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.
Sharon Doherty, Manager of Community Volunteer and Program Development
6311 Old Church Rd.
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
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
Jessica Woolfrey and/or Lyne St. Charles
384 Bank St., Ste. 300
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
15 Fairview Rd. W.
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
Family Health Intake, 2nd Tier of Peel Public Health
44 Peel Centre Dr.
Phone: 905-799-7700 or 1-888-919-7800
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.