Our Place Peel

Service: Emergency Youth Shelter

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-238-1383
Crisis Phone 905-238-1383
Fax 905-238-6916
E-Mail info@ourplacepeel.org
Website www.ourplacepeel.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Our-Place-Peel/127995940603120?ref=hl
Primary Contact Dani Mills, Shelter Manager; Phone: 905-238-1383 ext 202; Email: dmills@ourplacepeel.org
Alternate Contact Michelle Shaw, Programs Manager; Phone: 905-238-1383 ext 203; Email: mshaw@ourplacepeel.org
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Emergency shelter for youth
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Christy Upshall, Executive Director; Phone: 905-238-1383 ext 201; Email: cupshall@ourplacepeel.org
Alternate Executive Bianka Kurucz, Operations Manager; Phone: 905-238-1383 ext 210; Email: bkurucz@ourplacepeel.org
Funding United Way - Peel Region
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) This shelter for youth age 16-21 offers:
Emergency shelter
Transitional shelter (up to 3 months)
Community outreach programs such as family reconciliation counselling and house search and landlord negotiation assistance for youth aged 16-21

Provides the following programs/services to shelter residents:
Crisis counseling and referral services within a supportive environment
Enable residents to remain close to family, friends, school and employment contacts
Facilitates family reconciliation, if feasible
Makes referrals to ongoing clinical support and necessary counseling
Access to a resource room offering computer and internet access, job search support, job skills training and development, educational and future planning

Volunteer opportunities available

HYPE: The HYPE Program works with youth who are in precarious living situations and supports them in their community * the program consists of a 6-bed transitional program for youth who are homeless to prepare them for independent living, long term housing and/or to return home *program staff provide life skills and personal development training to enhance their independence skills * outreach staff work within the community assisting homeless youth to develop life skills, gain a sense of personal independence, create social support networks within their home community and develop problem solving skills for when a crisis does occur
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Shelter Mon-Sun 24 hrs
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 21 year(s)
Application Self referral; referrals can be made by calling 905-238-1383
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
3579 Dixie Rd
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2B3
View Google Map
Intersection Dixie Rd / Burnhamthorpe Rd E
Mailing Address c/o Bianka Kurucz 
5170 Dixie Rd, Ste 206 
Mississauga, ON L4W 1E3
Physical Access Not Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Housing / Shelter ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Shelters for Youth ; Transitional Housing
Service Categories Homeless Family Reunification Services ~ Homeless Youth ; Juvenile/Youth Shelters ~ Boys ; Juvenile/Youth Shelters ~ Girls ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Youth ; Volunteer Opportunities

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