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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-459-1315
Fax 905-459-1322
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Transitional housing, community, court and outreach programs

Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Deborah Riddle, Executive Director; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal - Regional Municipality of York CIF ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community programs
Group and individual counseling including theft prevention, anger management, drug and alcohol counselling

Court programs
Diversion and alternate measure programs including community service and counselling * Court support program -- practical assistance, support, information to women in and out of custody

Youth programs
Court support for youth * Follow up and aftercare program -- assists young women leaving custody with reintegration * support, advocacy, and referrals to community resources for counselling, education. employment, housing

Attendance Centres -- for young women in conflict with the law who have received probation, detention and/or custodial sentences * programs and services include counselling, education, job skills/employment, parenting and anger management * also located in Milton and Oakville

Transitional housing
Ellen House -- halfway house for women 18 years and older * capacity 10 * counselling * release planning * Marjorie Amos Residence -- open custody/open detention facility for young women 12-17 years * capacity 10 * helps reintegration into the community * supervision and guidance * educational upgrading * life skills

Outreach/Preventative Education programs
Female Mobile Support (FMS), 905-459-1315 ext 250 -- for female youth 12-24 years who have been involved, are still involved or at risk of sexual exploitation * Monday-Sunday 24 hours * support and services including housing, life skills, counselling, medical care and mentoring and advocacy * referrals to community resources

Building Resiliency in Girls (BRG), 905-459-1315 ext 425 -- prevention/intervention based program addressing the social, emotional and cultural needs of young women 12-18 years

Empowering Against Exploitation (EAE), 905-456-1315 ext 247 -- preventative education program for young women 12-24 years to address online safety and sexual exploitation in the community

Empowering Young Men (EYM), 905-459-1315 ext 250 -- preventative education program for young men 12-24 years addressing sexual exploitation, its harms and ways they can work towards ending sexual harm

Change is Choice program -- addresses problems with substance abuse, anger management and criminal thinking to motivated women at Vanier Centre for Women to enter more intensive rehabilitation * Girls in the Know -- mentorship program for females at Syl Apps focusing on self-awareness, empowerment and self-respect
Hours Mon-Tue 8:30 am-8 pm, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
Women 12 years and older who are, have been, or at risk of conflict with the law
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
44 Peel Centre Dr, Suite 200
Brampton, ON L6T 4B5
View Google Map
Intersection Dixie Rd and Queen St E
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Justice / Mental Health Programs ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs ; Youth Advocacy / Legal Help ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Adult Diversion ~ Women ; Anger Management ~ Ex-Offenders ~ Women ; Community Service Orders ~ Women ; Court Accompaniment for Offenders ; Day/Evening Reporting Centres for Offenders ~ Women ; Ex-Offender Counselling ~ Women ; Ex-Offender Reentry Programs ~ Women ; Human Trafficking Prevention ~ Youth ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; Internet Safety Education ; Juvenile Diversion ~ Girls ; Juvenile/Youth Delinquency Diversion Counselling ~ Girls ; Juvenile/Youth Detention Centres ; Outreach Programs ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; Self Esteem Workshops ~ Girls ; Transitional Housing for Ex-Offenders

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