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| ||BRA1177||Distress Centre, North Halton
||Distress line service * offers confidential listening * telephone befriending * information and referral to other community services * suicide prevention * crisis intervention * public education
||Phone service Mon-Sun 7 am-11 pm
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| ||CMH1176||Distress Centre Peel
Offers 24/7 telephone support, crisis intervention, suicide intervention and referrals to the community. Trained volunteers answer the line and provide listening, emotional support and empathy. Public education.
Peel Elder Abuse Support Program:
Offers telephone support to older adults or those out in the community who may be experiencing or suspect abuse. The service is provided 7 days a week from 12noon- 8:00pm by specially trained senior volunteers.
The program also has a Program Facilitator that specializes in providing individualized support to those experiencing abuse.
Public education and elder abuse awareness.
|Distress Line Mon-Sun 24 hours; Peel Elder Abuse Support Program Mon-Sun 12 noon-8 pm
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| ||CDR0075||Kids Help Phone
||*National Office 416-586-5437
*Toronto Chapter 416-581-8969
|Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only phone and on-line counselling service for youth. It’s free, anonymous and confidential. Professional counsellors are available any time of the day or night, 365 days a year, to help young people deal with concerns large or small. As a national community-based charity, Kids Help Phone relies on individual and corporate donations to fund these vital services.
|Mon-Sun 24 hours
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| ||CWL0262||Spectra Community Support Services
||Provides caring, confidential, non-judgemental support services in several languages for the diverse population of the region
English Distress Lines: 24/7
Multilingual Distress Lines: Mon-Fri 10 am-10 pm, offered in Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese and Mandarin
For individuals over 18 years going through a difficult situation or in need of listening support and/or experiencing mental or physical health issues, social isolation, loss of someone, relationship problems, stress, crisis, or abuse or just having difficulties coping in life
Brampton/Mississauga 905-459-7777; Caledon 905-584-7770
TeleCheck Seniors Program - For individuals over the age of 55, offered in English, French, Punjabi Hindi, Urdu, Spanish and Portuguese
The program involves daily or regular phone calls to elderly people who may live alone or with their families/caregivers * Medication reminders, A safety check-in and a re-assurance call to ensure that the person is not in need of any assistance * Emotional and listening support, information on upcoming social events, and connection with other community resources
* Support to family members and caregivers by providing relief to those who have elderly people in their care.
Call TeleCheck Program - 416-646-8450
Peel Postpartum Family Support Line - A collaborative program offered in partnership with Peel Postpartum Mood Disorder Program, Region of Peel, which provides support to mothers and families having a baby in different langauges - English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and Cantonese.Trained staff and volunteers provide caring, listening, emotional, crisis and mental health support to women and their families during these prenatal and postpartum period
Brampton/Mississauga : 905-459-8441; Caledon: 289-298-5468
Reassurance Program - For individuals between the ages of 18 and 55 years
The program involves calling out to the clients to provide them with listening and emotional support * remind them about their medication * direct them to other helpful community resources and information * inform them about upcoming community and social events in Peel Region * provide crisis and suicide intervention support
The main focus is on client needs and their comfort level in terms of speaking to someone of a particular gender, ethnicity, language group, and/or days and times of the week
Please call 905-459-8439 ext. 5 to register for this free program
|Business Office Hours: 9am-5pm
Distress Lines (English) 24 hours, all days of the week, all year round
Distress Lines (Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and Cantonese) Mon-Fri - 10 am-10 pm
Peel Postpartum Family Support Line: Mon-Fri 10 am-10 pm
TeleCheck Seniors program: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Reassurance Program: Mon-Fri 10 am-10 pm
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|CDR0240||Youth Without Shelter
||6 Warrendale Crt
Etobicoke, ON M9V 1P9
||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
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