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|Record #||Organization / Program Name(s)||Address||Office Phone||Description||Hours||My List|
|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|
|CDR0148||Interim Place, Mississauga||905-403-9691 ext 2221||24-hour emergency shelters provide up to 54 beds in a safe, secure confidential setting where women, with or without children, can stay up to 4 months. Provides support in the following areas: supportive counselling, support groups, advocacy, accompaniment, information and/or assistance on financial, legal and housing.||24 Hour Shelter Lines
Office Mon-Fri 9am-5 pm;
|CDR0237||United Achievers Community Services||36 Queen St E, Lower Level
Brampton, ON L6V 1A2
|*905-455-6789||The United Achievers Community Services, founded by the United Achievers Club of Brampton, is a non-profit organization primarily serving the African Caribbean community. UACS is committed to strengthening and enhancing the quality of life of families and individuals by providing culturally sensitive preventive social programs, support, resources, education and training. Programs offered include:
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN PREVENTION PROGRAM
In an aim toward the elimination and prevention of the conditions that perpetuate violence against women and children, United Achievers provides racially and culturally appropriate services to women and children who are victims/survivors of all forms of violence.
Face-to-face Supportive Counseling
Telephone Crises Intervention
Women's Support Group
Information & Referrals
LONG TERM CARE PROGRAM
The Long Term Care Program aims to improve the quality of life of Black and Caribbean seniors. This culturally sensitive program has been successful in relieving loneliness, decreasing isolation, creating social opportunities, providing skills development, enhancing self-esteem and increasing independence.
Long term care services include:
Health and Nutrition
YOUTH SERVICE CANADA INTERGENERATIONAL PROJECT
Funded in part by Human Resources Canada, this venture provides services for the Summer Camp offered to local kids
Enhances and develops the educational, social, creative and intellectual abilities and strengths of students, especially of Black and Caribbean heritage, to their maximum potential. This will enable them to reach for, and obtain, success through the application of excellence in all their endeavors.
Aims and Objectives include:
To develop and implement a mentoring program that will assist students, primarily of Black and Caribbean heritage, to make valuable learning connections with their schools, their peers and positive adult role models in the community.
To enable the designated group to develop respect for self/others.
To provide relevant training and skill development in academic, social, political and economic disciplines.
To seek support and participation from caring professionals and individuals who are committed to building the community from within.
To provide purpose and focus for students who are marginalized, and who are underachieving in school and in acceptable social behaviors.
To provide the opportunity for participants to obtain scholarships towards post-secondary studies
To build a network of people helping people.
PARENT EDUCATION RESOURCE GROUP
Offers help if your child is attending school in Peel and you have concerns in any of the following areas: Suspension, Expulsion, School Reports, Parent Council, Learning Disabilities, Course Selection, University/College Selection, School Disciplinary Policy, Attending interviews/hearings.
The program aims to assist parents in:
Overcoming barriers that inhibit communication and becoming fully involved in the education of their children
Understanding their rights, accepting responsibilities, and building positive relationships with schools
Understanding the direct correlation between behaviors in the home and performance in school
Understanding school policies and disciplinary procedures
Becoming successful advocates for their children
Building a network of parents helping parents helping children.
The program also aims to assist school personnel in:
Understanding cultural nuances which impede positive communication with parents and students
Understanding and demonstrating cultural sensitivity when interacting with students
Adopting non-threatening and non-judgmental approaches in resolving problems
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
This is not a babysitting service
These programs assist students with understanding curriculum material; with the completion of their homework while providing an interesting and stimulating environment. After school programs include:
Crafts and Activities
WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP
Promotes self-esteem; decision making; coping strategies; parenting & life skills; custody & legal rights; group discussions; guest speakers. Provides free child care to participants.
A supplementary program of the Long Term Care Program, staffed by trained volunteers and/or Placement Students to provide service to shut-ins or temporarily immobile seniors.
Members of the general public and/or students from local schools/colleges are afforded the opportunity to do volunteer work with the agency. These people are crucial in enabling the agency to deliver the high level of service expected for the Programs/Services offered. Volunteers are able to upgrade their skill sets to enhance their employability, or gain experience in their area of study.
Opportunity offered to students from local high schools/colleges, to assist with the various services/programs offered by United Achievers Community Services. It enables students to gain valuable hands on experience to hone their skills and supplement their area of study.
Other services and programs offered as the need arises.
|*Mon-Thurs 9am -5pm
*Fri 9am - 5pm
|CMH0136||Victim Services of Peel||905-568-8800||Victim Services provides immediate crisis intervention and other related services to persons victimized by crime or tragic circumstance * programs include* Crisis Intervention / Short Term Counselling * provides crisis counselling to individuals, families, businesses and organizations * offers counselling by phone, in the workplace and at Victim Services' offices * attends at the scene with Peel Regional Police and other EMS * offers court support and transmission of court results to victims of crime * relays information from victims to the Office of the Crown Attorney * monitors bail hearings * advocates on behalf of victims to ensure that victim's rights are upheld and that the required steps are taken to ensure safety for the victim Supportlink offers enhanced protection, intensive safety planning and on-going counselling for people deemed at high risk of experiencing violence, usually by their estranged partner * offers 9-1-1 one-touch emergency cell phones to summon emergency support on a priority basis * assists women (who have been victimized by violence and who choose to leave their assailant) to establish violence-free lives for themselves and their children, by developing personal safety plans with them * monitors progress through frequent interventions that review personal goals and identify possible barriers to success * offers the development of a personal network of support services that work closely with individuals and families to meet the stated goals in their personal contracts * REACH (Resources, Advocacy, Community Help) * offers an information clearinghouse to provide individuals, groups and organizations about resources in the community * distributes REACH packages through the mail or in person at the office * SAFE (South Asian Family Enrichment) Program - provides culturally appropriate services through partnerships between coordinators and mentors who assist women, men and children to eliminate the violence within their families and restore safety to all individuals Diversification Through Volunteers - volunteer recruitment, training, recognition and retention programs facilitate the integration of volunteers into all aspects of the agency's client service and business operations* Victim Quick Response Program offers timely financial support to victims of the most violent crimes who have no other financial resources.||Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours||Add Record|