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Indus Community Services

Site: Brampton Gillingham Office

Service: Family Services, Brampton Gillingham Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-459-4776
Fax 905-459-4347
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Primary Contact Reneta D'Souza, Project Assistant; Phone: 905-459-4776 ext 3221; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- services continue by telephone or email, offices closed, call 905-275-2369 or email * virtual income tax clinics, in partnership with CRA

Child, Youth and Parenting -- supportive counselling for parents and families dealing with cultural and inter-generational conflict * culturally and linguistically responsive * positive parenting strategies and helps families understand the range of supports available * crisis intervention and risk assessment, system navigational support, linkages to resources for youth and families * support in areas such as challenges or conflict over social norms, family violence/breakdown, mental health, developmental disability, dealing with anxiety & stress, identifying abusive behaviours and healthy versus unhealthy relationships, coping strategies for families dealing with separation, divorce, co-parenting or parenting in blended families

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 * help to understand and navigate court appearances and lawyer appointments * 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, educational workshops, assistance with legal issues and advocacy, and referrals to community resources * women's groups to support health and wellness * 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 * private, confidential, one-to-one settlement support * referral to other services * workshops and information sessions * resource library, and social activities such as movies, art and crafts * peer mentoring * promotes welcoming communities through community presentations and information sessions
Hours COVID19 -- services continue by telephone or emailMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Oakville ; Peel Region
Boundaries Peel Region, Oakville
Eligibility Youth 12-21 years, parents with children birth to 12 years, women and men

Age Requirements: Ages: 12 year(s) and up;

Residency Requirements: Peel Region, Oakville
Application Call for information
Languages Arabic; Bengali; English; French - interpretation available upon request; Gujarati; Hindi; Punjabi; Tamil; Urdu
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
60 Gillingham Dr
Unit 500
Brampton, ON
Canada L6X 0Z9
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Intersection Main St N and Bovaird Dr W
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Case/Care Management ~ Families ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Family Counselling ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Parent Counselling ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Tax Preparation Assistance

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