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Distress Centre, North Halton

 BRA1177Distress Centre, North Halton   905-877-0655 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 Add Record Add Record

Kids Help Phone

 CDR0075Kids Help Phone   National Office 416-586-5437 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. Phone Counselling: Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Live Chat Counselling: Wed-Sun, 6pm-12am EST
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Spectra Community Support Services

 CMH1176Spectra Community Support Services   289.569.1200 Distress Line: 
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 Add Record Add Record

Spectra Community Support Services

 CWL0262Spectra Community Support Services 7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 402 (2nd floor) 
Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3
289-569-1200 Spectra Helpline provides inbound and outbound telephone support that is free, caring, confidential, non-judgemental and provided in 8 languages, for the diverse population of the Region of Peel. 
Programs & Services: 
1) 24/7 Helpline (English):  
Spectra Helpline provides confidential distress/crisis/suicide and emotional support to anyone who needs a caring, compassionate and non-judgemental listening ear. Our English Helplines are open 24 hours of the day, 7 days of the week, and 365 days of the year. We are here to listen. No judgement. No attitude. Just someone who cares 
Helpline Brampton & Mississauga: 905-459-7777 
Helpline Caledon: 1-877-298-5444 
TTY: 905-278-4890 
2) Multilingual Distress Lines: 
In order to respond to the growing needs of the diverse community in the Region of Peel, Spectra Helpline has expanded its programs and services to include Helpline, crisis/suicide intervention support, and outbound check-in calls in various languages in addition to English. We provide services in the following languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu. (Same numbers as above) 
3) Peel Elder Abuse Support Program:  
The Peel Elder Abuse Support Program is a partnership with Spectra Helpline and Family Services of Peel. The program provides access 24/7 to seniors or anyone in the community experiencing elder abuse, and/or who know someone that is being mistreated. Specifically, the program provides a dedicated telephone line, education, supports and services to individuals seeking help and information regarding elder abuse. Where appropriate, referrals are made to the Family Services of Peel where a trained social worker will reach out and provide on-going and in-person support to seniors who are having difficulty. (Same numbers as above) 
4) TeleCheck Seniors Program:  
For individuals 55+, offered in English Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu. Ongoing telephone support for isolated seniors. Our regular calls provide more than the opportunity for medication reminders, safety check-ins and referrals to services and programs in the community. We also focus on offering clients a chance to be heard by volunteers who provide emotional support, companionship and a sense of community. We are able to be there for them when they most need us. For more information and/or to register call 289-569-1201 
5) Touching Base Program (16+):  
Whether you are dealing with a mental health issue, preventing or de-escalating a crisis situation, or relieving loneliness and isolation, we are here to support you. Touching Base is a transitional support program for individuals 16+. Our program is available for 3 to 6 months during client transitions, (e.g. hospital to home). We provide medication reminders, safety checks, and social calls. We work together to reduce feelings of isolation, provide positive coping skills and encourage recovery. For more information and/or to register call 289-569-1302
Business Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 
Helplines (English): Daily 24 hours 
Multilingual Helplines: Mon-Fri 10am-10pm 
Peel Elder Abuse Support Program: Daily 24 hours 
TeleCheck Seniors program: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 
Touching Base Program (16+): Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 
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Map RecordYouth Without Shelter

Map RecordCDR0240Youth 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.
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