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 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
 CMH1176Distress Centre Peel   905-278-7055 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
 CDR0075Kids 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 Add Record Add Record
 CWL0262Spectra Community Support Services 7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 402 (2nd floor) 
Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3
905-459-8439 
Provides inbound and outbound telephone support that is free, caring, confidential, non-judgemental and in several languages, for the diverse population of the region. 
 
Programs: 
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 
Caledon: 905-584-7770
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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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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