Contact Information
Office Phone 905-339-2370
Fax 289-351-1899
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Primary Contact Sharlene Gumbs, Senior Program Manager/Case Manager; Phone: 905-339-2370 ext 560; Email:
Alternate Contact Joyce Lee, Program Manager/Case Manager; Phone: 905-339-2370 ext 550; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Kris Copeland, Events Coordinator/Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-339-2370 ext 530; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Kerr Village
Address & Map
484 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3C5
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Intersection Kerr St and Speers Rd
Mailing Address 200 North Service Rd W 
Oakville, ON L6M 2Y1
Physical Access Fully Accessible - building ; street parking only, no designated parking
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2004
Primary Executive Michelle Pommells, President and Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal - Halton Region ; Grants - Oakville Community Foundation ; Donations - Sheridan College, Oakville YMCA, ArtHouse, community events
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A program to help families put their lives on a better track, with a focus on long term housing that will give parents and children a stable background for the wrap-around social services to make a difference. The single parents go on to employment, higher education, or both, creating new doors of opportunity for both parents and children.  
Program includes: 
* a furnished apartment 
* goal-oriented case management 
* access to subsidized child care and after school programs 
* psycho-educational/life skills  
* a college diploma and 14 week internship to gain business experience 
* connections to potential full time job employment with industry partners
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Women who: 
* are 19 years or older 
* Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, convention refugee 
* risk or at risk for homelessness 
* have one referral from a shelter, clergy, social service program, etc 
* at least one child under 17 living with her 
* high school diploma preferred OR capable of college level academics within 3-4 months 
* on or eligible for Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, or Employment Insurance 
* no current criminal proceedings or addictions (one year clean/sober) 
* able to commit to participating in a full-time program
Application Must have an agency referral
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Family Permanent Supportive Housing ~ Single Parents

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