Parenting (Pre & Post Natal Support)

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Housing, Programs and Services:

Rosalie Hall

416-438-6880
info@rosaliehall.com
3020 Lawrence Ave E.
Scarborough ON M1P 2T7

  • Community Counselling
  • Community Care and Treatment Team
  • Parenting Groups
  • Youth Outreach Workers – Dorset Park
  • School Program
  • Young Parent Employment Program (YPEP)
  • Child Development Centre
  • Residential Program
  • Food Bank and Boutique

Jessie’s Centre

416-365-1888
jessiescentre.org
205 Parliament St.
Toronto ON M5A 2Z4
mail@jessiescentre.org

Young women 19 years and below who are pregnant and/or have a child

  • Counselling
  • Parenting Groups
  • Health services
  • Jessie’s high school
  • Housing support
  • Respite care
  • Community education 

EarlyON Child and Family Centres

They offer FREE programs for parents/ caregivers with children birth-age 6.

Find closest location to you at:
https://www.tdsb.on.ca/parenting

Toronto Public Health FREE Programs

  • Healthy Living ( 6 week course)
  • Living and Learning with Baby
  • Making the Connections: Birth to 12 months
  • Nobody’s Perfect (8-10 week course)

Register Online at:
https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/children-parenting/children-programs-activities/child-family-programs-and-groups/parenting-groups-and-services/

or Call Toronto Public Health at: 416-338-7600 (Victoria St and Dundas St Location)

Breastfeeding Support and Clinics ( Toronto Public Health)

https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/children-parenting/pregnancy-and-parenting/breastfeeding/services/

Toronto Public Health offers free breastfeeding support through telephone and face to face contact, breastfeeding clinics and support groups. A Public Health Nurse can respond to your breastfeeding questions and concerns. Breastfeeding clinics offer individual consultations by health care professionals. At the clinic, families can have their baby weighed and their breastfeeding concerns addressed.

Clinic locations and hours can be found here https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/children-parenting/pregnancy-and-parenting/breastfeeding/services/breastfeeding-clinics/

Family Service Toronto

https://familyservicetoronto.org/

Reception desk, Central office
t. 416-595-9230 ext. 0

Works to help individuals destabilized by various conditions such as socio-economic circumstances or mental health achieve greater resilience and stability within their community. Family Service Toronto also offers free workshops regarding parenting, caregivers, etc.

Hours: Weekdays 9am-6pm

The Massey Centre for Women

http://www.massey.ca/

1102 Broadview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4K 2S5
Tel: (416) 425-6348 x 224

Pre and post natal residence, daycare, high-school, job preparation course, parenting classes, Ontario Early Years Centre, Rent Subsidy Program, parenting support and respite, longer term housing options (Based on availability, for up to an additional six months mom and baby enjoy living in one of 17 two-bedroom town homes) for young mothers.

Humewood House Association

https://www.humewoodhouse.com/about-us/

1900 Sheppard Ave W
Tel: 416-651-5657

Humewood House Association in partnership with Toronto Community Housing Corporation has a transitional housing facility for 27 young moms and their children.

Robertson House

https://www.211toronto.ca/detail/en/80991

291 Sherbourne St
Toronto ON, M5A 2R9
Tel: 416-397-4546
Sherbourne St & Gerrard St E

Robertson House has 37 rooms for pregnant women & women with children who are homeless and in need. There is one main dining room where everyone eats together each week. Robertson House helps women access counselling, employment information & opportunities, young pregnant mom programs, children programs, workshops and housing assistance when the women and their children move into their own place.

Open: 24hrs 7 days a week

Access for Parents and Children in Ontario

100 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite #504
North York, Ontario, M2N 6N5
Tel: 416-304-1221
www.accessforparentsandchildren.on.ca/
Yonge St & Sheppard Ave E

Provides supervised visits and exchanges of children for separated families to non-custodial parents and other relatives throughout the GTA.

Open: Mon-Fri 9:30am-4:30pm

YorkTown Family Services

21 Ascot Ave
Toronto, Ontario, M6E 1E6
Tel: 416-394-2424
www.yorktownfamilyservices.com

YorkTown offers free parenting classes for all parent ages. Yorktown often provides childcare during these parenting classes. One of their parenting classes is called Parenting Wisely parenting Group which is for parents of children 7 years and older. Yorktown also offers parenting classes for under age 7 and offers a program for parents and teenagers- supporting this relationship.

VHA Home Health Care

30 Soudan Ave
Toronto, ON M4S 1V6, Canada
Tel: 416-489-2500
Yonge St & Eglington Ave W
www.vha.ca

Provides financial planning/services to young families/parents.

