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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

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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 ; Juvenile/Youth Shelters ~ Boys ; Juvenile/Youth Shelters ~ Girls ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Youth ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ COVID-19 ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Youth

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