Making Decisions About Sex: Resources
Find more information about making decisions about sex at:
- In the Know Peel
A Region of Peel Public Health website for young adults. Provides information on everything related to sexual health including:
Offers detailed information on sexual health organized into sections for teens, adults, parents, teachers and health professionals.
- Women's Health Matters
A Canadian source for reliable, evidence-based and up-to-date information on women's health and lifestyle issues.
- The Canadian Federation for Sexual Health
A pro-choice, charitable organization dedicated to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada and internationally.
- Teen Health Source
A new spin on sexual health designed to help teens learn more about themselves and their relationships.
- Halton Region Health Department
Information about maintaining healthy relationships, talking about sexual activity, and continuing or ending a relationship.
Sexual Assault/Violence Against Women: Resources
Find more information about and help for sexual assault/violence against women at:
- Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
A group of sexual assault centres working to implement the legal, social and attitudinal changes necessary to eliminate rape and sexual assault.
- Chantel's Place – Trillium Health Centre
Chantel's Place provides survivors of violence the respect and dignity they deserve by providing them with the specialized care of a nurse in an environment that is favourable to disclosures. Chantel's Place offers survivors the safety and security they need.
Ph: 905-848-7580 ext. 2548
- Interim Place
Interim Place provides shelter, support, counseling and advocacy to help abused women and their children break the cycle of abuse. Interim Place provides services in a manner that honours the diversity of women and children. We are committed to a philosophy of feminism, anti-racism and anti-oppression.
- Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)
The Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children works towards the goal of eliminating all forms of violence against all women and children. METRAC is committed to the right of all women and children to live their lives free of violence and the threat of violence. METRAC has three main program areas: Community Safety, Community Justice, and Community Outreach and Education.
- Ontario Women's Directorate
Free, confidential support and services for women of all ages who have experienced, live with, or are in fear of violence.
- Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse
A group of individuals from various agencies in working towards an effective community response to violence against women in Peel.
- Hope 24/7 Crisis Line and Website Crisis Chat
Crisis Telephone Line: 1-800-810-0180
• Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8am-8pm
• Friday 8am-12am
• Saturday and Sunday 10am-12am
- Springtide Resources
Promotes healthy and equal relationships by sharing strategies designed to prevent violence against women and its effect on children.