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|Record #||Organization / Program Name(s)||Address||Office Phone||Description||Hours||My List|
|CDR0081||Associated Youth Services of Peel||160 Traders Blvd E, Ste 100
Mississauga, ON L4Z 3K7
|Associated Youth Services of Peel (AYSP) is a charitable organization which strengthens the abilities of adults, children, youth and their families who are, or are at risk of, experiencing serious social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Staff and volunteers provide support, education, counseling or therapy in the home, at school or in the community.
AYSP initially contracted with the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services to provide a Phase I Young Offender Community Service Order (CSO) Program and a Volunteer Program in Peel. AYSP now provides programming for adults, children, youth and their families in partnership with other service providers in the areas of child welfare, children's mental health, education and justice to provide well-coordinated services to the community.
Programs & services offered include:
COMMUNITY-BASED OUTREACH PROGRAMS
Working Together with Families, 0-6 Program
Challenges: Child Management Program
Family Connections Program
Multi-systemic Therapy (MST) Program
Reaching Adolescents in Need (R.A.I.N.)
The Adolescent Team Program
Youth Beyond Barriers Program
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Program
Section 23 Classrooms
Reaching Adolescents in Need (R.A.I.N).
Parent Adolescent Counselling Program (PAC-P)
Youth Justice Committee (YJC)
Extrajudicial Sanctions Program (EJS - formerly the Alternative Measures Program)
Enhanced Extrajudicial Sanctions Program
Extrajudicial Measures Program
Community Service Order Program (CSO)
The Attendance Centre
Youth Mental Health Court Worker
AYSP's Volunteer Program works to support all services offered at AYSP. A volunteer brochure is available for those interested in more detail on these services.
|*Mon-Thur 9 am-5 pm
*Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
*Some evening & weekend groups available
|CDR0060||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel||71 West Dr, Unit 23
Brampton, ON L6T 5E2
|905-457-7288||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel provides mentoring programs to help promote the healthy development of children and youth (6-17yrs) in Peel Region.
Programs offered for children include:
* One-to-One Mentoring - matches a child 6 - 17 years of age (Little Brother/Little Sister) with a caring adult (Big Brother/Big Sister) over the age of 18. Matches are encouraged to plan fun and low cost activities 2 - 4 times per month for 1 year. Monthly agency sponsored recreational activities are provided. Unique opportunities to mentor a child together as a couple or as a female volunteer matched with a young boy are also available in our Couples for Kids Program and Big & Little Buddy Program.
* Group Mentoring - Five volunteers mentor ten children one weeknight from Sept-June in local schools throughout the Region. Outing costs are covered by the agency. Activities include floor hockey and sports, community tours, swimming and more.
* Big Bunch - A program designed for children on the waiting list. Activities are planned by the agency and volunteers sign up to bring children to at least one outing per month.
* In-School Mentoring offered in partnership with the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board this program matches elementary girls and boys with a caring adult mentor. Matches meet for one hour during school hours and on school property to share in fun activities.
* Teen Mentoring - This school based program matches elementary students with caring youth mentors ages 15 and up from a nearby participating secondary school. Matches meet at the same time each week in a supervised group setting.
* Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds - A school based mentoring program for girls in Grades 7 and 8. The program curriculum promotes active living, healthy eating and positive self esteem. Female mentors ages 18 - 25 years are trained to lead the fun and interactive sessions over 7 weeks.
*Game On! Eat Smart, Play Smart, Live Smart - A seven week school based mentoring program for boys ages 11 - 14. Explore pressing issues facing boys and young men through physical activity, healthy eating, self-esteem and communication skills. Male mentors are fully trained to lead sessions in participating schools.
* Conversation Club provides new Canadian youth (12 - 18) with opportunities to integrate into Canadian society, to practice English conversation skills and receive homework help from youth mentors (16 - 24). Offered in partnership with the Centre for Education and Training and funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
VOLUNTEER MENTOR ROLE Volunteers for most programs must commit to a minimum of one year or one school based year with the exception of Go Girls!, Game On! and Conversation Club.
|Flexible depending on program||Add Record|
|CDR0110||Canada World Youth, Toronto Office||317 Adelaide St W, Ste 404
Toronto, ON M5V 1P9
|416-596-9702||Canada World Youth designs and delivers international educational programs for youth (17-29yrs) with a focus on volunteer work and community development in a cross-cultural setting.
