Vita Centre

Region of Peel

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Record #: CDR0238 Last Modified: 01 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 01 Apr 2015
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Office Phone905-502-7933
After Hours PhoneAnswering machine
Address/Location Info
Address75 Watline Avenue, Unit 101
Mississauga, ON L4Z 3E5
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Located In CommunityMississauga
IntersectionWatline Ave/Hurontario St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Description/Eligibility/Service Details
DescriptionVita 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
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas ServedPeel Region
EligibilityAges: 15 year(s) - 30 year(s) 
Pregnant and Parenting Youth
ApplicationContact office for the program schedules (updated each fall, winter and spring)
Contact Information
Primary ContactDeborah Thomson CFRE, Executive Director; Phone: 905-502-7933 ext 226; Email:
Primary ExecutiveDeborah Thomson CFRE, Executive Director; Phone: 905-502-7933 ext 226; Email:
Volunteer CoordinatorTanya Peireira, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-502-7933 ext 225; Email:
Other Info
Alternate NameVita Manor
Former NameVita Manor
Print MaterialVita Centre brochure; Quarterly Newsletter -
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
SubjectsCounselling ; Information and referral ; Life skills training ; Parenting support ; Postnatal care ; Pregnancy ; Prenatal care ; Single mothers ; Teen mothers ; Women
Broader TermsEducation ; Educational programs ; Family support ; Health services ; Instructional programs ; Parents ; Patient care ; Single parents ; Womens health