Contact Information
Office Phone 905-845-3811
Fax 905-845-3537
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Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Mailing Address PO Box 69523 
235 Lakeshore Rd E 
Oakville, ON L6J 7R4
Physical Access Not Applicable - mailing address
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Access Counselling & Family Services ; VAW
Former Name Halton Family Services (2016) ; HFS
Legal Name Thrive Counselling Services Halton Inc.
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Chondrena Vieira-Martin, Executive Director
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services
Elections Annual General Meeting in June
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers individual and group counselling for women who have experienced emotional, physical and/or sexual abuse by a partner.  
* individual counselling and therapy services are tailored to meet the specific needs of each woman  
* information on abuse, safety planning and community resources is also available within this program  
* services are free of charge and offered in Oakville, Milton, and Georgetown  
Single sessions:  
* 1.5 hour single session appointment offered quickly, for information, referral, and safety planning, available day or evening  
Individual Counselling:  
* individual counselling focused on abuse/control issues is accessed by attending a Single session appointment  
Education and support groups:  
* eight week group provides an opportunity to decrease isolation and to gain insight into the experience and impact of living with abuse and control  
* group is offered frequently, day and evening groups are available  
Safety Zone groups:  
* families participate in this group after separation  
* supports children and teens with their healing from the effects of exposure to woman abuse and supports mothers helping their children with the healing process  
* 12 week concurrent group counselling program for children and their mothers  
* serves children 4-16 years of age 
* sessions are ongoing - call for dates and times
Hours Hours vary according to location * agency hours: Mon, Tue, Wed 9 am-9 pm * Thu 9 am-5 pm * Fri 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Burlington ; Halton Hills ; Milton ; Oakville
Eligibility Women and their children who are, or have been, in an abusive relationship.
Application Call to arrange an appointment
Languages English ; Spanish ; Interpretive Services - arranged as needed
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Counselling for Children Affected by Domestic Violence ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women

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