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
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga (City of)
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
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
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Homeless Family Reunification Services ~ Homeless Youth ; Juvenile/Youth Shelters ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Youth ; Volunteer Opportunities

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