, support and guidance to abused women * information and access to eligible government benefits * referrals to shelters and support groups and empowerment workshops
Housing And Support For Homeless People With Mental Illness - assists people with mental illness to find affordable housing, to set up their new homes, to care for themselves, to plan for any possible crisis and to connect with other supports and service providers
|Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm||Add Record|
|CDR0050||Justice for Children and Youth||415 Yonge St, Suite 1203
Toronto, ON M5B 2E7
|416-920-1633||Legal clinic that represents and advocates for youth (under 18yrs) on matters such as: welfare, education, children's aid, getting off the street, family or criminal law.
Advises and represents youth who want into or out of children's aid care. Answers questions or concerns about their placement or program while in care.
CONSENT TO TREATMENT
Gives legal advice to young persons and care providers regarding the right to consent to and refuse treatment; assists young people who are having trouble getting OHIP.
Advocates for youth who are in jail at youth centres or in detention.
CUSTODY AND ACCESS
Represents children and youth who are not living with a parent and are seeking access to siblings only. The Office of the Children's Lawyer represents children and youth in custody and access disputes. They are appointed by the court and the parents' lawyers can request this appointment.
Helps young people who are not living with a parent get enrolled in school; helps children and parents obtain appropriate special education placements by giving legal advice relating to the various processes under the Education Act; provides summary advice to parents throughout Ontario and will consult with other lawyers and clinics to assist them in representing clients outside the Toronto area; represents low-income children and youth who have been suspended or excluded from school or who face expulsion from a school board; gives advice about truancy and about information, records and privacy issues.
DOES NOT practice immigration or refugee law. However will assist children and youth obtain OHIP or school enrolment when their immigration status is an issue; and will assist other lawyers and clinics with this area of law as it relates to the Charter and to international human rights instruments.
Provides summary advice and representation, when necessary, for young people who have left or are considering leaving their parents' home (issues often involve child welfare, support, family and social assistance law); assists in the recovery of personal possessions being withheld by a parent when a young person leaves home.
MENTAL HEALTH LAW
Acts for youth who are locked in mental health facilities (secure treatment/psychiatric wards) or who are in a facility for mental health reasons.
Represents youth (16-17yrs) who are trying to get general welfare assistance or who have been cut off; gives summary advice to persons seeking the foster parent benefit and to young parents applying for family benefits.
Provides summary advice to young persons and assistance to legal counsel where youth are seeking financial support from their parents (the youth should be able to obtain a legal aid certificate). In this area, assists youth living independently - but NOT youth living with a parent.
Tries to challenge laws that discriminate against children or youth, or laws which fail to take into account the best interests or wishes of children and youth, from the perspective of the young person; will also represent children and youth in cases which involve the interpretation of legislation pertaining to them such as the Child and Family Services Act or the Young Offenders Act.
VICTIMS OF CRIME
Represents young persons who wish to protect the privacy of personal records (e.g. CAS files, school records, medical records, etc.) in criminal proceedings (defence lawyers may try to use these records to undermine the testimony of victims of crime in the trial against the accused); helps young people make claims before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. (DOES NOT assist with personal injury claims in civil courts).
Helps young people in trouble with the law by giving them information about the legal system and their rights; helps them find lawyers and refers them to other resource; represents youth who are charged in incidents in schools, group homes and jail; represents youth with learning or other difficulties; may do appeals depending on the issues; does reviews of dispositions to help a youth get into open custody or on probation; will do bail hearings and general advocacy for youth without lawyers.
|Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm (phones on VM 12-1 p.m.)||Add Record|
|CDR0172||Our Place (Peel), Our Place Peel Emergency Youth Shelter, Our Place Peel - Transitional Program||3579 Dixie Rd
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2B3
|*Administration 905 614-1215
*Emergency Youth Shelter 905-238-1383
|14-bed emergency youth shelter provides crisis counseling and referral services within a supportive environment for young people (16-21yrs). The shelter, located in Mississauga, offers assistance by trained staff (Mon-Sun 24 hours).
The average length of stay is three weeks.
The goals of Our Place II are:
* To provide safe shelter and crisis counseling to homeless youth within their community, enabling them to remain close to family, friends, school and employment contacts.
* To facilitate family reconciliation, if feasible.
* To make referrals to ongoing clinical support and necessary counseling.
* To help youth take responsibility for themselves, their actions, behavior and future within a supportive environment.
Provides access to a RESOURCE ROOM offering: Computer and Internet Access; Job Search Support; Job Skills Training and Development; Educational and Future Planning.
