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|Record #||Organization Name(s)||Address||Office Phone||Description||Hours||My List|
|CMH0184||Catholic Crosscultural Services, Peel Regional Offices, Brampton Office||8 Nelson Street St W, Unit 302
Brampton, ON L6X 4J2
|905-457-7740||Settlement Services - offers settlement counselling * support with immigration documentation * access to education, childcare, health care, child tax benefits, social assistance, housing, individual and family counselling * helps obtain social insurance numbers * offers services in a variety of languages * affiliated with interpreter services * provides certification of immigration and education related documents * commissioner of oath services.
Employment Access Program (EAP) - helps job seekers identify range of skills, design marketable resumes and assist in overcoming the barrier of "No Canadian Experience" * helps develop individual employment and career action plan * provides information about mentorship programs, retraining, education and volunteer opportunities in the community * one-on-one coaching, resource library and workshops* free access to the internet,
phone, fax, and photocopier.
Refugee Sponsorship Training Program - The RSTP is a program designed to support the Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs) of Canada, their Constituent Groups, Groups of Five and Community Sponsors interested in sponsoring refugees.
Supportive Services for Women - provides supportive counselling to newcomer women who are experiencing domestic violence * services are linguistically and culturally sensitive for the clients * provides individual crisis intervention counselling with no waiting list * information & referral services * support groups for recently separated/divorced women * workshops on self-esteem, anger management, assertiveness, job-search, stress management, health alternatives, parenting and more * networking for isolated women through groups * free non-judgmental, confidential support * helps victims of violence to identify and examine their options in order to survive and work through their crisis * accompanies victims to hospitals, police stations or to court and advocates on their behalf when necessary * refers client to other agencies or professionals when appropriate * responds to women of all cultures in culturally sensitive environment through many
languages * provides public education
Housing Support – helps Peel residents to locate suitable and affordable housing
|Monday, Thursday and Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00AM - 8:00PM
|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 & 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 & 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 & 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.
* Mon PAR Intake Walk-in, 9:00 - 7:30 p.m.
* Thurs Walk-in Counselling Clinic, 12:30 - 7:30 p.m.
* Tues Walk-in Counselling Clinic, 12:30 - 7:30 p.m.
|CMH0166||Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Child, Youth and Family Program, Better Behaviours Service||250 College St
Toronto, ON M5T 1R8
|416-535-8501 ext 4366||Offers help to children and youth with disruptive and aggressive behaviour, and their parents. Treatment options include:
Offers therapy for children, adolescents and families to help them learn new ways to deal with problems leading to and arising from aggression.
Incredible Years Parenting Program: 14-week psycho-education / training group for parents of children (4-12yrs). Group promotes positive behaviour in children, reduces parents' stress, improves the relationship between parent and child, and lessens aggressive behaviour in children.
Dinosaur Social Skills Program: 18-week group for children (6-8yrs). Teaches children positive ways to communicate, solve problems, deal with anger, build self-esteem and develop social skills.
CATCH Program: 19-week day treatment program, for children (6-8yrs) with disruptive behaviour disorders that interfere with normative development at home, school and in the community.
CHILDREN'S AGGRESSION MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM (CAMP)
Research program studying the possible causes of aggressive behaviour.
|Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm||Add Record|
|CMH0153||Credit Valley Hospital, Mental Health Services, Child and Family Services||Credit Valley Hospital
2200 Eglinton Ave W, main floor, Child and Family Sevices
Mississauga, ON L5M 2N1
|905-813-4421; 905-813-4426||Psychological assessment, treatment, group work, parent support and consultation for children (birth-12yrs) and adolescents (13-18yrs) and their families.
CHILDRENS SERVICES includes:
Assessment, treatment and consultation for children (birth-12yrs) and their families for developmental, emotional, behavioural, interpersonal, and psychiatric problems.
Services offered include
Individual, group and family therapy provided by a multidisciplinary team.
Special programs for autistic spectrum disorders, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders, and anxiety disorders including OCD and selective mutism.
ADOLESCENT SERVICES includes:
Assessment, treatment and consultation for adolescents (13-18yrs) and their families suffering from interpersonal, emotional, behavioural, and psychiatric problems.
Services offered include:
Individual, group and family therapy provided by a multidisciplinary team.
Group therapy programs that use a solution-focused, goal-directed treatment approach.
|Monday -Thursday 9 am-5 pm; Friday 8 am-4 pm||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|
|CDR0136||Family Services of Peel||151 City Centre Dr, Ste 501
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M7
|* Intake 905-453-5775
* Brampton 905-453-7890
* Mississauga 905-270-2250
|IMMEDIATE INTERVENTION SERVICES (IIS)
Provides immediate services for victims of violence (domestic violence; partner abuse) including short-term counselling, support, information, referral and advocacy. For individuals who are experiencing domestic violence or partner abuse, bereavement due to sudden death or loss, and traumatic events
Clients are entitled to 6 free counselling sessions.
INDIVIUAL, COUPLE & FAMILY COUNSELLING (ICF)
Provides individual, couple and family counselling.- a sliding scale
New Beginings Group - Stage I & II
14-week therapeutic group for women who have experienced violence/abuse in their intimate partner relationship.
Partner Assault Response Program (PAR) has two aspects: There is the:
PAR Groups for men which is a 16-week psycho-educational group for men who been abusive towards to their female partners. Individuals who have abused their partners, referred to the program by a court as a condition of a probation order, conditional sentence or parole, or as a condition of bail prior to sentencing.
