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revised December 16, 2011


 
Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton
Contact:
Laura Gregory
2155 Leanne Blvd., Ste. 240
Mississauga, ON
L5K 2K8

Phone: 905-823-2221 or 1-800-565-8594
Fax: 905-823-9960
Email: biaph@biaph.com
Website: www.biaph.com

Hours of Operation: Usually Tuesday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (leave a message)
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Advocate for survivors of brain injury and their families
Brampton Neighbourhood Resource Centre
Contact:
janet Tate
50 Kennedy Rd., 24
Brampton, ON
L6W 3R7

Phone: 905-452-1262
Fax: 905-452-1365
Email: jtate@bnrc.org

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: $35 per family membership for the year for unlimited programs

  • Offers a wide variety of programs and services to cater to the needs of Brampton's diverse community
  • Educational programs that provide information and social activities for parents and home child care providers
  • Programs for new parents, seniors and preschool programs
  • Support groups are offered with structured on-site child care
  • Settlement services assist newcomers to Canada in adjusting
  • Employment services offer counselling and workshops for job seekers
  • Outreach drop-in and circle/ story time programs
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Child Development Resource Connection Peel

Contact:
Saiqua Tahir
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

  • Provides information lines - Child Care Info Peel (905-890-9432 or 1-888-836-5550) and Coordinated Info Peel - services for individuals with a developmental disability (905-890-1724 or 1-888-836-5550)
  • Provides resources and training related to health, safety, child development and best practices
Dam Youth Drop-in
Contact:
Joe Tenthorey, Director
P.O. Box 21217 Meadowvale Postal Station
Mississauga, ON
L5N 6A2

Phone: 905-826-6558
Fax: 905-826-4482
Email: thedam@thedam.org
Website: www.thedam.org

Hours of Operation: Weekdays 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday afternoon (Phone ahead, as the schedule changes)
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Staff meet with youth in groups or one-on-one for mentoring
  • Offers healthy choices of activities on Friday nights
  • Affinity program runs support groups for pregnant teens and young moms and has volunteers that give child care during the program. Some moms meet with staff one-on-one during the week for mentoring
John Howard Society of Peel
Contact:
Ian Wine
100 Main St. W.
Brampton, ON
L6X 1A4

Phone: 905-459-2205 x203
Fax: 905-459-4045
Email: jhspeel@look.ca
Website: www.web.net/~jhspeel/

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Thursday 5 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. for BIRC, Extended hours for scheduled appointments
Fee for Service: Sliding scale for group program - Anger & Emotions Management for Males

  • Core service supports and encourages clients with housing needs, counselling and case relevant services, including individual and group programs
  • Verification and Bail Supervision Program available for Phase 2 Young Offenders
  • Employment Services, a service provided by the Brampton Information & Referral Centre. A resource centre which provides information about programs and services in Peel, in relation to employment, education and the labour market with primary emphasis on youth
Malton Neighbourhood Services

Contact:
Marva Martin
3540 Morningstar Dr.,
Mississauga, ON
L4T 1Y2

Phone: 905-677-6270

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Provides a variety of events for youth, children and their families
  • Children's program provides two play groups. The play groups are geared towards having the kids interact and socialize with each other through music and stories
  • Provides parenting workshops including safety in the home and information about keeping baby's environment safe and secure
Peel Base Hospital (Paramedic Program)

Contact:
Rob Theriault
Chinguacousy Wellness Centre
995 Peter Robertson Blvd.
Brampton, ON
L6R 2E9

Phone: 905-796-4061
Fax: 905-796-4091
Email: rob_therialt@oslerhc.org

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Oversees the annual re-certification and continuing medical education of all paramedics in Peel Region
  • If an injury prevention organization would like to use paramedics as a resource for teaching, promotions, etc. they can contact us.
  Peel Children's Centre, Sexual Abuse Treatment Program
Contact:
Renee Sloos,
Clinical Supervisor,
Peel Children's Centre
85 A Aventura Crt.,
Mississauga, ON
L5T 2Y6

Phone: 905-795-3521
Fax: 905-696-0353

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Program is staffed)
Appointments can be scheduled for evenings or weekends
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Assessment and treatment of children and adolescents (under 18 yrs old) who are survivors of sexual abuse/assault
  • Assessment and treatment of children exhibiting sexualized behaviour and adolescents who have committed sexual offenses
  • Conducts professional workshops and provides telephone consultation to parents and professionals
Peel Partners For A Drug-Free Community

Contact:
Eleanor McGregor
120 Traders Blvd. Unit 101
Mississauga, ON
L4Z 2H7

Phone: 905-629-2136
Fax: 905-629-1997
Email: peelpartners@globalserve.net
Website: www.peelpartners.com

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Support Line - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
(416-543-1092)
Fee for Service: Fee for Student and Parent Drug Education Programs

  • A 24 hour telephone support line provides information, support and referral during times of crisis
  • School drug education programs provide age appropriate information about tobacco, alcohol and drugs and making choices to students from kindergarten through high school
  • Drug education programs for parents help parents become more informed about the effects of drugs, signs and symptoms of drug use and find ways to strengthen communication and parenting skills
Rapport Youth and Family Counselling of Peel

Contact:
Paul Sherman
155 Clark Blvd., Unit 11
Brampton, ON
L6T 4G6

Phone: 905-455-4100
Fax: 905-455-9727
Email: info@rapportyouth.com
Website: www.rapportyouth.com

Hours of Operation: Counselling Services -
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Drop-in Services at Bramalea City Centre -
9 a.m. - 4.30 p.m., Daily
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Counselling for youth age 12-20 years and their families
  • Employment support services for 15-30 year olds
  • Volunteer mentoring for youth 12-20 years of age
The War Amputations of Canada

Contact:
Rob Larman, Director, Playsafe/Drivesafe Program
1 Maybrook Dr.
Toronto, ON
M1V 5K9

Phone: 416-297-2660 or 1-800-267-7487
Fax: 416-297-2652
Email: playsafe@waramps.ca
Website: www.waramps.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Playsafe, part of the War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program, uses a unique kids-to-kids approach to child safety with resources including brochures, safety videos, posters and an Interactive PLAYSAFE CD-ROM
  • Safety materials and activities can also be found on the Website
YMCA - Youth Substance Abuse Program (YSAP - Peel)

Contact:
Intake Worker
151 City Centre Dr., Ste. 800
Mississauga, ON
L5B 1M7

Phone: 905-276-9329 or 1-877-602-YSAP
Fax: 905-276-7921

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Free confidential counselling for youth 14-24 years of age to talk about how substance use may be affecting their lives
  • Treatment philosophy is based on harm reduction tenets so youth do not have to be abstinent
Youth Net Peel
 

Contact:
Tamara Parmanand
3181 Wolfedale Rd.
Mississauga, ON
L8C 1V8

Phone: 905-804-0123
Fax: 905-804-0120
Email: youthnet@cmhapeel.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday and Friday, 9 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Fee for Service: No charge

  • Offers focus groups throughout the Region of Peel creating a safe non-authoritarian forum in which youth between 12-20 years are able to discuss issues around "healthy headspace"
  • A mental health promotion program focusing on early intervention for mental illness
 

 

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