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|Record #||Organization / Program Name(s)||Address||Office Phone||Description||Hours||My List|
|CWL1021||Catholic Family Services, Peel-Dufferin, Brampton Office||William G Davis Centre for Families
60 West Dr, Suite 201
Brampton, ON L6T 3T6
|Intake for Peel, Orangeville, Bolton: 905-450-1608||Multi-service counselling agency providing services in the Region of Peel.
Agency services are available to individuals who are struggling with problems such as depression, anxiety, grief and other life stressors; families who are experiencing marital difficulties, parent-child conflict, developmental transitions and cultural adjustments
A counselling services are available in many different languages .
Support groups, individual counselling, couple and family work are available for adults who have experienced trauma through childhood abuse
Catholic Family Services is also a training facility offering Master level students in counselling programs, post Master's level graduates and foreign trained professionals the opportunity for field placements and clinical experience through our Practicum Training Program in Couple & Family Therapy.
|*Mon-Thu 8:30 am-9 pm
*Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Walk-in counselling services Thu 12:30 pm-7:30 pm, PAR Walk-In Mon 9:00-7:30
|CMH0140||Catholic Family Services of Peel Dufferin, Mississauga Office||The Emerald Business Centre
10 Kingsbridge Garden Cir, Ste 400
Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6
|905-897-1644||Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin (CFSPD) is a multi-service counselling agency offering:
* counselling services to families experiencing woman abuse
* support groups for women who have been assaulted by their partners
* specialized programs offered through the HEAL Network for children and adolescents exposed to woman abuse
* individual, couple and family programs
* programs for adults who have experienced childhood abuse * partner abuse programs
* workshops and groups for adolescents
* public education and outreach workshops for parents
Walk-in Counselling Clinic - for individuals, couples and families of all cultures and faiths * child-minding in Brampton and Mississauga * language specific services (call ahead for languages offered at each location) * Partner Assault Response (PAR) program – offered in Peel Region & Dufferin County * Peel Region - offers three multicultural groups and one culturally informed group serving men from the South Asian diaspora who are comfortable using Punjabi, Hindi or Urdu * multicultural group is offered in Dufferin County
Operates as a training facility offering master level students, in counselling programs, the opportunity for field placements and clinical experience * foreign trained counselling professionals seeking Canadian experience * post graduate counselors seeking AAMFT accreditation through the Practicum Training Program in Couple and Family Therapy
For more information about specific programs, see separate entries
Catholic Family Services Peel-Dufferin is an accredited organization with Family Services Ontario and a member agency of Catholic Charities
* Mon-Thur 8:30 - 9:00 p.m.
* Fri 8:30 - 4:30 p.m.
* Mississauga Walk-in Counselling Clinic, Tuesdays, 12:30 - 7:30 p.m.
|CDR0050||Justice for Children and Youth||415 Yonge St, Suite 1203
Toronto, ON M5B 2E7
|416-920-1633||Legal clinic that represents and advocates for youth (under 18yrs) on matters such as: welfare, education, children's aid, getting off the street, family or criminal law.
Advises and represents youth who want into or out of children's aid care. Answers questions or concerns about their placement or program while in care.
CONSENT TO TREATMENT
Gives legal advice to young persons and care providers regarding the right to consent to and refuse treatment; assists young people who are having trouble getting OHIP.
Advocates for youth who are in jail at youth centres or in detention.
CUSTODY AND ACCESS
Represents children and youth who are not living with a parent and are seeking access to siblings only. The Office of the Children's Lawyer represents children and youth in custody and access disputes. They are appointed by the court and the parents' lawyers can request this appointment.
Helps young people who are not living with a parent get enrolled in school; helps children and parents obtain appropriate special education placements by giving legal advice relating to the various processes under the Education Act; provides summary advice to parents throughout Ontario and will consult with other lawyers and clinics to assist them in representing clients outside the Toronto area; represents low-income children and youth who have been suspended or excluded from school or who face expulsion from a school board; gives advice about truancy and about information, records and privacy issues.
DOES NOT practice immigration or refugee law. However will assist children and youth obtain OHIP or school enrolment when their immigration status is an issue; and will assist other lawyers and clinics with this area of law as it relates to the Charter and to international human rights instruments.
