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Snack ‘N’ Chat Mother’s Group – Strengths and Challenges in Raising a Family

Group Name: Snack ‘N’ Chat Mother’s Group – Strengths and Challenges in Raising a Family

Description: Every second Tuesday of the month, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. “A Walk In Drop In” – Heather McDonald, MA. Reg Psychotherapist

  • Run by the George Hull Centre for Children and Families
  • Come and enjoy food
  • A lot of donations available – clothing and household items
  • Talk about your strengths and challenges in raising a family with other mothers
  • Tokens Available

Where:  RAY Program space at Burnhamthorpe Adult Learning Centre, 500 The East Mall, Etobicoke, ON  M9B 2C4

WhenParticipate in the following one hour workshops held monthly:

  • February 14th – How to Talk and Connect to your teen and pre-teen Part 1
  • March 7th –  How to Talk and Connect to your teen and pre-teen part 2 (1st Tuesday of the month,, because the following week is March Break
  • April 11th Come and Learn Mindfulness and other stress reduction techniques
  • May 9th Share and Learn more about your health as a woman
  • June 13th Spend time laughing and playing at year end summer celebration

Contact: Rae Masche| 416-622-8833 ext. 252 | Email | Website

Family Service Toronto – Walk-In Counselling

Group Name: Family Service Toronto – Walk-In Counselling

Description: Family Service Toronto (FST) helps people face a wide variety of life challenges. For almost 100 years, we have been assisting families and individuals through counselling, community development, advocacy and public education programs. Our services are available to everyone who lives or works in Toronto.

We offer a FREE single session counselling session with a trained Counsellor or Psychotherapist. The counselling session is usually about 50 minutes and is open to all persons 18 years of age and older.
Single Session Counselling can provide you with the emotional support, feedback and ideas on how to make positive changes in your life. Each counselling session is treated like a distinct counselling session with no expectation that you come back for a subsequent session. At the Walk-In you may receive handouts specific to your particular concern (e.g. communication tips on dealing with conflict, working with your anger in a positive way, thought records to monitor thinking patterns). You may also receive referral information to other community supports and resources, websites, apps, books, articles or groups). All members of the community are welcome with no restrictions based on age or address. *** No appointment or referral is required. Counselling is offered in English. Some of our counsellors are fluent in other languages (French, Mandarin, Farsi, Spanish and possibly other languages; to confirm call.

Where: 355 Church Street | Toronto, ON M5B 1Z8

When: Wednesdays from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Please arrive by 6:45 p.m. at the latest.

Contact: 416-595-9618 | sau@familyservicetoronto.org | www.familyservicetoronto.org

Tangerine Walk-in Counselling

Group Name: Tangerine Walk-in Counselling

Description: Tangerine Walk-In Counselling is a free service for children, youth and families who live in the Peel Region. Tangerine offers a unique single-session approach to counselling. As a walk-in service, we are able to support children, youth and families when they need it most. We help our clients develop a clear plan of action that recognizes and builds on their own strengths and abilities. Sometimes we refer our clients to other services but, in many cases, a single visit to Tangerine is all our clients need in order to feel better about their situation and take the necessary steps toward positive change.

Tangerine Walk-In Counselling is available free of charge to children and youth, up to their 18th birthday, and their parents, caregivers or adult supporters. Adolescents aged 12 to 17 may access this service independently. *** Tangerine Walk-In Counselling is only available to residents of the Region of Peel. We see families and their children for a wide range of reasons including:

  • Parents/caregivers/guardians frustrated with child/youth behaviours
  • Children, youth and families experiencing significant change such as a new school, a new relationship, or a new community
  • Challenges for children and youth that impact how they feel about themselves
    Issues for youth and/or their parents/caregivers relating to LGBT, including gender identity and sexual orientation
  • Relationship issues (friendships, dating, siblings)
  • Children and youth experiencing anxiety, depression or other mental health concerns
  • Strong feelings that are impacting behaviour at home, school or in the community
  • Youth experiencing difficulties at school or with parents
  • Youth involved in the justice system
  • Youth in transition
  • Youth who are at risk of homelessness
  • Grief and loss

Where: 160 Traders Blvd. East, Suite 100 | Mississauga, ON L4Z 3K7

When: Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last walk-in session is at 6:00 p.m.) Wednesdays and Thursdays are the other counselling days at other locations. Please call for more details.

Contact: 905-795-3530 | www.tangerinewalkin.com

Regent Park Community Health Centre – Wednesday One Stop Walk-in

Group Name: Regent Park Community Health Centre – Wednesday One Stop Walk-in (W.O.W.)

Description: Regent Park Community Health Centre (RPCHC) was established in 1973. It is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to improving the health of Regent Park area residents and the community as a whole, by providing high quality, integrated primary health care services, health promotion services and community capacity building. Our priority is to reduce the health inequities experienced by low-income, immigrant & refugee, non-status and marginally-housed & homeless populations.

W.O.W. (Wednesday One Stop Walk-in) is a program designed to increase access to a wide range of health care services for vulnerable and homeless clients. People who are homeless, marginally housed, seniors with cognitive impairment and people with mental illness sometimes have difficulty keeping scheduled appointments. This program gives them access to services such as clinical care with physicians, nurses /nurse practitioners, case management / social work and housing, without a prior appointment and minimal waiting time.

Where: 465 Dundas Street East | Toronto, ON M5A 2B2

When: Wednesdays: 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Service areas: south of Bloor, north of Lake Ontario, west of the Don River, east of Yonge Street.

Contact: 416-203-4506 | www.regentparkchc.org

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