Open: Sun-Sat 6:30am-9:30pm

Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke

Tel: 416-252-7949 x 227

https://womenshabitat.ca/

The Parent Relief program allows Women’s Habitat clients to leave their children for four hours with a qualified child minder at the Outreach Centre while they do errands, go to an appointment, or take a much-needed break.

For more information, contact Naedja Truffi at ntruffi@womens-habitat.ca.

The Respite Care program offers 24-hour care for the children (up to 12 years of age) of women experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic violence. Often these mothers do not have the social or family support systems in place to enable access to overnight care for their children. Free overnight care is provided for children in a safe and supervised home environment for up to five days. Children are placed with respite care providers vetted and trained by Women’s Habitat. Respite placements are coordinated and closely monitored by Women’s Habitat staff.

For more information, contact Naedja Truffi at ntruffi@womens-habitat.ca.

Skylark

416-482-0081 x 312

https://www.skylarkyouth.org/what-we-do/programs-counselling-services/wraparound/

The Wraparound Process is an innovative approach that mobilizes the community to help children, youth and families with complex needs, find solutions that will improve the quality of their lives.

Housing:

Halton Access to Community Housing (HATCH)

690 Dorval Drive, 7th Floor
Oakville ON L6K 3X9
https://www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Housing-Supports-and-Services/Assisted-Housing

  • Rent supplements to reduce the cost of housing for qualified individuals and families

Regina’s Place

905-549-4276
320 Tragina Avenue North
Hamilton ON L8H 5E3

  • Director: Loretta Hill-Finamore
  • A home to young mothers aged 21 and under and their children
  • 15 fully furnished, subsidized transitional housing apartments
  • Programs inclusive of cooking, health & nutrition, infant bonding and attachment, budgeting, pre-employment counselling, mental health and addiction support

Shifra Homes Inc.

905-681-9633
1860 Appleby Line Suite 340
Burlington, ON L7L 7H7
info@shifrahomes.com

  • Residential program
  • Outreach Support program – in-house programs and resources
  • Seeds of Hope program – transitioning out of residential 

Halton Women’s Place

Burlington & Oakville (South): 905-332-1593
Milton & Halton (North): 905-878-8970
info@haltonwomensplace.com

  • Residential services
  • Emergency services

Martha House

905-523-8895
25 Ray St. North
Hamilton ON

  • 40-bed emergency shelter for women and their children
  • Counselling
  • Referrals and advocacy for legal, medical, financial, employment, housing and community services

Mary’s Place

905-540-8000
20 Pearl St. North
Hamilton ON L8R 2Y8

  • 20-bed emergency shelter for women 18 years and older
  • Referrals and advocacy for legal, medical, financial, and other community services

Programs and Services:

Bridging the Gap

905-635-0663
info@bridgingthegaphalton.ca

  • Organisation to provide accessible support for youth 16 – 24 who are homeless or at risk
  • BTG maintain partnerships with service providers to access emergency shelter, supportive housing, financial assistance, food and basic needs, alternative education programs
  • Referrals can be made to a Transitional Youth Worker

Thrive Counselling

info@thrivecounselling.org
https://thrivecounselling.org/contact-us/
Locations include Burlington, Milton, Oakville and Georgetown.

  • Walk-in counselling clinic
  • Individual, couple & family counselling
  • The Safety Zone: 12-week group program for mothers and youth who have experienced violence and abuse. 

My Furniture Bank

647-361-6950
505 Iroquois Shore Road Unit #8
Oakville ON L6H 2R3
info@mifb.ca

  • Serves Peel and Halton (Kathryn Palangio is the coordinator; Jay works in the back)
  • By referral only – list of agencies on website www.mifb.ca

Good Shepherd

143 Wentworth Street South
Hamilton ON L8N 2Z1.
905-528-5877 – general inquiries and administration
info@gsch.ca

  • A housing focused shelter for families experiencing homelessness. Family Centre.
  • Food bank and clothing programs – Venture Centre Marketplace located at 155 Cannon Street East, Hamilton. 