YOUTH IN ACTION
Since 1971, more than 22,000 youth have participated in Canada World Youth programs. As a team, youth live and work in communities in Canada and overseas, learning about local and international development and gaining essential job skills for the future.
CANADA AND THE WORLD
Working in partnership with local organizations, the majority of Canada World Youth programs have a phase in Canada and a phase in one of more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Central and Eastern Europe.
HANDS ON LEARNING
Canada World Youth is about learning by doing. Its non-formal educational model involves core elements such as the team approach, the counterpart relationship, host families and communities, and partner organizations.
More than 30 years of experience: Canada World Youth was founded by retired senator Jacques Hébert with the mission of increasing young people's ability to participate actively in the development of just, harmonious and sustainable societies.
|Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm||Add Record|
|MAL0121||Chinese Association of Mississauga||Golden Square Centre
1177 Central Pkwy W, Unit 16
Mississauga, ON L5C 4P3
|905-275-8558||Chinese Association * Community/Social Activities for seniors and members * Language Instruction For Newcomers To Canada (LINC) * ESL * Newcomers Settlement Services * Child care * Volunteer opportunities and training * Job search, Resume and Cover Letter Workshop * Computer Internet Service for settlement need * Housing and Referral Services * Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for low income families, seniors, and students * Assisting low-income families and seniors to apply for Ontario Works in Peel and Peel Access to Housing * Interpretive services * Commissioner for taking affidavits *||Office Hour
Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|MHL0138||CNIB, Halton/Peel Office||Sussex Centre
50 Burnhamthorpe Road W, Ste 421
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C2
|905-275-5332||CNIB provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. * services include: counselling and training * services for children and families * independent living skills * independent travel skills* computer training * consumer products * assistive technology * low vision services * accessible design services * accessible text services||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm by appointment only||Add Record|
|CMH1176||Distress 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|
|MAL0076||Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre||3650 Dixie Road, Suite 103
Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9
|905-629-1873||Multiservice organization offering a wide range of social and recreational services to meet the needs of the Dixie Bloor community and surrounding areas offering Settlement Services for new immigrants in 19 languages, including American Sign Language, Disability issues, Family Reunification, Commission of Oath,* Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) and bridge to work co-op , newcomert * Employment Programs and job search workshops, counselling , mentoring and job development, l *Employment Resource Rooms, offered at 3415 Dixie Rd, Ste 402 * Mississauga * 905-206-0755 *Family Programs (including programs for children, youth & seniors), Kids day camps, volunteer programs . caregiver information and education call Wendy 905-276-6392 *||Office Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm||Add Record|
|CDR0156||Kids Inc||Croatian Cultural Centre
9118 Winston Churchill Blvd
Norval L0P 1K0
|519-855-6074||Summer recreational day camp located in a 55-acre private park, offering sports, recreational and creative activities; private swimming lessons; bus service to camp; extended hours care package; Community Service hours available for high school students.
Community Living Mississauga provides support to individuals who have an intellectual disability to ensure their quality of life in the community is meaningfully improved. One on one support workers can be provided to help all children have fun and be successful at camp.
