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The Arson Prevention Program for Children (TAPP-C)
Contact:
Ted Meneek ,
Public Fire and Life Safety Educator, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services
15 Fairview Rd. W.
Mississauga, ON
L5B 1L7

Phone: 905-615-4032
Fax: 905-670-1624
Email: ted.mendeek@city.mississauga.on.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge
  • TAPP-C is a service provided to children who are involved in fire play or fire setting and their families. Includes home safety checks and fire safety education, fire risk assessments and counselling for the child and family when appropriate. Program is a Peel community partnership, supported by fire and emergency services, police, the school boards, Peel Children's Centre and the Children's Aid Society.
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Brampton Fire and Emergency Services

8 Rutherford Rd. S.
Brampton, ON
L6W 3J1

Phone: 905-458-5404 or 905-458-5580
Fax: 905-458-8662

Website: www.bramptonfire.com
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge
  • Fire safety programs for all ages
  • Educational programs for children ages 3-17 who have a fantasy with matches/lighters (offered in cooperation with the Peel Children's Centre)
  • Education to schools using the Risk Watch school curriculum
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City of Brampton - Parks and Recreation Dept.
 

Contact:
Anne Agnew and Mary Held
2 Wellington St. W.
Brampton, ON
L6Y 4R2

Phone: 905-874-2313 and 905-874-2307
Fax: 905-874-2399
Email: anne.agnew@city.brampton.on.ca
Website: www.city.brampton.on.ca
Hours of Operation: Weekdays, evenings and weekends
Fee for Service: Varied

  • Year-round programs and activities that promote safety for preschoolers and school age children
Brampton Safe City Association
  Contact:
Brigitte Sayers
150 Central Park Dr., Ste. 019
Brampton, ON
L6T 2T9

Phone: 905-793-5484
Fax: 905-458-7402
Email: brigitte.sayers@city.brampton.on.ca
Website: www.bramptonsafecity.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (usually)
Fee for Service: No charge
  • The following programs are offered through the office: Neighbourhood Watch Program, Block Parent Program, YES Program, Road Watch
  • The office also offers a Business Crime Prevention Program
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Brampton St. John Ambulance

Contact:
Norma Prior
8A Rutherford Rd.
Brampton, ON
L6W 3J1

Phone: 905-459-2440
Website: www.sja.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: By donation

  • Volunteer first aid services at public events
  • St. John youth learn first aid, leadership and community services
  • Therapy dogs bring comfort and companionship to people of limited mobility
  • Car Seat Safety volunteers assist parents with the proper installation of child car seats
Town of Caledon Recreation Dept.

Contact:
Sharon Doherty, Manager of Community Volunteer and Program Development
6311 Old Church Rd.
Caledon, ON
L7C 1E6

Phone: 1-800-303-2546 or 905-584-2272
Fax: 905-584-4325
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: Related program fees

  • Offers a variety of recreation and sport-based programming for children, youth and families
  • Committed to providing a positive caring environment where children of all ages and abilities can participate in fun filled programs that promote physical activity, positive self esteem, friendship and creativity
Canada Safety Council

Contact:
Ethel Archard
1020 Thomas Spratt Place
Ottawa, ON
K1G 5L5

Phone: 613-739-1535 ext. 228
Fax: 613-739-1566
Email: csc@safety-council.org
Website: www.safety-council.org
Hours of Operation: Normal Business Hours
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Council has national public awareness campaigns concerning Farm Safety, Summer Safety, Road Safety, School Safety, Community Safety and Crime Prevention, Senior's Safety, Home Fire Safety and Safe Driving
  • Provides babysitter training and driver improvement and specialty vehicle courses
  • Provides a quarterly publication by subscription called Living Safety, a family safety magazine. Also provides a member newsletter called Safety Canada, which covers current safety issues and new council initiatives
Canadian Institute of Child Health
Contact:
Jessica Woolfrey and/or Lyne St. Charles
384 Bank St., Ste. 300
Ottawa, ON
K2P 1Y4

Phone: 613-230-8838
Fax: 613-230-6654
Email: cich@cich.ca
Website: www.cich.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge
  • The role of the organization is to work with governments to make sure the right kind of policies are developed; working with professionals and educators to equip them with the best in research and programs; and reaching out to families to help us all with the crucial task of nurturing, protecting, educating and empowering children
  • The organization focuses on the following areas: healthy pregnancy and childbirth, healthy child development, monitoring children's health, healthy and safe environments and speaking out for Canada's children
Child Development Resource Connection Peel

Contact:
Noreen Hornsby
75 Watline Ave., 103
Mississauga, ON
L4Z 3E5

Phone:905-507-9360
Fax: 905-890-8325
Email: noreen@cdrcp.com
Website: www.cdrcp.com
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee for Service: Fee only for training

  • Information Peel : 905-890-9432; 1-888-836-5550
  • Provides resources and training related to health, safety, child development and best practices
The Children's Aid Society of the Region of Peel

Contact:
Intake Worker or After Hours Workers
8 Nelson St. W., Ste. 204
Brampton, ON
L6X 4J2

Phone: 905-796-2121 (Brampton), 905-275-7444 (Mississauga)
Fax: 905-796-2293 (Brampton), 905-275-1600 (Mississauga)
Email: info@peelcas.org
Website: www.peelcas.org
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 24 hour emergency service, 7 days per week
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Residential care for children who are in need of protection
  • Support services for children and their families who are at risk of abuse or neglect
  • After hours emergency services
  • Family visit centre
  • Foster care and adoption services
  • Family preservation program.
Family Day Care Services