Notre Dame House School

905-308-8090 x244
138 James Street North
Hamilton ON

  • Alternative learning environment for students affected by homelessness, poverty, family break down and mental illness.
  • Can be attended briefly and then reintegrate into a main stream high school
  • Can be attended full time, complete high school credits and graduate

Compassion Society of Halton

905-592-3722
484 Plains Rd. E
Burlington ON

  • Provides food, clothing, everyday household articles, and referrals to local resources

Goods for Nothing Southside Milton

200 Main Street E.
Milton ON L9T 1N8
office@southsidemilton.org

  • A community-based clothing bank at no cost to the shopper

Acton Food Share

519-853-0457
352 Queen Street, Unit 6
Acton ON L7J 1R2

  • Food bank
  • For Acton residents only 

Oakville Food Bank

905-847-3988
1240 Speers Road
Oakville ON L6L 2X4

  • Food bank inclusive of baby food, formula, and diapers

The Georgetown Bread Basket

905-873-3368
49B Mountainview Road N.
Georgetown ON L7G 4J7
info@georgetownbreadbasket.ca

  • Food bank inclusive of baby wipes and diapers 

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

1-855-831-8151
https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/
help@ontarioelectricitysupport.ca

  • Program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households, providing a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.
  • Primary account holders under the age of 18 can apply for OESP through a designated intake agency. 

Medical 

Erin Oak Kids

1-877-374-6625
2000 Glenorchy Rd.
Oakville ON L6M 0X4  
https://www.erinoakkids.ca/home.aspx

  • Provides a comprehensive range of family-centred treatment, rehabilitation and support services to children with disabilities and their families
  • Autism and Communication Services
  • Infant hearing screening and services
  • Occupational and physiotherapy

Healthy Smiles Ontario 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-dental-care

  • Free dental program for children and youth 17 and under (receive OW/ ODSP or meet income requirements) 

Vision Care Ontario-wide 

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/income_support/odsp_vision.aspx

  • Provided through OW/ ODSP

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

  • A free and confidential service to obtain advise and information from registered nurses

Housing:

Lindsay’s House

519-940-9053
lindsayshome@lyn-zee.com
Orangeville, ON

  • Accommodates 6 – 8 girls
  • For pregnant and young mothers 

Dufferin County Housing

519-941-2816
55 Zina Street
Orangeville, ON L9W 1E5
communityservicesinfo@dufferincounty.ca

  • Co-op housing, non-profit housing, rent supplement housing

Family Transition Place

905-584-4357
20 Bredin Pkwy
Orangeville ON L9W 4Z9

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Shelter for women 16 years and older and their children
    Second Stage Housing
  • Supportive temporary affordable housing for women and their children up to six months to help transition to independent living

CHOICES Youth Shelter

519-942-5970
59 Townline
Orangeville ON L9W 1V5
choicesyouth@rogers.com
https://choicesyouthshelter.website/

  • Provides emergency shelter to homeless youth ages 16 to 24 for up to 30 days

Transition Housing – New Hope Community Church

519-943-1203
Orangeville ON
newhope@wightman.ca

  • Transitional apartment that is available for 45 days while individuals or families transition from homelessness to secure housing

Programs and Services:

Shepherds Cupboard Food Bank

519-925-2600 ext. 350
The Mel Lloyd Centre
167 Centre St, Entrance A
Shelburne, ON L9V 3R8
dwagstaff@thiscompass.com

  • Food bank
  • Financial counselling available 

Family Transition Place

905-584-4357
20 Bredin Pkwy
Orangeville ON L9W 4Z9

  • Individual and group counselling for women
  • Workshops and counselling for children who have witnessed violence against women

Faith Fellowship

519-942-4414
713003 First Line
Orangeville ON L9W 5S9

  • Food and clothing bank
  • Referral from community service required

The Lighthouse at Good Friends Church

519-942-0736
219 Broadway
Orangeville ON L9W 1K4
office@goodfriendschurch.com

  • Community meal program every weekday

Orangeville Food Bank

519-942-0638
25 Centennial Road, Unit 5
Orangeville, ON L9W 1R1
orangevillefoodbank@hotmail.com

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

1-855-831-8151
https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/
help@ontarioelectricitysupport.ca

  • Program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households, providing a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.
  • Primary account holders under the age of 18 can apply for OESP through a designated intake agency.

