Peel Community Resources

Mental Health Resources & Social Services for Children, Youth & Families in Peel Region

Nexus Youth Services

Nexus Youth Services provides counselling and drop-in services for youth between the ages of 14 and 24 years who live in Peel Region. Nexus works with youth to create a safe, relaxing and respectful environment that celebrates youth culture in all its diversity. Most importantly, Nexus believes in youth engagement, meaning your voice matters! Nexus staff believe in the value of working together with youth to make our drop-in centre and counselling spaces safe and unique places to be.

Associated Youth Services of Peel

AYSP is a dynamic team of optimistic and compassionate professionals and volunteers dedicated to helping children, youth and families manage mental health and/or justice issues in order to realise their potential and encourage their contribution to community.

Brampton Caledon Community Living

Brampton Caledon Community Living supports and empowers people who have an intellectual disability, in partnership with their families and the community, to lead enriched and meaningful lives.

Community Living Mississauga

Community Living Mississauga is a non-profit, charitable organization which provides support to individuals who have an intellectual disability, with the belief that people who have an intellectual disability have a right to live in the community and participate actively in community life and should enjoy the full rights of citizenship and the full experience of membership in the community.

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ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development is Ontario’s largest Children’s Treatment Centre (CTC), serving over 12,500 children with disabilities and their families each year. ErinoakKids clients have a wide range of physical and/or developmental disabilities, communication disorders, autism, and some of the children are blind and/or deaf. ErinoakKids serves children and families in Halton, Peel, Dufferin, Waterloo and Wellington.

Kids Pathways Peel

Kids Pathways Peel offers children and youth with special needs (up to age 18) service coordination supports through a network of Peel community partner agencies including Brampton Caledon Community Living, Child Development Resource Connection Peel, Community Living Mississauga, ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development and Kerry’s Place Autism Services.

Peel Family Early Years

Peel’s connection to Family Early Years programs and services for parents and caregivers of children pre-birth to 6 years of age.

Peel Children’s Aid Society

Peel Children’s Aid protects children from abuse and neglect and helps parents and caregivers build healthy families. In addition to protecting children, Peel CAS also works with families who may be facing challenges such as poverty, unemployment, ill health, domestic violence, mental health issues or caring for a child who has serious physical, emotional or developmental difficulties. Peel CAS also provides parenting support.

Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse

The Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse (PCAWA), founded in 1984, is a group of individuals representing various agencies in the Region of Peel. PCAWA’s mandate is to promote comprehensive and effective response to woman abuse in the Region of Peel.

Peel Information Network

The Peel Information Network is a database with information about a broad range of community services.

Peel Postpartum Mood Disorder Program

Peel Postpartum Mood Disorder Program provides family support when mothers feel isolated, sad, guilty, depressed, angry, confused, or frustrated after their babies are born. Their website provides education, skill development and useful resources for service providers and families in the Region of Peel.

Refugee Mental Health Toolkit

The Refugee Mental Health Toolkit is a collection of online and print resources. These resources have been organized into eight categories, including a list of Mississauga/GTA clinics that offer health services to refugee claimants without IFH/OHIP coverage. Learn more here

Tangerine Walk-In Counselling

Tangerine Walk-In Counselling is a free service for children, youth and families who live in the Peel Region. This service is provided, in partnership, by Associated Youth Services Peel, Peel Children’s Centre, and Rapport Youth & Family Services. Tangerine Walk-In Counselling is available free of charge to children and youth, up to their 18th birthday, and their parents, caregivers and adult supporters.

Trillium Health Partners – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

This clinic provides outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents and their families, Monday-Wednesday-Friday from 9am-5pm and Tuesday-Thursday from 9am-9pm. Click here to learn more

William Osler Health Centre – Child & Adolescent Mental Health Clinic, Day Hospital and In-Patient Unit

William Osler Health Centre provides a number of different mental health services for children and adolescents and their families.