Mini Camp: 4-5yrs
General Camp: 6-12yrs
Leadership Camp: 13-14yrs
|Camp 7:30 am-6 pm||Add Record|
|CMH0197||Knights Table||287 Glidden Rd, Unit 4
Brampton, ON L6W 1H9
|905-454-8725||The Knight's Table provides meals and food services to the needy and those affected by poverty in the Peel Region
First Bite Program - provides clients with a nutritious breakfast free of charge * Mon-Sun 8 am-10 am
Cecil's Kitchen - helps anyone who needs a warm meal during the day * Mon-Fri 12 noon-6 pm * weekends & holidays 12 noon-4 pm
Our Pantry - provides emergency food supplies to vulnerable families in the community * on registration, eligible families can take a weekly food bank supply * Wed-Fri 12 noon-3 pm * closed on weekends
Good Neighbour Program - surplus bread and baked goods (donated by local grocery stores) are delivered on site * any family may take these items home, free of charge * Mon-Fri 8 am-10 am; 12 noon-6 pm * weekends & holidays 8 am-10 am; 12 noon-4 pm
Kids Just Want To Have Fun (KJW2HF) - seasonal kids camps (March Break and summer) for deserving children who are looking for fun, friends, and exciting experiences * call for registration information
Holiday Hampers - provides holiday hampers to needy families (food, toys and clothing that have been generously donated over the year)
|Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm; weekends & holidays 8 am-4 pm||Add Record|
|CDR0244||Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee of Mississauga||905-896-5071||Forum to meet new people, learn about and discuss issues affecting youth, and find out about opportunities to make a difference in the community. MYAC members also volunteer at numerous events within the city and organize events geared to youth in Mississauga, such as Youth Week.||Add Record|
|CDR0245||Mayors Youth Team||905-874-2628||Mayor's Youth Team's purpose is to liaise between Brampton youth and the Mayor and City Council, and to help make Brampton a better place for youth to live in. Meets on an irregular basis.||Add Record|
|CMH0018||National Eating Disorder Information Centre||John David Eaton
200 Elizabeth St, ES 7-421
Toronto, ON M5G 2C4
|416-340-4156||Provides information and resources on eating disorders and weight preoccupation.
Services offered include:
Literature on eating disorders (pamphlets, manuals, newsletters)
Nation-wide listing of treatment services and resources
Information on support groups for living with and affected by eating disorders
Lectures and workshops for schools, community groups, professionals, etc
Prevention and awareness campaigns
Training in volunteer work and support services
Also check www.realme.ca - NEDIC's interactive online program for girls on body-image & self-esteem.
|Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm||Add Record|
|CDR0222||Nexus Youth Services, Nexus Youth Centre||Central Mississauga Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road W
Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y3
|905-566-1883||Located in the Central Mississauga Library, the Nexus Youth Centre (NYC) is a place where young people can get information on community resources, take part in a variety of drop in recreational activities, or receive counselling and one-to-one support on a number of issues. NYC also provides services and programs including: internet access; resume/job search assistance; recreational activities (pool, jitz, dominoes); social support and skill development groups, and volunteer opportunities.
NYC runs many group programs including Life Skills, Girls Night Out, Exercise Program, Retail Training, Change of Perspective, Knowledgeable Films and Urban Readings
|*Mon-Thurs 10 am-9 pm
*Fri 10am-6 pm
|CDR0172||Our Place (Peel), Our Place Peel Emergency Youth Shelter, Our Place Peel - Transitional Program||3579 Dixie Rd
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2B3
|*Administration 905 614-1215
*Emergency Youth Shelter 905-238-1383
|14-bed emergency youth shelter provides crisis counseling and referral services within a supportive environment for young people (16-21yrs). The shelter, located in Mississauga, offers assistance by trained staff (Mon-Sun 24 hours).
The average length of stay is three weeks.
The goals of Our Place II are:
* To provide safe shelter and crisis counseling to homeless youth within their community, enabling them to remain close to family, friends, school and employment contacts.
* To facilitate family reconciliation, if feasible.
* To make referrals to ongoing clinical support and necessary counseling.
* To help youth take responsibility for themselves, their actions, behavior and future within a supportive environment.
Provides access to a RESOURCE ROOM offering: Computer and Internet Access; Job Search Support; Job Skills Training and Development; Educational and Future Planning.
The transitional program is located on the lower
level of the Our Place Peel facility at 3579 Dixie Road
• Youth ages 16-21 are eligible to participate in the
• In order to participate in the Transitional Program, youth
must first be referred into the Our Place Peel Emergency
Youth Shelter. Youth within the Emergency Youth Shelter
may then be nominated to the Transitional Program.