Medical:

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

1-800-265-7293
180 Broadway Avenue
Orangeville, ON L9W 1K3
info@wdgpublichealth.ca 

Erin Oak Kids

1-877-374-6625
224 Centennial Rd., Units 8 – 11
Orangeville, ON L9W 5K2  
https://www.erinoakkids.ca/home.aspx

  • Provides a comprehensive range of family-centred treatment, rehabilitation and support services to children with disabilities and their families
  • Autism and Communication Services
  • Infant hearing screening and services
  • Occupational and physiotherapy

Healthy Smiles Ontario 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-dental-care

  • Free dental program for children and youth 17 and under (receive OW/ ODSP or meet income requirements) 

Vision Care Ontario-wide 

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/income_support/odsp_vision.aspx

  • Provided through OW/ ODSP

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

  • A free and confidential service to obtain advise and information from registered nurses

Housing:

Interim Place

905-403-9691
Mailing: P.O. Box 45070
Mississauga ON L5G 1C9

  • Shelter for women and children facing violence
  • Support and advocacy with legal matters
  • Referral assistance with housing, income support and employment training 

Armagh

905-855-0299
1801 Lakeshore Rd. W
Mississauga ON L5J 1J6

  • Transitional supportive housing for women who have left abusive relationships
  • Individual and group counselling
  • Legal aid
  • Education programmes

Angela’s Place

905-795-8742
969 Derry Road East, Suite 107
Mississauga ON L5T 2J7
info@shipshey.ca

  • Transitional housing for families experiencing homelessness

Programs and Services:

Catholic Family Services

  • Counselling and services for women & children exposed to domestic violence including a sister-ing program which women can attend events/peer mentor/ etc (with history of DV)

Mississauga:
905-897-1644
2227 South Millway Suite 202
Mississauga ON L5L 3R6

Brampton:
905-450-1608
The Honorable William G. Davis Centre for Families
60 West Drive, Suite 201
Brampton ON L6T 3T6

info@cfspd.com 

The Safe Centre of Peel

905-450-4650
Honourable William G. Davis Centre for Families
60 West Drive, Suite 110
Brampton ON L6T 3T6

  • A collaboration of 10 onsite agencies, 9 offsite partners
  • Free childminding for families seeking services at the centre

Vita Centre

905-502-7933
75 Watline Ave, Suite 101
Mississauga ON L4Z 3E5
info@vitacentre.org

  • Counselling
  • Care closet – associated with counselling services, provides access to baby items.
  • High school completion 

Child Care Fee Subsidy Program (Region of Peel)

905-793-9200
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton ON L6T 0E3
www.peelregion.ca/children

  • For families who need help with the cost of licensed child care for children up to 12 years old

Peel Infant-Parent Program (Region of Peel & Peel Children’s Centre)

905-791-7800, ext. 7627
9996 Kennedy Rd. North, Brampton 

Victim Services of Peel

905-568-8800
7750 Hurontario Street
Brampton, ON L6V 3W6 (Mailing)
info@vspeel.org 

  • Transitional & housing support
  • Crisis intervention
  • Community information sessions
  • Court advocacy

Regeneration Church

905-796-5888
156 Main Street N.
Brampton ON L6V 1N9
info@regenbrampton.com

  • Meals
  • Free ID clinic (Jenna Dewsbury runs things)
  • Clothes closet
  • Community care, not tailored specifically to young mothers

Knight’s Table

905-454-8725
287 Glidden Road Unit #4
Brampton ON L6W 1H9

  • Meals & food bank
  • Afterschool program
  • Summer camp
  • Employment training
  • Addiction support meetings

Eden Food Bank

905-785-3651
385 Unity Drive, Unit 2
Mississauga ON L5L 2L5
info@edenffc.org 

Seva Food Bank

Malton – 905-361-7382
2832 Slough Street
Mississauga ON L4T 1G3

Wolfedale – 905-361-7382
3413 Wolfedale Rd, Unit 10
Mississauga ON L5C 1V8

  • The food bank uses a grocery store model approach in which clients choose their own food. 

Salvation Army

905-791-1085
9395 Bramalea Rd.
Brampton ON L6S 4B7

  • Food bank 

Ste. Louise Outreach Centre of Peel

905-454-2144
32 Haggert Ave. North
Brampton ON L6X 1Y3
stelouisefoodbank85@hotmail.com

  • Food bank inclusive of personal products, cleaning products, baby items, clothes, back to school packages, books, linens, household items. 

The Compass

905-274-9309
310 Lakeshore Road West
Mississauga ON L5H 1G8
info@thecompass.ca

  • Food Bank
  • Bloom Clinic – monthly free of charge on-site medical services, including needle exchange and STI testing
  • ESL Program
  • Weekly women’s group 

Brampton Life Centre

905-454-2191
141 Kennedy Rd. North
Brampton ON L6V 1X9
info@bramptonlifecentre.com
stephanie@krt.org (Director)
www.krt.org/affiliates/brampton-life-centre

  • Confidential service for women experiencing unplanned pregnancies, and single mothers and their children
  • Free pregnancy tests
  • Supportive counselling
  • Referrals to community services
  • Adoption referrals
  • Note: do not perform or refer for abortions (Church-affiliated)

Active Assist Program

http://www7.mississauga.ca/Departments/Rec/active-assist/index.html

  • Throughout the Region of Peel – fee assistance program to help low income individuals in Peel participate in Recreation & Culture Programs – if eligible and application is approved $275 can be used towards programs.

