Thrive Counselling

Site: Burlington - Guelph Line

Service: Partner Assault Response Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-637-5256
Fax 905-637-8221
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Primary Contact Intake Worker
Alternate Contact Ingrid, Administrator; Phone: 905-637-5256 ext 242
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Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington Mall Office Galleria
777 Guelph Line, Suite 207
Burlington, ON L7R 3N2
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Intersection Guelph Line and Fairview St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Credible Changes ; PAR
Former Name Access Counselling & Family Services (2015) ; Halton Family Services (2016) ; HFS
Legal Name Thrive Counselling Services Halton Inc.
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Agency 1968
Primary Executive Chondrena Vieira-Martin, Executive Director
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A 12 week group education and counselling program on domestic violence and non-abusive ways of resolving conflict. 
There are separate programs for men and women. 
Victims and/or partners of the offender are provided with support including safety planning, referrals to community resources, and information on the offender's progress. 
The program helps participants to: 
* take full responsibility for their behaviour 
* understand the effects of their behaviour on their partner and their children 
* identify and change attitudes that lead to abusive behaviour 
* learn to respect the opinions and wishes of all family members 
* men's groups are located in Burlington and Milton 
* women's groups are located in Burlington 
* for those involved in same sex relationships, individual service is provided rather than a group program
Hours Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-9 pm  
Partner Assault Response program:  
Burlington: men Mon, Wed 6:30 pm-8:30 pm * women Tue 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 
Milton: men only Wed 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sat 10 am-12 noon
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Offenders 18 years and older, ordered by the court to attend the program in response to a criminal charge involving domestic violence or wishing to attend on a voluntary basis.
Application Call to schedule an intake/assessment meeting * an information and orientation session is booked prior to beginning the group program. All orientations are provided at the Burlington site.
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - client fee based on a sliding scale ; Fee assistance available for for those who qualify.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Crime Victim Safety Planning ~ Abused Women ; Domestic Violence Intervention Programs ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention
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