Mary Centre of the Archdiocese of Toronto


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Record #: CDR0287 Last Modified: 03 Jul 2015 Last Full Update: 03 Jul 2015
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Description & Services
DescriptionMary Centre provides residential supports and services to adults and seniors with developmental challenges in Peel, Toronto and York Regions 
Brampton Homes * two wheelchair accessible homes for adults (four people in each house)* residents participate in day program, employment, and recreation activities in the community 
Scarborough Homes* three wheelchair accessible homes for seniors 50+ with developmental challenges to maintain life and social skills and Community Connections. 
Supported Independent Living Program * apartments in Peel, Toronto, and Woodbridge where residents live independently with some staff support 
Community Support Day Program * provides support to individuals with a developmental disability; in areas such as life skill development, social integration, and access to recreation activities group setting* allowing for opportunities to interact and be active within the community in which they reside*  
Integrated Seniors Program * supports people (50 years and older) to choose leisure, education, and/or volunteer opportunities that encourage integration with with their peers * Peel and Toronto 
Respite Program * provides relief to caregivers of adults with a developmental disability * in-house support workers provide assistance in areas such as life skill development, social integration, and access to recreation activities * out of home option - St Bernard's residence, Toronto * 6 respite beds (not wheelchair accessible) * fee for service 
Community Support Program - Peel * assists individuals to access the supports required to develop the skills for daily living and achieve a more independent lifestyle while living in the family home * matches Support Workers to the individual * provides opportunities to meet new people, develop new friendships, and develop life and social skills in community settings. 
Transtion and Long term Care Program * assist individuals to prepare for life in long term care while living in their current situation* support and maintaining a connection with the individual once the long term care placement had occurred * supports and assists individuals to create social networks within the long term care community and maintain their community connections. 
Volunteer Program * enhances the lives of the individuals with "Friendly Visitors", "Drivers to appointments & Church", "Literacy/Computer Tutors". 
Faith Outreach Program* connects individuals with the faith community of their choice, and helps them become more involved with groups and activities in their faith communities.
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas ServedPeel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults 18 and older who are developmentally challenged
ApplicationThrough the DSO for Respite, Residential, Integrated Seniors, Transition and Long Term Care,
FeesService - Fee for service for respite care ; Government regulated
Contact Information
Address & Map
1 Bartley Bull Pkwy Pkwy, Unit 18
Brampton, ON L6W 3T7
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IntersectionSteeles Ave and Hurontario St (Hwy 10)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Mailing Address530 Wilson Ave, Ste 210 
Toronto, ON M3H 5Y9
Office Phone*Toronto 416-630-5533  
*Peel 905-866-6300
Fax*Head Office 416-630-5702 
*Peel Office 905-866-6304
Primary ContactTerry Elliott, Program Director for Peel; Phone: 416-630-5533 ext 225; Peel 905-866-6300 ext 221; Email:
Alternate ContactTracey Berman, Respite Care and Intake Program Director; Phone: 416-630-5533 ext 222; Email:
Primary ExecutiveDon Walker, Executive Director; Phone: 416-630-5533 ext 223; Email:
Volunteer CoordinatorBernadette Gorman, Parish Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 416-630-5533 ext 227; Email:
Other Details
FundingProvincial - Ontario. Ministry of Community & Social Services; Ontario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing ; Private - ShareLife through Catholic Charities
Service Level(50) Non Profit
SubjectsAdults ; Caregiver relief ; Developmental disabilities ; Life skills training ; Physical disabilities ; Residences ; Respite care ; Seniors ; Seniors housing ; Supportive settings ; Vacation care ; Volunteer opportunities