Tangerine Walk-In Counselling

905-795-3530
www.tangerinewalkin.com
Multiple locations throughout Peel region – http://tangerinewalkin.com/locations-and-hours

  • Free of charge counselling to children and youth, and their parents, caregivers or adult supporters

AYSP

905-890-5222
160 Traders Blvd. E, Suite 100
Mississauga ON L4Z 3K7
general@aysp.ca

  • Family counselling programs
  • Child and youth programs

Tax Clinics

https://www.peelregion.ca/help/free-income-tax-clinics.asp

  • The Region of Peel offer a free tax clinic for those in receipt of OW/ ODSP
  • Clinic dates and locations online

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

1-855-831-8151
https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/
help@ontarioelectricitysupport.ca

  • Program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households, providing a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.
  • Primary account holders under the age of 18 can apply for OESP through a designated intake agency. 

Medical

Erin Oak Kids

1-877-374-6625
10145 McVean Drive
Brampton ON L6P 4K7  
1230 Central Parkway West
Mississauga ON L5C 0A5
https://www.erinoakkids.ca/home.aspx

  • Provides a comprehensive range of family-centred treatment, rehabilitation and support services to children with disabilities and their families
  • Autism and Communication Services
  • Infant hearing screening and services
  • Occupational and physiotherapy

Healthy Smiles Ontario-wide

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-dental-care

  • Free dental program for children and youth 17 and under (receive OW/ ODSP or meet income requirements) 

Vision Care Ontario-wide 

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/income_support/odsp_vision.aspx

  • Provided through OW/ ODSP

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

  • A free and confidential service to obtain advise and information from registered nurses

Housing:

John Howard Society of Durham Region

905-579-8482
75 Richmond Street West
Oshawa, ON L1G 1E3
jhsdurham@jhsd.ca

  • Women’s Drop-In Program
  • Counselling
  • Housing services

YWCA Durham

905-576-6356
33 McGrigor St.
Oshawa, ON L1H 1X8
info@ywcadurham.org

  • Supportive housing
  • Outreach services
  • Adelaide’s Attic – vintage clothing and household items with volunteer opportunities to gain retail experience for women
  • Counselling
  • Emergency shelter

Programs and services:

Rose of Durham

905-432-3622
707 Simcoe Street South
Oshawa, ON L1H 4K5
roseofdurham@roseofdurham.com 

  • Support programs for young parents
  • Counselling
  • Prenatal classes
  • Teen Mom School Program – for mothers under 21 who are pregnant or parenting a child under the age of one 

Archbishop Anthony Meagher – Catholic Continuing Education Centre

905-438-0570
850 King Street West, Unit 26
Oshawa, ON L1H 1G5

  • Must be either registered with the Rose of Durham OR
    Enrolled in Durham Catholic DSB alternative education or in adult education
  • Parenting or pregnant and between the ages of 16 – 27

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

1-855-831-8151
https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/
help@ontarioelectricitysupport.ca

  • Program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households, providing a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.
  • Primary account holders under the age of 18 can apply for OESP through a designated intake agency. 

Medical

Healthy Smiles Ontario 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-dental-care

  • Free dental program for children and youth 17 and under (receive OW/ ODSP or meet income requirements) 

Vision Care Ontario-wide 

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/income_support/odsp_vision.aspx

  • Provided through OW/ ODSP

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

  • A free and confidential service to obtain advise and information from registered nurses

Housing:

Michael House

519-766-7675
187 Bristol Street
Guelph, ON N1H 3M2
office@michaelhouse.ca

  • Supportive Housing Program: Supportive housing apartments at Emily’s Place location with dedicated support workers. Call to speak with Pauli Neuman or email supportivehousing@michael.ca
  • Residential Program: The average stay is 9 months to allow new mothers time to complete the program and establish healthy parenting patterns. Call to speak with Amy Alberts or email residence@michaelhouse.ca 

Ramoth Life Centre Wellington, Dufferin and Guelph

519-323-3751
119 Wellington St W
Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L0
office@ramoth.ca

Three Step Program of Care:

Ramoth House – cooperative living residence serving young women who are pregnant or parenting a child under one year of age. Offers long term accommodation as well as 24 hour support

Ramoth Apartments – furnished, two bedroom independent apartment units next door to Ramoth House, to aid mothers in transitioning from Step 1 to the independence of their own apartment while still having the support and encouragement of the staff

Ramoth Extended Care – summarised as the support and encouragement of a friend; a third party, outside of the mother’s life circle, who will listen to her thoughts and concerns. Ramoth staff can meet with a young woman in her home community as a further way to transition towards independence.

