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Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Toronto

Site: Halton Locations

Service: Youth NOW

Contact Information
Office Phone 289-233-1871
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Primary Contact Laura Rae, Y-NOW Counsellor; Phone: 289-233-1871; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A non-profit agency that works with and for women and girls in the justice system
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A gender specific counselling program for male and female youth to empower them to make better choices 
The program encourages youth to develop an effective and realistic approach to coping with daily challenges including:  
* anger management 
* bullying 
* depression and anxiety 
* building self-esteem and self confidence 
* problem solving and decision making 
* youth are given up to six sessions with the possibility of adding more based on need 
* sessions are designed to move at a pace comfortable for the individual 
* program is free
Hours Tue: Georgetown Branch Public Library, 9 Church St, Georgetown  
Wed: Thrive Counselling Services, 465 Morden Rd Suite 200, Oakville 
Thu: Acton Branch Public Library, 17 River St, Acton 
* call for hours
Areas Served Halton Hills ; Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Living in Acton, Georgetown or Oakville * also encourage parents, guardians, caseworkers and/or other client supports to attend if their attendance could benefit the youth's progress
Application Call the Y-NOW counsellor at the number above
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Mailing Address c/o Youth NOW 
44 Peel Centre Dr, Suite 200 
Brampton, ON L6T 4B5
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting locations
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Child Mental Health ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling

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