Peel Addiction Assessment and Referral Centre

Record #: CMH0115
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2020
Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2020

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Description & Services

Alternate Name PAARC
Description Provides services to individuals concerned with their own or another's involvement with alcohol or drugs * offers detailed assessments, as well as short-term individual and group counseling; these services can be tailored to meet individual needs 
It is the Peel site for the mandatory Back on Track (BOT) program, an education and treatment program for those convicted of impaired driving * call 905-629-4927 
Offers specialized outreach services for older adults (55yrs and over) experiencing multiple and complex concerns, including alcohol and/or other substance use and gambling * group orientations are held weekly (must book ahead) * no waiting period 
Other services/programs include: 
referrals to a wide range of services and help connect with those services 
housing and support program (provides rent supplement and housing support to persons with severe mental illness and a substance abuse problem, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless * to apply for addiction supportive housing, call Supportive Housing in Peel at 905-795-8742 ) 
street outreach program (provides support for people who are homeless and who struggle with substance abuse) 
methadone case management (offers specialized help for people who are taking methadone as a treatment option) 
community concurrent disorders program (offers short term transitional case management for up to 3 months for people who have a substance abuse problem and a mental illness, and who experience frequent visits to hospital or who are at risk and need extra support) 
drug treatment court (provides intensive support to help people change their lives so that they avoid further legal issues) 
narcotic strategy programs (for people who are struggling with opioid use, who may or may not want to consider prescription aids to eliminate cravings for opioids) 
Ontario Works addiction services program (helps people who are unable to get or maintain employment because of substance abuse or concurrent disorders) 
peer support (peer mentors meet with clients to share their story of success and to provide motivation and encouragement to clients) 
community outreach (offers presentations to community groups, employers, and other interested groups)
Hours *Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri 8:30am-4:30pm 
*Wed 12:30pm-8pm
Dates All year
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Application Self referral * appointment necessary
Fees None - Funded by Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Languages English ; French ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Urdu

Contact Information

Address & Map
5170 Dixie Rd, Ste 302
Mississauga, ON L4W 1E3
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Intersection NW corner of Aimco and Dixie Rd
Transit Information Mississauga Transit Rte 5 * Mississauga Transit 905-615-4636 *
Accessibility Wheelchair Accessible
Office Phone 905-629-1007 
Clinical Intake Worker 905-629-1007 ext 222
Fax 905-629-8377
Primary Executive Karen Parsons, Executive Director

Other Details

Funding Provincial - Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-term Care ; Private - Ontario Substance Abuse Bureau
Service Level (30) Provincial Government ; (51) Registered Charity

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