Mission Services of Hamilton

905-528-4211
196 Wentworth St N
Hamilton, ON L8L 7W2

  • Inasmuch House:
    • A shelter for women fleeing domestic abuse or violence, accommodates for mothers with children of any age.
  • Early intervention LEAF (learning effective anti-violence in families) program available
    • Legal Advocacy team
  • Willow’s Place: A Hub for Women
    • Access to laundry, shower facilities, meals, harm reduction supplies and a place to rest.
    • Includes on-site housing support workers and client advocates.

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton

905-527-3823
Administration offices:
688 Queensdale Ave E. Unit 2B
Hamilton, ON L8V 1M1
intake@cfshw.com

  • Residence program:
    • mothers and babies between the ages of 13 – 21. The length is stay is dependent on the individual needs. Both pre-natal and post-natal accepted.
    • Pre-natal and Post-natal programs available
    • The residence program also welcomes those planning adoptions for their child as well.
  • Day Treatment & School Programs:
    • An on-site classroom offering a range of grade 9-12 credits
      Individual and family counselling, one to one parenting support, and community resources available.
  • Child care:
    • Available to parents 25 and under.
    • Sherri Brown 905-575-7500 ext. 318
    • sbrown@cfshw.com 

Marillac Place

519-571-0722
109 Young Street
Kitchener, ON N2H 4Z2

  • For women between the ages of 16 to 25 who are pregnant or who have a child in their care or who are attempting to regain care of their child.
  • 10 furnished rooms available.
  • Staff on site 24/7
  • Maximum stay of 12 months. 

Monica Place

519-743-0291
231 Herbert Street
Waterloo, ON N2J 1V1

Second location:
519-624-0481
150 Ainslie Street North,
Cambridge, ON N1R 3P5

  • Counselling
  • Prenatal programs
  • Supportive housing
  • School program
  • Transitional residential program

Programs and Services:

YMCA of Guelph

519-824-5150 ext. 263
130 Woodland Glen Drive
Guelph, ON N1G 4M3
Charlotte McCaig – coordinator of TAPPs

  • Teen Parents Program (TAPPs):
  • Free program providing support, information and resources to pregnant and parenting mothers between the ages of 14 and 21.
  • TAPPS is an ongoing program throughout the week that provide and support with information related to child development, nutrition, managing stress, birth control, budgeting, healthy relationships, and behaviour management. 

Salvation Army’s Grace Haven

905-522-7336
info@gracehavenhamilton.org
138 Herkimer St
Hamilton, ON L8P 2H1

  • School support
  • Parenting support:
  • Free child care while in attendance of the school program
  • Prenatal classes
  • Addictions counseling and support

Single Women In Motherhood (S.W.I.M.)

519-432-5454
4- 296 Horton St E
London, ON N6B 1L4
info@singlewomeninmotherhood.com

  • Community Support Agent Program:
  • To receive advocate support an individual must be a single parent and registered as a member of SWIM (no cost and no commitment required).
  • A Community Support Agent can help by accompanying an individual for appointments, reading over documents and active listening.
  • Little Fish Program:
    • Designed as short term child care, and child may be in care up to 3 hours

South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre (SLNRC)

519-686-8600
1119 Jalna Blvd
London, ON N6E 3B3

  • Basic Needs Support – emergency food bank and baby food bank
    Access the Food Bank is once monthly

    • Conact Gerri Catherwood, Families First CAPC Project Manager 516-649-1248
  • Smart Start for Babies
    • A free prenatal education and nutrition program led by Public Health Nurses and Registered Dietitians.
    • Call 519-646-2961 to register/for more information
  • Young Moms Group
    • For mothers and expecting mothers 23 years and younger and their children 

Impact Furniture Bank

519-434-9191
534 Queens Avenue
London, ON
info@cmhamiddlesex.ca

  • Furniture packages with delivery
  • Referral process online 

The Foodbank of Waterloo Region

519-743-5576
50 Alpine Court
Kitchener, ON N2E 2M7

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

1-855-831-8151
https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/
help@ontarioelectricitysupport.ca

  • Program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households, providing a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.
  • Primary account holders under the age of 18 can apply for OESP through a designated intake agency.