Contact:
Cheryl Rogers
989 Derry Rd. E., Ste. 101
Mississauga, ON
L5T 2J8

Phone: 905-564-5100 or 1-888-541-9103
Fax: 905-564-5101
Email: crogers@familydaycare.com
Hours of Operation: Varies for childcare, Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: Varies (subsidies available)

  • A non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the care and teaching of children
  • Offers licensed home child care for approximately 4000 children from infants to 12 years of age
Health Canada

Contact:
Dennis Wilkes (Manager)
2301 Midland Ave.
Toronto, ON
M1P 4R7

Phone: 416-973-4705
Fax: 416-973-1746
Email: torprodsafe/hc-sc/gc/ca@hwc
Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Regulation of products for infants and children
  • Investigation of accidents and development of new regulations and voluntary standards
  • Information seminars and pamphlets to stakeholders concerning issues of infant and child safety
  • Labelling of chemical products and educational programs for children
  • Monitoring and liaising with industry on the above issue
Mississauga Fire and Emergency Service

Contact:
Public Education
15 Fairview Rd. W.
Mississauga, ON
L5B 1L7

Phone: 905-615-4377
Fax: 905-615-3773 or 905-896-5114
Website: www.mississauga.on.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Information seminars on fire safety with presentations specifically geared to young children
  • Presentation is interactive for children
  • An adult the children's group is familiar with is generally asked to participate and dresses up in firefighter bunker gear (This is important for young children since they are often afraid of firefighters which could be detrimental if they try to hide during a fire)
  • Education around Learn Not to Burn school curriculum
Ontario Provincial Police/ Caledon Detachment

Contact:

Sgt. R. (Bob) Paterson #7925
6211 Old Church Rd.
Caledon East, ON
L0N 1E0

Phone: 905-584-2241
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Administration), Emergency 24 Hours
Fee for Service: No charge
  • Personal safety, sexual assault prevention for children
  • Internet safety for children (in-school program)
  • Child car seat safety (static display and in-car clinics)
  • 911 simulator
  • Emergency response training for children.
  • Bicycle safety for children.
  Peel Health Parenting Team
Contact:
Family Health Intake, 2nd Tier of Peel Public Health
44 Peel Centre Dr.
Brampton, ON
L6T 4B5

Phone: 905-799-7700 or 1-888-919-7800
Fax: 905-789-6853
Website: www.region.peel.on.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Some evening presentations will be considered) Fee for Service: No charge
  • Parent education at Parent Child Centres and community agencies that have interested clients - Topics addressed are Nobody's Perfect, Toddler Series, Building Self Esteem in Children, Raising Sexually Healthy Children, Childhood Illness and Nutrition
  • Requests for service are through Family Health Intake and PHN links
  • Keep on Track: A Health and Resource Guide for Child Care Providers is a binder provided free of charge to licensed child care facilities in Peel. Regular updates and annual education sessions are also provided
  • Parenting Journal for parents of children from one to three years of age, available in English but being translated into five other languages. Key message is that parents have a very important role to play in a child's healthy development. Safety messages are included.
P.L.A.S.P Child Care Services

Contact:
Cathy Paolucci
121 Brunel Rd.
Mississauga, ON
L4Z 3E9

Phone: 905-890-1711
Fax: 905-890-6947
Website: www.plasp.com
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fee for Service: Varies depending on program, call for information

  • PLASP Child Care Services: providers of affordable, high-quality child care for over 25 years
  • PLASP operates over 170 school age programs for children up to 12 years of age and 17 child care centres for children up to 5 years of age, throughout Peel and Toronto
Safe Kids Canada
Contact:
Dee Diaz
180 Dundas St. W., Ste. 2105
Toronto, ON
M5G 1Z8

Phone: 1-888-SAFE TIPS or 416-813-6766
Fax: 416-813-4986
Email: safekids.web@sickkids.ca
Website: www.safekidscanada.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge
  • National injury prevention program of the Hospital for Sick Children
  • Activities focus on raising awareness about injury prevention for children, educating people on how to prevent child injuries and advocating safer environments for children
  • Provides information to parents by telephone and through the Website as well as through public awareness campaigns and media stories
  • Provides information to the people who deal with parents and children directly - doctors, teachers, public health nurses - to make sure that parents can obtain safety tips in their community
St. John Ambulance
Contact:
Dianne Rende
166 Windy Oaks Dr.
Mississauga, ON
L5G 1Z3

Phone: 905-274-0880 or 1-888-320-4877
Fax: 905-274-5876
Email: drende@on.sja.ca
Website: www.sja.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: By donation
  • Volunteer first aid services at public events
  • St. John youth learn first aid, leadership and community services
  • Therapy dogs bring comfort and companionship to people of limited mobility
  • Car Seat Safety volunteers assist parents with the proper installation of child car seats
Transport Canada, Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation Directorate
Address:
Tower C, Place de Ville
330 Sparks St.
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0N5

Phone: 1-800-333-0371
Email: roadsafety@webmail.tc.gc.ca
Website: www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge
  • Provides fact sheets on issues such as protecting children in vehicles with side air bags, and public notices and consumer information notices for children's restraint systems
  Trauma Prevention Council
Contact:
Leslie Cicero
Rm. 435, East Wing, 237 Barton St. E.
Hamilton, ON
L8L 2X2

Phone: 905-528-7149 or 1-866-860-2226
Fax: 905-577-9966
Email: traprev@skylinc.net
Website: www.traumaprevention.on.ca
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge
  • Facilitates the development of injury prevention programs and projects
  • Focus is on community development including partnership building and networking
  • Programs relate to all age groups and include pedestrian, vehicle, bicycle safety, playspace safety, falls in the older persons and elder abuse
   
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