Indus Community Services

Site: Mississauga Head Office - Hurontario Suite 206

Service: Family Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-275-2369
Fax 905-275-6799
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Primary Contact Jakki Buckeridge, Manager - Family Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 1228; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Community-based organization providing services to immigrants to integrate into Canadian society and to meet the social services, training and health needs of Peel's immigrant community * registered charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Gurpreet Malhotra, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-275-2369; Email:
Alternate Executive Mandeep Grewal, Board of Directors; Phone: 905-275-2369; Email:
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Family Services
Child, Youth and Parenting
Supportive counselling for parents and families dealing with cultural and inter-generational conflict * provides positive parenting strategies and helps families understand the range of supports available * support in areas such as crisis intervention and risk assessment, cultural and inter-generational conflict youth mental health, dealing with anxiety & stress, identifying abusive behaviours and healthy versus unhealthy relationships * support to parents involved in child protection, education, youth justice and the family court systems * coping strategies for families dealing with separation, divorce, co-parenting or parenting in blended family structures

Community Mental Health Support
Housing and Support in Peel (HASP) in partnership with Supportive Housing in Peel (SHIP) delivers housing support services to clients residing in SHIP units including case management, service coordination, and person-centred centered support planning * advocates with landlords, hospitals, psychiatrists * skills development to improve quality of life, resolve day to day conflicts, manage setbacks and increase independence and housing stability

Family Court Support Services
Support to victims of domestic violence navigating the family court system * helps clients understand their rights and to make informed decisions on matters related to custody, child support, spousal support, and division of property and assets * safety planning and risk assessments * assistance documenting the history of abuse * court accompaniment where appropriate

ACES Program for Women (Advocacy, Counselling, Empowerment & Safety)
Culturally sensitive counselling for women who are victims of domestic/family violence and abuse * crisis intervention, counselling, risk assessment, safety planning, transitional support, workshops, assistance with legal issues and advocacy, and referrals to community resources * support groups for women and children who have witnessed partner abuse through the Helping End Abuse for Life (HEAL) network * French service through partners OASIS or La Maison d’Hébergement (see separate listing)

Intersections: Support for 2SLGBTQ+ Newcomers
Drop-in, safe space, for settlement information with a 2SLGTBQ+ lens * strengthens social networks with and decreases isolation * builds capacity to create welcoming communities through presentations and information sessions

Services also offered at Safe Centre of Peel, 60 West Drive, Suite 110
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Oakville ; Peel Region
Boundaries Peel Region, Oakville
Eligibility Youth, children, women, men, and families, call ahead as eligibility varies by program
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French - Interpretation ; Bengali ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Tamil ; Urdu
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
3038 Hurontario St, Suite 206
Mississauga, ON L5B 3B9
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Intersection Hurontario St and Dundas St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Emergency / Crisis ; Government / Legal ; Health Care ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Newcomers ; Older Adults ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Community and Recreation Centres ; Community Legal Services ; Counselling for Abused Women ; Domestic Abuse ; Domestic Abuse Crisis Services ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; LGBTQ ; LGBTQ Supports ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Programs for Home Support ; Refugees ; Sexual Assault Support ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Abused Women ; Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Children Witnessing Violence ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ~ Abused Women ; Crime Victim Safety Planning ~ Abused Women ; Cultural Transition Counselling ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; Family Counselling ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ; General Crime Victim Assistance ~ Abused Women ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Abused Women ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ LGBTQ Individuals ; Organizational Planning and Development Support ~ LGBTQ Issues ; Parent Counselling ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Abused Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women ; Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities

Agency Overview

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