Medical

Healthy Smiles Ontario 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-dental-care

  • Free dental program for children and youth 17 and under (receive OW/ ODSP or meet income requirements) 

Vision Care Ontario-wide 

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/income_support/odsp_vision.aspx

  • Provided through OW/ ODSP

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

  • A free and confidential service to obtain advise and information from registered nurses

Housing:

Sudbury YWCA

Administration: 705-673-4754
Genevra House: 705-674-2210
370 St. Raphael Street
Sudbury, ON P3B 4K7

  • Genevra House:
    • 32 bed residence
    • High level security system
  • Telephone support line
  • Crisis intervention, support, counseling and referrals
  • Safety planning for women, children and youth

Women In Crisis (Algoma) Inc.

705-759-1230
1-877-759-1230
23 Oakland Ave
Sault Ste Marie, ON P6A 2T2
elodge@wicalgoma.com

  • Services available:
    • Shelter
    • Counselling
    • Child and youth support program – includes respite care for mothers 

Phoenix Rising Non-Profit Homes and Women’s Centre

705-945-5137
2 Manitou Dr
Sault Ste Marie, ON P6B 6G5
phoenixrising@shaw.ca

  • Phoenix Rising program:
  • A program that consists of subsidized housing that is available to women and children.
  • Provides basic support and advocacy. Model of service is peer support and case management.

Timmins & Area Women in Crisis

705-268-8381
355 Wilson Avenue
Timmins, ON P4N 2T7
info@tawc.ca

  • Programs and services:
  • Sexual assault centre
  • Musk Quat Transition House
  • Transitional housing support program
  • Family Court support program
  • Clothing exchange program
  • Support groups
  • 24-hour crisis line

Programs and Services:

Better Beginnings

705-671-1941
450 Morin Ave
Sudbury, ON P3C 5H6
johannet@betterbeginningssudbury.ca – Joanne Thompson, Program Manager

  • Baby’s Breath program:
  • A ‘Baby Closet’ is available
  • Includes a meal and bus tickets to and from the program.
  • Prenatal Group 

Christine’s Place

705-784-0647
34 High Street
Huntsville, ON P1H 1N9
info@christinesplace.org

  • Parenting classes
  • Support and education groups
  • Christine’s Cupboard – mother and baby items

Muskoka Women’s Shelters and Services

705-789-8488
Hunstville, ON
manager@mwag.ca – Ruther Holloway, Program Manager

Community Foodbank at First Baptist Church

705-264-0493
100 Second Ave
Timmins, ON
admin@firstb.ca

  • Foodbank accessible on a monthly basis – non-perishable
  • Diapers and baby formula when available
  • Friday weekly hot meals available 

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Women’s Centre of Haliburton County
705-286-1942

  • Transition support:
    • By phone or in person, safety assessment, accompaniment Court Support for Family Court matters, housing information, support and information about navigating legal systems
  • Clinical therapy:
    • Group and individual counseling/therapy for women

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

1-855-831-8151
https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/
help@ontarioelectricitysupport.ca

  • Program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households, providing a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.
  • Primary account holders under the age of 18 can apply for OESP through a designated intake agency.

Medical:

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit – Huntsville Branch

705-789-8813
34 Chaffey Street
Huntsville, ON P1H 1K1

  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children program
  • Prenatal classes

Healthy Smiles Ontario 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-dental-care

  • Free dental program for children and youth 17 and under (receive OW/ ODSP or meet income requirements) 

Vision Care Ontario-wide 

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/income_support/odsp_vision.aspx

  • Provided through OW/ ODSP

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

  • A free and confidential service to obtain advise and information from registered nurses

Housing:

St. Mary’s Home

613-749-2491
780 rue l’Eglise Street
Ottawa, ON K1K 3K5

  • Residence: available for up to 15 homeless young women and 8 newborns at a time.
  • A 24/7 facility with private rooms, meals, and counsellors available.
  • The Young Parent Outreach and Program Centre: available for support from the time the pregnancy is established through until the child reaches the age of 6.
  • Services include doctor appointments, and completing high school credits. 

Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing Corporation (EMNPHC)

613-834-9489
106-2676 Innes Road
Gloucester, ON K1B 1A2
info@emilymurphynphc.ca

  • EMNPHC provides affordable housing and housing support services in a community setting for young single parents (including youth who are parenting) who choose to live alone with their children.
  • 38 two- and three-bedroom stacked townhouses.
  • On-site supports include informal counseling and drop-in support for tenants and their children, including advocacy with and referrals to other agencies and services, children’s playgroups, respite care, adult programming, and In-Home Support to assist tenants with home maintenance or parenting support.

