Roots Community Services

Fresh Start for Women Program

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Description & Services
Alternate Name UACS
Description A charitable multiservice organization that provides culturally-enriching services, programs and support that enhance the lives of families and individuals throughout the Region of Peel's Black and Caribbean communities 
Provides education and support to women who have experienced domestic (violence by family members and/or intimate partners) and sexual violence (by family members and or non-family members) 
Prevention program for women offering 
•one-on-one supportive counselling  
•telephone crisis intervention 
•supportive group meetings 
•court accompaniment
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Women who have experienced domestic violence
Fees None
Languages English
Contact Information
Address & Map
Goodison Building
36 Queen St E, Lower Level
Brampton, ON L6V 1A2
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Intersection Main St and Queen St E
Accessibility Fully Accessible - use rear entrance ; Building access across from the Rose Theatre
Office Phone 905-455-6789 ext 106
Fax 905-455-6162
Primary Executive Angela Carter, Executive Director; Phone: 905-455-6789 ext 25; Email:
Other Details
Established 1985
Funding Regional / Municipal - Peel Living ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services; Ministry of Health, Long Term Care Division ; Foundation - Trillium Foundation
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Subjects African community ; Black community ; Cultural communities ; Family violence ; Support groups

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