Provides summary advice and representation, when necessary, for young people who have left or are considering leaving their parents' home (issues often involve child welfare, support, family and social assistance law); assists in the recovery of personal possessions being withheld by a parent when a young person leaves home.
MENTAL HEALTH LAW
Acts for youth who are locked in mental health facilities (secure treatment/psychiatric wards) or who are in a facility for mental health reasons.
Represents youth (16-17yrs) who are trying to get general welfare assistance or who have been cut off; gives summary advice to persons seeking the foster parent benefit and to young parents applying for family benefits.
Provides summary advice to young persons and assistance to legal counsel where youth are seeking financial support from their parents (the youth should be able to obtain a legal aid certificate). In this area, assists youth living independently - but NOT youth living with a parent.
Tries to challenge laws that discriminate against children or youth, or laws which fail to take into account the best interests or wishes of children and youth, from the perspective of the young person; will also represent children and youth in cases which involve the interpretation of legislation pertaining to them such as the Child and Family Services Act or the Young Offenders Act.
VICTIMS OF CRIME
Represents young persons who wish to protect the privacy of personal records (e.g. CAS files, school records, medical records, etc.) in criminal proceedings (defence lawyers may try to use these records to undermine the testimony of victims of crime in the trial against the accused); helps young people make claims before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. (DOES NOT assist with personal injury claims in civil courts).
Helps young people in trouble with the law by giving them information about the legal system and their rights; helps them find lawyers and refers them to other resource; represents youth who are charged in incidents in schools, group homes and jail; represents youth with learning or other difficulties; may do appeals depending on the issues; does reviews of dispositions to help a youth get into open custody or on probation; will do bail hearings and general advocacy for youth without lawyers.
|Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm (phones on voice mail 12 - 1 p.m.)||Add Record|
|BRA1001||Peel Regional Police||7750 Hurontario St
Brampton, ON L6V 3W6
|905-453-3311||Regional police service (operates out of five divisions) * operates programs for crime prevention * drug control * traffic management * crimes against property * operates community police stations * Peel Children's Safety Village (see separate records) * Explosives Disposal Unit * Diversity Relations - formerly race and ethnic relations * marine unit * criminal investigation bureau * intelligence services * homicide and missing persons bureau * canine unit * morality bureau * auto theft bureau * fraud bureau * youth crime * family violence and elder abuse *central robbery bureau * youth education * Special Victims Unit (SVU) - formerly Child Abuse and Sexual Assault (CASA)||Mon-Sun 24 hours||Add Record|
|BRA2441||Peel Regional Police, 11 Division||3030 Erin Mills Pkwy
Mississauga, ON L5L 1A1
|905-453-3311 ext 1100||11 Division is a full service operational police division working out of the Uniform branch, Criminal Investigation Bureau and Community Liaison office * traffic management * Community Liaison Officer - available to talk to groups and to all ages on various issues, including crime prevention topics * works with local youth groups and organizations to increase a positive police presence in the community * Neighbourhood Policing Unit - works with area high schools to maintain a presence with the youth population * works directly with teachers and parents to ensure youth are on the right path to a great future * criminal investigations (specialized units include the Break and Enter Unit, the Auto Theft Unit and Missing Persons)||Mon-Sun 24 hours||Add Record|
|BRA2442||Peel Regional Police, 12 Division||4600 Dixie Rd
Mississauga, ON L4W 2R1
|905-453-3311 ext 1200||12 Division is a full service operational police division which consists of the Uniform branch, Criminal Investigation Bureau and Community Liaison office * traffic management * Community Liaison Officer - available to talk to groups and to all ages on various issues, including crime prevention topics * works with local youth groups and organizations to increase a positive police presence in the community * Neighbourhood Policing Unit - works with area high schools to maintain a presence with the youth population * works directly with teachers and parents to ensure youth are on the right path to a great future * criminal investigations (specialized units include the Break and Enter Unit, the Auto Theft Unit and Missing Persons)||Mon-Sun 24 hours||Add Record|
|BRA2443||Peel Regional Police, 21 Division||10 Peel Centre Dr, Suite "C"
Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