• Youth are able to stay in the Transitional Program for up
to 3 months.
• Youth within the Transitional Program participate in
a comprehensive case management program, with
mandatory programs to assist them in developing all
aspects of their life.
• Youth within the Transitional Program may be asked to
pay rent based upon their income.
• There are 6 beds in the Transitional Program. Youth within
the program share a room with one other resident.
• The Transitional Program is a co-operative living
environment and all residents within the program will
participate in various chores.
• The Transitional Program is a zero
|* Office Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
* Youth shelter Mon -Sun 24 hours
Transitional Hours Mon - Fri 9am to 4pm
|BRA0175||Peel HIV / AIDS Network||160 Traders Blvd, Unit 1
Mississauga, ON L4Z 3K7
|905-361-0523||Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) is committed to serving diverse people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, and to limiting the spread of the virus through support, education, advocacy and volunteerism * provides community education * speakers bureau by people infected with/affected by HIV/AIDS * resource centre * health promotion information for people living with HIV/AIDS * targeted prevention education in the community * one to one counselling and support * peer support * financial assistance * groups for those infected with/affected by HIV/AIDS, their caregivers and bereaved * street outreach for drug users * community referrals for legal, financial, medical and other services * serves as a fixed site for Peel Works Needle Exchange program||Mon-Fri 9am-5pm||Add Record|
|CDR0069||Port Credit Community Church||4 Mississauga Rd N
Mississauga, ON L5H 2H4
|905-274-6564||A non-profit, faith-based facility that provides the following programs (secular and faith based curriculum vary by program):
Trained facilitators guide kids through divorce, separation and loss.
(Mon 7 pm - 8:30 pm)
W.E. CARE LUNCH
Lunch time for those in need.
(Tues 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Support group celebrating and connecting mother of preschoolers.
(Wed 9:15 am-11 am; child programming provided)
Activities, events, friendships and guidance.
(Tue. Sr. High 7 pm-9 pm & Thur. Jr. High - 7 pm-9 pm)
COMMUNITY COFFEE TIME
Coffee and conversation for those in need
(Thu 9:30 am-11:30 am)
GOOD SENSE BUDGET COURSE
Learn the principals of financial responsibility
(Weekend workshops; dates vary)
Other services include on-site internet access (for resource database search), information wall, referral, volunteer recruitment, Community Cupboard (food collection in support of local food bank).
|Tues -Fri 9 am-4 pm||Add Record|
|MAL0058||Punjabi Community Health Services||11730 Airport Rd
Brampton, ON L6R 0C7
|905-790-0808 Brampton office
905.677-0889 Malton office
|PCHS is a Health and Social Service not-for-profit and charitable agency which provides a variety of services for the South Asian community including: addiction * mental health * seniors and high risk seniors services * health promotion * domestic violence * women's and men's group programs * group programs for youth and children * parenting programs * In total it provides 24 programs.
PCHS has a partnership with William Osler Hospital to run Diabetes Management educational program at 2980 Drew Road, Unit # 241, Malton.
PCHS also runs other health promotion programs - heart disease * diabetes education * tobacco prevention * Hep C * Stroke * HIV/AIDS * Cancer * Kidney disease * Healthy Eating and lifestyles programs.
PCHS is organizing a five year community development project in Malton called "Malton Community Building Project".
PCHS also provides SAHARA food bank * services for abused women * translation services * media outreach * resource development * and diversity training.
If you would like to volunteer at PCHS or you are a student requesting a student placement, please contact us at 905.790.0808.
PCHS every year undertakes a research study. If you would like to participate, please contact us for your interest in topics.
PCHS has two offices located in Brampton and Malton.
