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|Record #||Organization / Program Name(s)||Address||Office Phone||Description||Hours||My List|
|BRA1177||Distress 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|
|CDR0075||Kids 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: Thu-Sun, 6pm-12am EST
|CMH1176||Spectra 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|
|CWL0262||Spectra Community Support Services||7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 402 (2nd floor)
Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3
||Provides inbound and outbound telephone support that is free, caring, confidential, non-judgemental and in several languages, for the diverse population of the region.
1) English Distress Lines: 24/7 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
Distress Line (Brampton): 905.459.7777
Distress Line (Caledon): 1.800.363.0971
Distress Line (Mississauga): 905.278.7208
2) Multilingual Distress Lines: Mon-Fri 10 am-10 pm.
Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Portuguese, Spanish: 905.459.7777
Cantonese and Mandarin: 416.920.0497
3) TeleCheck Seniors Program - For individuals over the age of 55, offered in English, French, Punjabi Hindi, Urdu, Spanish and Portuguese
Call TeleCheck Program to register - 416-646-8450
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.
4) 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
5) Touching Base - For individuals between the ages of 16 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
6) Elder Abuse Support Line: The Elder Abuse Support Line is a collaboration between Spectra and Family Services of Peel. This joint partnership provides a dedicated telephone line, education, supports and services to individuals seeking help and information regarding elder abuse. 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.
Brampton and Mississauga: 905-278-3141
|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
|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|