|905-453-3311 ext 2100||21 Division is a full service operational police division working out of the Uniform branch, Criminal Investigation Bureau and Community Liaison office * traffic management * Community Liaison Officer - available to talk to groups and to all ages on various issues, including crime prevention topics * works with local youth groups and organizations to increase a positive police presence in the community * Neighbourhood Policing Unit - works with area high schools to maintain a presence with the youth population * works directly with teachers and parents to ensure youth are on the right path to a great future * criminal investigations (specialized units include the Break and Enter Unit, Robbery Unit the Auto Theft Unit and Missing Persons) * Probation, Recognizance, Observation And Breach Enforcement Unit (PROBE) * responsible for arrest warrant enforcement, and monitoring the following; probation order compliance, people on recognizance, known sex offenders in the area, parolees and person(s) on temporary absence passes * monitors and investigates reports of missing persons * reviews all incidents of domestic violence * liaises with external community service providers such as emergency shelters * Bicycle Patrol Officers – patrol parks, pathways and wooded areas of 21 Division * also used at special functions (parades and special events)||Mon-Sun 24 hours||Add Record|
|BRA0366||Peel Regional Police, 21 Division, Springdale Community Station||51 Mountainash Rd, Unit 6
Brampton, ON L6R 1W4
|905-456-5860||Community police station * services provided include - traffic complaints * minor thefts * thefts from autos * motor vehicle accidents * landlord & tenant disputes * mischief * lawless public behaviour complaints taken* school problems * found property * neighbour disputes * community issues * crime prevention programs * most incidents where there is no known suspect, with or without a description * any "ongoing" neighbourhood problems * general information or questions * crime prevention information and seminars * landlord-tenant * personal safety * home security * robbery prevention * neighbourhood watch * substance abuse * lost or stolen passport reports taken * seniors safety * business crime watch * community meeting room available for area residents||Mon-Sun 9 am-7 pm||Add Record|
|CWL0999||Victim Services of Peel||905-568-8800||Victim Services provides immediate crisis intervention and other related services to persons victimized by crime or tragic circumstance in Brampton and Mississauga * programs include* Crisis Intervention / Short Term Counselling * provides crisis counselling to individuals, families, businesses and organizations * offers counselling by phone, in the workplace and at Victim Services' offices * attends at the scene with Peel Regional Police and other EMS * offers bail court support and transmission of bail court results to victims of crime * relays information from victims to the Office of the Crown Attorney * monitors bail hearings * advocates on behalf of victims to ensure that victim's rights are upheld and that the required steps are taken to ensure safety for the victim Supportlink offers enhanced protection, intensive safety planning and on-going counselling for people deemed at high risk of experiencing violence, usually by their estranged partner * offers 9-1-1 one-touch emergency cell phones to summon emergency support on a priority basis * assists women (who have been victimized by violence and who choose to leave their assailant) to establish violence-free lives for themselves and their children, by developing personal safety plans with them * monitors progress through frequent interventions that review personal goals and identify possible barriers to success * offers the development of a personal network of support services that work closely with individuals and families to meet the stated goals in their personal contracts * REACH (Resources, Advocacy, Community Help) * offers an information clearinghouse to provide individuals, groups and organizations about resources in the community * distributes REACH packages through the mail or in person at the office * SAFE (South Asian Family Enrichment) Program - provides culturally appropriate services through partnerships between coordinators and mentors who assist women, men and children to eliminate the violence within their families and restore safety to all individuals Diversification Through Volunteers - volunteer recruitment, training, recognition and retention programs facilitate the integration of volunteers into all aspects of the agency's client service and business operations* Victim Quick Response Program offers timely financial support to victims of the most violent crimes who have no other financial resources.||Office: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Crisis-Line: Daily 24 hours||Add Record|
|CDR0041||Victims of Violence, Canadian Centre For Missing Children||117 Centrepointe Drive, #340
Ottawa, ON K2G 5X3
|613-233-0052||Victims of Violence is a federally registered charitable organization.
Since our inception in 1984, the mission of Victims of Violence has been:
-To provide long term support and guidance to victims of violent crime and their families and to aid families of missing children in the search for their loved ones;
-To conduct research on issues affecting victims of violent crime and to act as a resource centre providing information on these topics for victims and the community;
-To provide to governments, news media, and the community a victim's perspective on issues affecting victims of violent crime; and
-To generally promote public safety and the protection of society.