Brampton Office: 905.790.0808
Malton Office - 905.677.0889
Every Monday of the week 6 PM to 8 PM at 2980 Drew Road, Unit # 241, Malton
2nd Saturday of every month at 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM at 11730 Airport Rd, Brampton
Last Sunday of every month from 1 to 4 PM at 2980 Drew Road, Unit # 241, Malton
Every Saturday, 9:30am to 12"30 pm, 135 McLaughlin Road South, Brampton
Senior's programs are run in Brampton, Malton and Mississauga. Please call 905.790.0808 or 905.677.0889 for more information.
|CDR0203||Rapport Youth & Family Services||155 Clark Blvd, Unit 11
Brampton, ON L6T 4G6
|905-455-4100||Aims to strengthen the social and emotional well-being of youth and families through counseling and related support services.
* Youth Counseling Program (12-20yrs) confidential, individual counseling; family counseling when requested. A quick response to referrals; client-centered, strength based, brief counseling; group services.
* Counseling Program for Families at Risk Rapport provides office, school or community visits; confidential counseling; counseling for the parent(s) and adolescent; a quick response to referrals; day or evening appointments; group services
* Eclypse Youth Centre(s), Bramalea and Central Brampton
60 West Dr, Unit 101
Brampton (Centre for Families)
A multi-service youth drop-in program for youth (12-24yrs) living in Brampton. (A number of local agencies collaborate in service provision in the centres). The Navigation Series covers topics including: legal, employment, education, housing and healthy living.
* Youth Arts Against Violence (YAAV) Provides an opportunity for young people to use artistic expression as a way to constructively deal with issues of violence in their lives and in the community. Modern Batik art, photography, Photoshop, music production.
|Varies with program:
*Counselling services Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm * Fri 9am- 4:30pm
*Youth drop-in services, Bramalea 1:00pm - 8:00 pm Mon-Fri.
*Youth drop-in services, Central Brampton 3:30 pm to 7:00pm Tues-Fri
|CMH0126||Salvation Army, Mississauga Community & Family Services||3167 Cawthra Rd
Mississauga, ON L5A 2X4
|905-279-3941||Provides services such as emergency shelter, food, clothing, and counselling to people in need; as well as church programs for all ages * offers women's support groups * moms and tot's summer camp * summer camps for children and youth * anger management for men and women * immigrant and refugee services * Speaking Canadian - English conversation classes * confidential couple, family and individual counselling * Client Trusteeship Program to assist those in the community who have difficulty ensuring that their rent and other bills are paid*. Christmas Assistance Program available to single persons and families.* Volunteer opportunities also available. Offered at; * 3167 Cawthra Rd * Mississauga * 905-279-3941||Office Mon-Tue 9 am-12 noon; 1 pm-3:30 pm; Wed 9 am-12 noon; 1 pm-6:30 pm; Thu 1 pm-3:30 pm; Fri 9 am-12 noon||Add Record|
|CDR0219||Scouts Canada, Central Escarpment Council||10 Kodiak Crescent, Suite 120
Toronto, ON M3J 3G5
|416-490-6364||Provides opportunities and guidance for youth and young adults in their mental, physical, social and spiritual development.
Groups include: * Beavers (5-7yrs) * Cubs(8-10yrs) * Scouts(11-13yrs) * Venturers(14-17yrs) * Rovers(18-25yrs)
Peel Region groups include:
YELLOW BRIAR (Bramalea, Caledon, Bolton): Area Commissioner; firstname.lastname@example.org
CREDIT HILLS - (Brampton) Area Commissioner; email@example.com
MISSISSAUGA: Area Commissioner; firstname.lastname@example.org
Also operates 2 stores selling uniforms, badges, and other related items at the following locations:
MISSISSAUGA SCOUT SHOP
13-4665 Central Parkway E, Mississauga, ON L4Z 2V5
South east corner of Central Parkway East and Eglinton Ave.
