Vita Centre

Region of Peel

Record Details
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Office Phone 905-502-7933
Fax 905-502-7868
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Address/Location Info
Address 75 Watline Avenue, Unit 101
Mississauga, ON L4Z 3E5
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Located In Community Mississauga
Intersection Watline Ave/Hurontario St
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Description/Eligibility/Service Details
Description Vita Centre offers support, education and counselling for pregnant and parenting youth. Programs offered at Vita Centre are:  
* Intake, support, and referral  
* One-to-one counselling services 
* Growing As Parents (GAP) - Parenting and life skills outreach 
* Supper Connection -Parenting and nutrition program 
* Care Closet (practical items for registered clients only) 
* Public education & awareness  
* Volunteer opportunities  
One-to-one Counselling: this program helps pregnant and parenting youth to make positive decisions for themselves and their child. The community counsellor will help youth in improving their physical and mental health and connect with community and necessary resources.  
We provide help with: 
*Crisis counselling 
*Pre/post natal education and information 
*Advocating on behalf of youth to obtain housing, financial support etc 
*Suggesting and supporting alternatives to abortion 
*Developing safety plans for those in abusive relationships 
*Finding suitable housing, baby items, referrals  
Growing As Parents: Motherhood  
A 12-week life and parenting skills program offered at various locations across Peel Region. Some of the topics covered are: healthy relationships, positive communication, coping as a single parents, anger management, etc. Please note that child minding is available and light snacks are provided.  
Supper Connection: 
A weekly program that focuses on parenting and life skills programming in conjunction with healthy nutrition and food security information sharing. Meals included. Bus Tickets and food vouchers included for registered clients only. Waiting List. Contact Vita Centre for more information or to register for the next session. 
Volunteer Opportunities: Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? We have opportunities on the board of directors and steering committee, positions to help with the planning and execution of events as well as chances to assist in the everyday operations of Vita Centre. Contact the volunteer coordinator at 905-502-7933 or visit
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 30 year(s) 
Pregnant and Parenting Youth
Application Contact office for the program schedules (updated each fall, winter and spring)
Fees None
Languages English
Contact Information
Primary Contact Deborah Thomson CFRE, Executive Director; Phone: 905-502-7933 ext 226; Email:
Primary Executive Deborah Thomson CFRE, Executive Director; Phone: 905-502-7933 ext 226; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Tanya Peireira, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-502-7933 ext 225; Email:
Other Info
Alternate Name Vita Manor
Former Name Vita Manor
Print Material Vita Centre brochure; Quarterly Newsletter -
Established 1991
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Subjects Counselling ; Information and referral ; Life skills training ; Parenting support ; Postnatal care ; Pregnancy ; Prenatal care ; Single mothers ; Teen mothers ; Women
Broader Terms Education ; Educational programs ; Family support ; Health services ; Instructional programs ; Parents ; Patient care ; Single parents ; Womens health