Nexus Youth Services

Community Counselling Program, Nexus Youth Centre

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Description & Services
Alternate Name NYC ; NYS ; SOYC
Description Offers individual counselling for adolescents and young adults (14-24yrs), residing in Peel region. Helps youth build on their strengths and improve how they feel and function at home, school, and in the community. Also provides youth with links to community resources and supports, including the Nexus Youth Centre, located on the second floor of the Mississauga Central Library which is also a program of Nexus. 
Nexus Youth Centre offers drop-in activities such as social recreation, computer/internet access, job and housing board and community resource referral and information. It also offers volunteer opportunities and formal groups for youth to engage with others learning topics that interest them such as healthy sexuality, life skills, social competency, recreation, creative expression and peer support.
Hours Office Mon-Thu 8:30am-8pm *Fri 8:30am-4:30pm 
Nexus Youth Centre Mon-Thu 12noon-9pm and Fri 12noon-6pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Resident of Peel Region
Application Under 16yrs: referral may be made by parent or youth 
Over 16yrs: youth must call to complete the referral 
Young people who are interested in individual counselling are encouraged to call the intake line 905-451-4655 to book a telephone intake. If deemed appropriate for Nexus, upon completion of the intake, a first appointment will be offered within 2-3 weeks (appointments are usually held either at the office or at Nexus Youth Centre). There is a waiting list for longer-term counselling services. 
Young people who are interested in Nexus Youth Centre can visit any time during its operating hours or call 905-566-1883 for more information.
Fees None
Languages English ; French ; Other language arranged through interpretive services
Contact Information
Address & Map
Nexus Youth Centre - Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road W, 2nd Floor
Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y3
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Site Location Main Office
Intersection Burnhamthorpe Rd and Hurontario St (Hwy 10)
Transit Information Mississauga Transit: City Centre Transit Terminal at Square One 905-615-4636 *
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Mailing Address c/o John Choi 
85A Aventura Court 
Mississauga, ON L5T 2Y6
Office Phone Reception 905-795-3518  
*Intake 905-451-4655 
*Nexus Youth Centre 905-566-1883
Fax Main Office 905-696-0350 
*Nexus Youth Centre 905-566-9194
Crisis Phone Crisis Response Service 416-410-8615
Primary Contact John Choi, Supervisor, Clinical Services; Phone: 905-795-3518; Email:
Alternate Contact Melissa Louka, Youth Engagement Worker; Email:
Primary Executive Humphrey Mitchell, Executive Director, Peel Children's Centre; Phone: 905-795-3501; Email:
Alternate Executive Karen Anslow, Manager, Clinical Services; Phone: 905-795-3518; Email:
Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Subjects Advocacy ; Counselling ; Group therapy ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Outreach ; Support groups ; Young adults ; Youth

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