Located in the plaza behind the Shell Gas Station
One block west of Highway 403
165 Randall St, Oakville
Between QEW & Lakeshore Rd; W of Trafalgar Rd
Area Support Manager is responsible for Brampton, Caledon is Justin Way - email@example.com; and for Mississauga is Ed Balyk, firstname.lastname@example.org
|CAL0005||Scouts Canada, Central Escarpment Council, Yellow Briar Area||Aim is to help youth develop their character as resourceful and responsible members of the community by providing opportunities and guidance for their mental, physical, social and spiritual development.
|CAL0230||Scouts Canada, Central Escarpment Council, Yellow Briar Area, 1st Bolton||Aim is to help youth develop their character as resourceful and responsible members of the community by providing opportunities and guidance for their mental, physical and spiritual development.||Add Record|
|CDR0072||Silent Voice Canada Inc||50 St. Clair Ave E, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
|416-463-1104||Silent Voice Canada is a not-for-profit organization providing services to deaf children, adults and families in ASL (American Sign Language). Services & Programs offered include:
* Special assistance A Deaf community worker is available for special assistance to deaf adults at the office (Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm) * Services provided include filling out English forms, making voice telephone calls or making community referrals
* The Family Communication Program (FCP) for families with a deaf family member. Silent Voice matches families with a deaf native signer who goes to the family's home to introduce the family to sign language and Deaf culture * Tax Clinic in cooperation with the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants, offers a tax clinic where deaf people receive help with their annual Revenue Canada tax return * The Saturday Program is an extension of SLSP throughout the school year at a local Community Centre * structured for children (5-12yrs) with all signing abilities.
* Sign Language Summer Program (SLSP) a summer day camp in American Sign Language for deaf children and hearing children who have deaf parents, sisters or brothers and is structured for children (6-14yrs) with all signing abilities * The Youth Program
an ongoing program to Deaf Youth (13yrs & over)
|Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm||Add Record|
|CWL0262||Spectra Community Support Services||905-459-8439
||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
|CMH0199||Ste Louise Outreach Centre of Peel||32 Haggert Ave N
Brampton, ON L6X 1Y3
|905-454-2144||Food bank which provides various services for people in crisis * provides food (perishable & non-perishables) * drinks (juice, pop, water) * toiletries & cleaning products * baby food & diapers * toys & various baby things * clothing * household items * furniture * Dental services for OW and ODSP Clients. All free of charge.
individuals completing their Community Hours from the Elizabeth Fry Society * accepts students who are required to do community hours for school credits * YPI Participants
*no appointment required but must arrive within the 1st hour of operation
* non-denominational Registered charity organization staffed by volunteers *
Member of both the Brampton Board of Trade and the Business and Professional Womens Club of Brampton.
|Tue, & Thur 10 am-1 pm; Sat 10:30 am- 2:30 pm
FOR AN APPOINTMENT > MUST ARRIVE WITHIN 1st HOUR OF OPERATION.
|CDR0117||The Dam||ReMax Building
6850 Millcreek Dr, Suite 109
Mississauga, ON L5N 4J9
|905-826-6558||The Dam is a community program for youth (13-19yrs). All teens are welcome, free of charge, to come to the drop-in and participate in the programs, regardless of race, creed or colour. The drop-in provides a positive, healthy, encouraging and neutral turf environment that is drug-free and alcohol-free.
The Dam is a safe place where youth can hang out. The drop-in is named 'The Dam', because it is the hope that the drop-in is a dam that stops the flow of teens from becoming homeless street kids in the downtown core of Toronto. It is the goal to be the friends of youth and a resource to help them stay at home, in school and in the community.
Offers a safe, fun place where youth can hang-out and get help when they need it. Provides a positive, healthy, encouraging environment for youth by offering free programs welcoming all regardless of race, colour, and creed and developing long-term, caring, consistent, one on one relationships.
YOUNG MOMS' PROGRAM
Support program which gives young mothers a chance to set and attain goals, care for their children and care for themselves, while being integrated into a caring community. This is accomplished by being a strong support for young mothers and by providing positive relationship building with staff, volunteers and young mothers.
