Thrive Counselling

Site: Burlington Office

Service: Counselling for Abused Women & Their Children

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-637-5256
Fax 905-637-8221
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1968
Primary Executive Chondrena Vieira-Martin, Executive Director
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The program includes individual and family counselling for women and their children who have experienced any kind of abuse including physical, sexual, emotional, or financial abuse.  
Women receive support, counselling and education with a focus on: 
* why abuse happens 
* defining abusive behaviours 
* developing safety plans 
* the impact of family violence on children 
* making choices for the future 
* individual counselling for female survivors of sexual abuse is also available 
* violence may have occurred in heterosexual relationships or same sex relationships 
Group programs: 
Safety Zone 
* for women and their children to discuss the impact of abuse in the family 
* children have the opportunity to talk with other children 
* the women focus on reducing the negative impact of family violence on their children 
Healing Hearts Group (offered when numbers of registrants permit) 
* an advanced group for women who have been physically, sexually or emotionally abused and are no longer in the abusive situation 
With the support of other survivors, women will learn:  
* to care for themselves  
* to be assertive  
* about healthy relationships and healthy sexuality  
* to be in charge of their lives
Hours Counselling Mon-Thu 9 am-9 pm * Fri 9 am-3 pm * Sat 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Abused women and their children
Application Call for information
Languages English ; German ; Spanish ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington Centre (formerly Burlington Mall)
777 Guelph Line, Suite 207
Burlington, ON L7R 3N2
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Intersection Guelph Line and Fairview St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Main Category Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis
Secondary Category Counselling for Abused Women ; Sexual Assault Support ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Women ; Adult Child Sexual Abuse Counselling ~ Women ; Counselling for Children Affected by Domestic Violence ; Crime Victim Safety Planning ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Sexually Abused Adults

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