The Women’s Centre (Grey & Bruce) Inc.

519-376-0755 – Administration Office
2048 A 9th Avenue East
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 3H2

  • Emergency shelter – up to several weeks stay
  • Crisis line
  • Child and youth services
  • Transitional counselling and support services – 2nd stage housing. 10 unfurnished two- or three-bedroom townhouses available with amenities. Available for 12 months.

Programs and Services:

Youville Centre

613-231-5150
150 Mann Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1N 8P4

  • Programs and services: intervention, intensive mental health therapy and treatment, addiction counseling, collaborative problem solving, a licensed child development program, attachment-based parenting programs with intervention and treatment, and a fully accredited secondary school. 

St. Joe’s Women’s Centre

613-231-6722
151 Laurier Ave. East
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N8

  • Services available: meals, emergency grocery program, laundry and shower facilities, access to computer and telephone, parent/child programs, hair cuts, baby cupboard, school snack program, social, recreational and educational workshops, toiletries, therapeutic animal visits, supportive counseling, and referrals. 

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

Community initiatives information:
519-371-9230
945 3rd Avenue East Suite 23
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2K8
housing@osgb.ymca.ca

  • Housing support
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Assistance with Income Support Applications
  • Landlord/Tenant Mediation 

The Salvation Army Owen Sound Community Church

519-371-0957
Family Services office:
365 14th Street West
Owen Sound, ON
salarmy.osfs@bmts.com

  • Assistance with clothing and household items
  • Food Bank
  • Income tax clinic

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

1-855-831-8151
https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/
help@ontarioelectricitysupport.ca

  • Program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households, providing a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.
  • Primary account holders under the age of 18 can apply for OESP through a designated intake agency.

Medical:

Centretown Community Health Centre (CCHC)

613-233-4443
420 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 2N6
info@centretownchc.org

  • Early Years – EarlyON Child and Family Centre: playgroups, early learning and health drop in services, breastfeeding and parenting support drop in services, and home visits for families available by appointment.
  • Obstetrical care available by appointment.
  • Medical care & primary care by appointment, and medical clinic walk-in available.

Healthy Smiles Ontario 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-dental-care

  • Free dental program for children and youth 17 and under (receive OW/ ODSP or meet income requirements) 

Vision Care Ontario-wide 

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/income_support/odsp_vision.aspx

  • Provided through OW/ ODSP

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

  • A free and confidential service to obtain advise and information from registered nurses

Housing:

Home Base Housing

613-542-6672
540 Montreal Street
Kingston, ON K7K 3J2
info@kingstonhomebase.ca

  • Supportive housing
  • Emergency shelters

Kingston Interval House

613-546-1833
admin@kingstonintervalhouse.com

  • Emergency shelter
  • Second stage housing
  • Outreach services

Programs and Services:

North Hastings Children’s Services

613-332-0179
20 Hastings Heritage Way
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
office@nhcs.ca

  • Childcare
  • Prenatal support
  • Playgroups

North Hastings Community Cupboard

343-476-0177
2 Madawaska Street
Bancroft, ON
northhastingscc@gmail.com 

Partners in Mission Food Bank

613-544-4534
140 Hickson Ave
Kingston, ON K7K 2N6
info@kingstonfoodbank.ca

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)

1-855-831-8151
https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca/
help@ontarioelectricitysupport.ca

  • Program that lowers electricity bills for lower-income households, providing a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.
  • Primary account holders under the age of 18 can apply for OESP through a designated intake agency.

Medical:

Bancroft Pregnancy Care Centre

613-332-4673
35 Sherbourne Street North
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
info@bancroftpcc.ca

  • Pre- and post-natal support
  • Material support (diapers, formula, maternity clothes, baby clothes and equipment)

Napanee Pregnancy Care Centre

343-363-8966
6 Dundas St. East, Suite 8
Napanee, ON K7R 1H6
info@kingstonpcc.com

  • Peer counselling and advocacy
  • Accommodation search assistance
  • Prenatal classes
  • Parenting support groups

KFL&A Public Health

613-549-1232
221 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, ON K7M 1V5

  • Prenatal classes
  • Breastfeeding clinics
  • Community dental hygiene clinics

Healthy Smiles Ontario 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-dental-care

  • Free dental program for children and youth 17 and under (receive OW/ ODSP or meet income requirements) 

Vision Care Ontario-wide 

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/income_support/odsp_vision.aspx

  • Provided through OW/ ODSP

Telehealth Ontario

1-866-797-0000
https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

  • A free and confidential service to obtain advise and information from registered nurses