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Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton

Site: Mississauga Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-624-1755
Fax 905-624-4046
Alternate Contact Deborah Riddle, Executive Director; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community programs

Group and individual counselling 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

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 who have been involved, are still involved or at risk of sexual exploitation * Monday-Sunday 24 hours * support and services including housing, life skills, counseling, medical care and mentoring and advocacy * referrals to community resources

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

Empowering Against Exploitation (EAE), 905-459-1315 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 harm and ways they can work towards ending sexual harm

Change is Choice program -- addresses problems with substance abuse, and anger management and criminal thinking in order to motivate women at Vanier Centre for Women to enter more intensive rehabilitation * Girls in the Know -- mentorship program for female youth at Syl Aps focusing on self-awareness, empowerment and self-respect
Hours Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Wed 12 noon-8 pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region ; York Region
Eligibility Women 12 years and older who are, have been, or at risk of conflict with the law

Age Requirements: Ages: 12 year(s) and up;
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
5170 Dixie Rd
Suite 206
Mississauga, ON
Canada L4W 1E3
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Intersection Dixie Rd and Eglinton Ave E
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
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 ; Community Service Orders ~ Women ; Court Accompaniment for Offenders ; 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

Agency Overview

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