PAR Support for women - 16 week specialized counselling/educational programs delivered to provide partners of participants with safety planning and referrals to community resources
Offered at the following locations:
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 4M3
(Hurontario & Ray Lawson)
MALTON - call for details
151 City Centre Dr, Ste 501
Mississauga, Ont L5B 1M7
|*Mississauga - Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm
Brampton- *Mon & Fri 9am-5pm
|CDR0129||Family Services of Peel, Brampton Office||7700 Hurontario St, Suite 601
Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3
|Family Services of Peel was established in 1971 as a non-profit, charitable agency to provide family and community support services for the people of Peel. As a multi-service agency, we provide professional counselling, educational programs, employment support services, support for people with developmental disabilities and their families, as well as support for victims of abuse.
Free Walk-in Counselling is provided every Wednesday at our Brampton and Mississauga locations, from 12pm to 8pm.
Family Services of Peel is a member of the Community Door Network.
|*Mon - 9am to 5pm
*Tues to Thurs - 9am to 9pm
*Fri - 9am to 5pm
|CDR0130||Family Services of Peel, Mississauga Office||151 City Centre Dr, Ste 501
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M7
|Intake 905-453-5775||Family Services of Peel was established in 1971 as a non-profit, charitable agency to provide family and community support services for the people of Peel. As a multi-service agency, we provide professional counselling, support for victims of abuse, employment support services, supports for people with developmental disabilities and education programs.
Sensitive to cultural and social diversity, we are a community-based agency that works to strengthen individuals and families through guidance, coaching, mentoring, education and support, whether in groups, family meetings or one-to-one sessions.
*Sat 9am-1pm (excluding holiday weekends)
|MAL0092||India Rainbow Community Services of Peel, Branch Office||21 Regan Rd, Unit H & I
Brampton, ON L7A 1C5
|905-459-4776||India Rainbow Community Services of Peel is a charitable, non-profit community-based organization * provides services to immigrants for integration into Canadian society and to meet the social services, training and health needs of Peel's immigrant community * programs offered include:
Services For Children, Youth & Parents - provides culturally and linguistically specific information, resources and support to South Asian families within Peel region * offers parenting strategies to help balance families between settlement, integration and cultural identity * links parents with other community resources
Settlement Services For Newcomers - assists newcomers integrate and adapt into the Canadian society
Job Search Workshops For Newcomers - helps newcomers get into the workforce by providing assistance with resumes * interview tips * information on skills development courses and educational upgrading/evaluation
Programs For Healthy Seniors - Seniors Wellness Programs - provides group programs * educational, cultural and recreational outings * support groups * workshops * referral and assistance * will accompany clients to various appointments * provides health and nutrition information
Program For Women - provides crisis intervention, support and guidance to abused women * information and access to eligible government benefits * referrals to shelters and support groups and empowerment workshops
Housing And Support For Homeless People With Mental Illness - assists people with mental illness to find affordable housing, to set up their new homes, to care for themselves, to plan for any possible crisis and to connect with other supports and service providers
|Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm||Add Record|
|CDR0075||Kids Help Phone||*National Office 416-586-5437
*Toronto Chapter 416-581-8969
|Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only phone and on-line counselling service for youth. It’s free, anonymous and confidential. Professional counsellors are available any time of the day or night, 365 days a year, to help young people deal with concerns large or small. As a national community-based charity, Kids Help Phone relies on individual and corporate donations to fund these vital services.
||Mon-Sun 24 hours||Add Record|
|MAL0133||Peel Aboriginal Network||200 Britannia Road E, 3
Mississauga, ON L4Z 1S6
|905-712-4PAN (4726)||Provide a Social, Cultural, Education and Awareness Network to meet the needs of Aboriginal people in Peel. It is our hope to build a sense of community for Aboriginal people in Peel and to provide a forum where we can meet, socialize, share, and learn from one another. One of the common interests of our members is to increase awareness about Aboriginal peoples and issues, and to instil pride in Aboriginal children of their heritage. We will also strive to meet the special service needs of Aboriginal people living in the region of Peel. PAN currently is accepting applications to fill our affordable housing units. Individuals and families must be Aboriginal (First Nation, Metis or Inuit) to qualify. We also provide Addiction Counselling and one to one counselling.||Operating hours,
9 a.m -5:00 p.m, some evening and weekend workshops
|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|
|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
|CDR0064||Trillium Health Centre, Children's Services, Social Work||100 Queensway W
Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8
|905-848-7493||Provides assessment and counseling to children, adolescents and their families who are coping with physical and/or mental health conditions, hospitalization, conflicts, trauma and loss. The service refers to community resources to address health and psycho-social needs post-discharge.||Add Record|
|CMH0151||Trillium Health Centre, Mental Health Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Mississauga||2085 Hurontario St, 3rd Flr
Mississauga, ON L5A 4G1
|905-848-7484; Information/Intake 905-451-4655||Provides outpatient services for children and adolescents (up to 19yrs), and their families. Children must have either a diagnosed psychiatric condition, or significant symptoms or unusual behaviour indicative of a psychiatric condition. Treatment may include individual, family or group therapy, psychiatric assessment, psychological testing and medication consultation and follow up. Services also include community outreach, education and collaboration with other agencies and schools.
This service is one of six agencies to launch a ONE PHONE NUMBER approach to enable easier access to mental health services in the community for children and youth.
Current waiting period is 2-3 months.
|Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Tue, Thu 8:30 am-8:30 pm
Appointments for assessments are scheduled during the day; follow-up appointments are available during the day and Tue & Thu evenings
|CMH0136||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 * 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 court support and transmission of 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/DVERS (Domestic Violence Emergency Response System) - 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 * offers residential alarms (installed in a home) that are responded to by Peel Regional Police as a Priority One * 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 9 am-5 pm, Crisis Line Mon-Sun 24 hours||Add Record|