The transitional program is located on the lower
level of the Our Place Peel facility at 3579 Dixie Road
• Youth ages 16-21 are eligible to participate in the
• In order to participate in the Transitional Program, youth
must first be referred into the Our Place Peel Emergency
Youth Shelter. Youth within the Emergency Youth Shelter
may then be nominated to the Transitional Program.
• Youth are able to stay in the Transitional Program for up
to 3 months.
• Youth within the Transitional Program participate in
a comprehensive case management program, with
mandatory programs to assist them in developing all
aspects of their life.
• Youth within the Transitional Program may be asked to
pay rent based upon their income.
• There are 6 beds in the Transitional Program. Youth within
the program share a room with one other resident.
• The Transitional Program is a co-operative living
environment and all residents within the program will
participate in various chores.
• The Transitional Program is a zero
|* Office Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
* Youth shelter Mon -Sun 24 hours
Transitional Hours Mon - Fri 9am to 4pm
|CDR0117||The Dam||ReMax Building
6850 Millcreek Dr, Suite 109
Mississauga, ON L5N 4J9
|905-826-6558||The Dam is a community program for youth (13-19yrs). All teens are welcome, free of charge, to come to the drop-in and participate in the programs, regardless of race, creed or colour. The drop-in provides a positive, healthy, encouraging and neutral turf environment that is drug-free and alcohol-free.
The Dam is a safe place where youth can hang out. The drop-in is named 'The Dam', because it is the hope that the drop-in is a dam that stops the flow of teens from becoming homeless street kids in the downtown core of Toronto. It is the goal to be the friends of youth and a resource to help them stay at home, in school and in the community.
Offers a safe, fun place where youth can hang-out and get help when they need it. Provides a positive, healthy, encouraging environment for youth by offering free programs welcoming all regardless of race, colour, and creed and developing long-term, caring, consistent, one on one relationships.
YOUNG MOMS' PROGRAM
Support program which gives young mothers a chance to set and attain goals, care for their children and care for themselves, while being integrated into a caring community. This is accomplished by being a strong support for young mothers and by providing positive relationship building with staff, volunteers and young mothers.
Individual counseling for young women to talk with a staff member confidentially about any issue or concern
Assist with housing and job searching
Referrals to other help agencies
Volunteer opportunities available.
|Office Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5 pm
The DFA (DAM Film Association) 7:30 pm-10pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5 pm
Discussion Forum 4:30 pm-6 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
Dinner Program 5:30 pm-7 pm
Evening Drop-in 7 pm-9 pm
Young Mom's Dinner Group 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
Evening Drop-in 7:oopm to 9:00pm Fri S
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
|CMH0229||Trillium Health Centre, Mental Health Services||100 Queensway W
Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8
|416-521-4006||Trillium Health Centre is the largest provider of mental health services in Etobicoke and Peel, including both inpatient and community-based services, offering a continuum of services from direct clinical services through to family support.
Services offered include:
Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Community Mental Health Services
Community Treatment Orders
Crisis Intervention Team
Geriatric Mental Health Services
Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant Program
Supportive Housing Etobicoke/York (SHEY)
Housing and Support Peel
Inpatient Mental Health
Mental Health Day Hospital
ReLinC Services Mississauga
|CDR0240||Youth Without Shelter||6 Warrendale Crt
Etobicoke, ON M9V 1P9
|416-748-0110||Youth Without Shelter is an emergency residence and referral agency serving homeless youth (16-24yrs), providing food, board, and programs in a safe, non-judgmental environment.
Programs and services include:
* CRISIS PHONE LINE: Counselling and referrals are available 24 hours a day 416-748-0110
* RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM: provides food, board, counseling, and referrals to health (physical, dental, optical), legal, and other services.
* STEPS TO SUCCESS PROGRAM: Workshops are run 7 days a week on issues pertaining to life skills (anger management, conflict resolution, budgeting, cooking) and employment skills (job searching skills, resume- and cover-letter writing, interviewing, job retention).
* HOUSING PROGRAM: Includes workshops and counseling on tenant rights, living with roommates, finding housing, etc. Helps clients coordinate move-ins and is often able to provide donated furniture and kitchen goods. Housing Program workers liaise with landlords and assist in housing searches and placements.
* STAY-IN-SCHOOL: Designed to support younger residents through the successful completion of their education. Residence, study space, meals, and school supplies are provided.
* EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM: Provides dedicated counselling for employment assessments; job search; resume writing; interview skill development; and connection to career and shadowing and volunteer opportunities.
* CONTINUING SUPPORT: Offers support to former residents through The Supper Club that meets every other week, offering dinner, a take-home food package, hygiene products, and counseling. Counseling, referral services, and workshops are all made available to former residents.
|Mon-Sun 24 hours||Add Record|