Effective April 8, 2021, the Provincial government has declared a state of emergency and issued a province-wide stay-at-home order.

Services and hours listed on this page may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact organizations and programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive the most up to date information on services.

Our Place Peel

Service: Emergency Youth Shelter and Outreach Programs

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 - Call 905-238-1383 for details on available programs and services
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-238-1383
Crisis Phone 905-238-1383
Fax 905-238-6916
E-Mail info@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 Harvy Bhara, Community Outreach Manager; Phone: 647-999- 3058; Email: hbhara@ourplacepeel.org
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Emergency shelter and supports for youth experiencing homelessness * registered charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Christy Upshall, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-238-1383 ext 201; Email: cupshall@ourplacepeel.org
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 -- Emergency shelter remaining open, 24-hour service provision and care * no walk-ins, assessment by phone screen * Outreach Team & Counselling -- supports for wellness, basic needs and food security * doesn't provide transportation * health screening questions prior to visiting * counselling available by phone to youth in need of additional supports for wellness * community outreach, preventative, and educational programming available virtually * in person and external service provider programming, community events are cancelled


Emergency shelter, transitional housing (up to 3 months), and community outreach programs, including family reconciliation counselling, and housing search and landlord negotiation assistance * volunteer opportunities

Emergency shelter -- crisis counselling and case management * referrals services, including to ongoing clinical support and counselling * access to resource room

Family Reconciliation Program -- mediation and counselling for youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and their identified family

Home for Good -- intensive case management supporting youth to obtain and maintain permanent housing * collaboration of community organizations using Housing First for Youth model

Housing Program -- intensive case management * assists youth in building positive relationships with landlord and/or property management * advocacy and information on rights and responsibilities

HYPE Program -- works with youth who are homeless or in precarious living situations * transitional program to prepare for independent living, long term housing and/or to return home, includes life skills and personal development training * capacity 6

Outreach -- assist youth in community in development of life skills, problem solving skills * promotion of social support networks and personal independence

Resource Room -- supports development of skills, housing searches, employment and education * tools to develop new skills, build confidence, and find support network
Hours Office -- Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Shelter -- Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Youth 16-24 years who are homeless, under housed, or at risk of homelessness
Application Self referral -- call, email or walk in * visit website
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 and Burnhamthorpe Rd E
Mailing Address 5170 Dixie Rd, Ste 206 
Mississauga, ON L4W 1E3
Physical Access Not Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Child / Family Services ; Government / Legal ; Housing / Shelter ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Child Mental Health ; Community Legal Services ; Help to Find Housing ; Safety and Well-being Resources ; Shelters for Youth ; Supports for Families ; Transitional Housing ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; Economic Self Sufficiency Programs ~ Homeless Youth ; General Counselling Services ~ Young Adults ; Homeless Family Reunification Services ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Youth ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Youth ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ COVID-19 ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Youth ; Youth Shelters ~ Boys ; Youth Shelters ~ Girls

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