Individual counseling for young women to talk with a staff member confidentially about any issue or concern
Assist with housing and job searching
Referrals to other help agencies
Volunteer opportunities available.
|Office Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5 pm
The DFA (DAM Film Association) 7:30 pm-10pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5 pm
Discussion Forum 4:30 pm-6 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
Dinner Program 5:30 pm-7 pm
Evening Drop-in 7 pm-9 pm
Young Mom's Dinner Group 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
Evening Drop-in 7:oopm to 9:00pm Fri S
After School Drop-in 3 pm-5:00 pm
|CDR0126||The Duke of Edinburghs Award, Ontario Office||416-203-2282||Achievement award for young Canadians. Offers opportunities to broaden their interests and experience under adult guidance and assessment through participation in a program of practical, cultural and adventurous activities chosen to suit individuals aptitudes and related to local needs and conditions.
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award fosters self-discipline, enterprise and perseverance in all young people, including young offenders, aboriginal youth, special needs youth. The Award involves comprehensive individual development, self-training and personal achievement, and is based upon individual effort and improvement, taking into account the initial capabilities of the participant.
The Awards mandate is to ensure that all young people, especially Inner-City youth, youth with challenges, rural and northern youth, aboriginal youth and young offenders are provided with the opportunity to participate in the program.
Please see website for further details
|Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm||Add Record|
|CDR0236||UNICEF Canada||Canada Square
2200 Yonge St, Ste 1100
Toronto, ON M4S 2C6
|1-800-567-4483||UNICEF works for and with children in 156 countries and territories, advocating for children's rights, ensuring their basic needs are met and enabling them to reach their full potential.
UNICEF's programming priorities include immunization, girls' education, HIV and AIDS, child protection and early childhood development.
UNICEF is also present whenever emergencies strike, working to ensure the well-being and development of children.
Operates various programs including sales of UNICEF greeting cards, the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign, the Education for Development program and public education.
|Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm||Add Record|
|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
|BRA1356||Visual Arts Brampton||Bartley Square Mall
1 Bartley Bull Pkwy, Suite 10
Brampton, ON L6W 3T7
|905-453-9142||Organization which promotes the visual arts:
* activities include various studio sessions, workshops and monthly art exhibits by local artists
* studio space available for drawing, painting, printmaking and computer art
* gallery spaces include Artway and Artway Invitational (for adult art)
* volunteers welcome
|*Adults Mon,Wed-Fri 10 am-2 pm, Thu 7-9
*Open studio times Mon, Thu & Fri
*Youth Sat: 6-8yrs 9:30 am-11 am; 11:30 am-1 pm
*9-12yrs 9:30 am-11:30 am; 3:15 pm-5:15 pm
*Teens 1 pm-3 pm
|CDR0367||Volunteer MBC, Youth Volunteer Program||Community Door Brampton
7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 601
Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3
|905-238-2622||Volunteer MBC is a volunteer centre that has been created to foster and develop volunteerism in the Region of Peel, serving the cities of Mississauga and Brampton, and the Town of Caledon, by raising awareness of the power of service.
ChangeTheWorld is a program to encourage and increase youth volunteerism and to encourage and foster a lifelong commitment to volunteerism.
Through various community activities and events, ChangeTheWorld encourages youth to get involved by volunteering, and to be a force for change and for good in their community.
Volunteer MBC promotes and supports volunteerism in an effort to connect all people - youth, seniors, newcomers, corporate groups and others - to meaningful volunteer opportunities.
|Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm||Add Record|
|CDR0294||Volunteering Peel||2522 Willowburne Drive
Mississauga, ON L5M 5E9
|905-238-2622 ext. 27||Volunteering Peel is a student-run organization that works with non-profit and charitable organizations to provide volunteers at their events. We facilitate volunteer opportunities for students by initiating contact with event organizers, organizing the logistics of events, and helping youth work towards completing their 40 hours of community service. Our organization is based in Mississauga, Ontario, and we serve youth aged 12-20 across the Region of Peel.||Add Record|
|BRA1344||YMCA of Greater Toronto, Brampton||20 Union St
Brampton, ON L6V 1R2
|(905) 451-9622||Provides a variety of programs for all ages * fitness classes for all ages * educational & social programs * preschool programs * aquatic programs * employment centre * climbing wall * pool * gym * child care for members * volunteer opportunities available||Monday to Friday – 5:45 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Statutory Holidays – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Christmas and New Year's Eve – 5:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.