Our Place Peel

Emergency Youth Shelter, Transitional Program

Record Details
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Description & Services
Description 14-bed emergency youth shelter provides crisis counseling and referral services within a supportive environment for young people (16-21yrs). The shelter, located in Mississauga, offers assistance by trained staff (Mon-Sun 24 hours).  
The length of stay is three weeks. 
The goals of the Emergency Youth Shelter are:  
* To provide safe shelter and crisis counseling to homeless youth within their community, enabling them to remain close to family, friends, school and employment contacts. 
* To facilitate family reconciliation, if feasible. 
* To make referrals to ongoing clinical support and necessary counseling. 
* To help youth take responsibility for themselves, their actions, behavior and future within a supportive environment. 
Provides access to a Resource Room offering: Computer and Internet Access; Job Search Support; Job Skills Training and Development; Educational and Future Planning. 
The Transitional Program is located on the lower 
level of the Emergency Youth Shelter 
Youth ages 16-21 are eligible to participate in the 
transitional program. 
• Youth are able to stay in the Transitional Program for up 
to 3 months, extensions may be approved for longer stays. 
• Youth within the Transitional Program participate in 
a comprehensive case management program, with 
mandatory programs to assist them in developing all 
aspects of their life. 
• Youth within the Transitional Program may be asked to 
pay rent based upon their income. 
• There are 6 beds in the Transitional Program. Youth within 
the program share a room with one other resident. 
• The Transitional Program is a co-operative living 
environment and all residents within the program will 
participate in various chores.
Hours * Youth shelter Daily 24 hours 
* Transitional Hours Mon - Fri 9am-4pm 
* Office Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 21 year(s)
Application Self referral, referrals can be made by calling 905-238-1383
Fees None
Languages English
Contact Information
Address & Map
3579 Dixie Rd
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2B3
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Intersection Dixie Rd and Burnhamthorpe Rd E
Transit Information 26 Burnhamthorpe or 5 Dixie
Accessibility Not Accessible
Mailing Address c/o Our Place Peel 
5170 Dixie Road Road E, Ste 206 
Mississauga, ON L4W 1E3
Office Phone *Administration 905-238-1383
Fax 905-238-6916
Crisis Phone *Emergency Youth Shelter 905-238-1383
E-Mail info@ourplacepeel.org
Website www.ourplacepeel.org
Primary Contact Dani Mills, Shelter Manger; Phone: ext 202; Email: dmills@ourplacepeel.org
Primary Executive Christy Upshall, Executive Director; Phone: ext 201; Email: cupshall@ourplacepeel.org
Other Details
Established 1989
Funding Regional / Municipal - Peel Region ; Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Family, Community & Children's Services ; Donations ; United Way - Peel Region ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Regional/Municipal - Peel Region; Donations; United Way - Peel Region
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Counselling ; Homeless people ; Information and referral ; Job search training ; Life skills training ; Residential care ; Volunteer opportunities ; Youth

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