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Community Resources

Medical/Clinical Services
Crisis Services
Information Lines
Support Services
Support for partners and families
Counselling
Find a Health Professional
PMD Support Groups
Resources outside of Peel Region

Medical/Clinical Services

Trillium Health Partners- Credit Valley Hospital site: Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Program
905-813-1550 Referrals: 905-813-4502 (Fax)
Program is offered by an inter-professional team including  Psychiatrists & Social worker.
Referral Criteria: Physician/Midwife or Peel Public Health Nurse referral required.
Services include: assessments, medication consultations, individual therapy, prenatal & postpartum support groups, and bereavement counseling.

Trillium Health Partners- Mississauga Hospital site: Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Program
(416) 521-4006
Referral Criteria: Catchment area of Trillium Health Centre, physician referral
Require a primary diagnosis of a Mood Disorder
Services include: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy. Multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists.

Brampton Civic Hospital: Womens Mental Health Clinic
905-494-2120 x58764 (Fax) 905-494-6757
Referral Criteria: Women who are currently pregnant or have given birth within the year. Referral accepted from Physician (Obtetrician/ Family Physician) and Midwife for women 17+
Services include: Psychiatric Consultation, Individual Therapy, Perinatal Mental Health Sleep Support Program, Postpartum Psycho-Education Group

Brampton Civic Hospital: Outpatient Mental Health and Addictions Program Centralized Intake
905-494-6709 (Fax) 905-494-6710/ 6715
Referral Criteria: Physician Referral- all physicians with or without privileges at William Osler, Adults 17+

Crisis Services

For Urgent Referrals Please Contact 24/7 Peel Crisis Services 905-278-9036 (Caledon 1-888-811-2222) or Attend the Closest Emergency Department

Distress Centre Peel
24-hour crisis support services provided in a variety of languages
905-278-7208

Spectra Community Support Services (formerly Telecare Distress Centre)
24-hour crisis support provided in English,Hindi,Urdu,Punjabi,Spanish and Portuguese
905-459-7777 or for Caledon 1-877-298-5444 TTY – 905.278.4890

Trillium Hospital Crisis Team
905-848-7495

Credit Valley Hospital Crisis Team
905-813-2200 ask crisis worker be paged

Information Lines

Peel Postpartum Family Support Line

Brampton & Mississauga – 905.459.7777

Caledon – 1.877.298.5444

TTY – 905.278.4890
For information in differnt languages, see our flyer in: Spanish Punjabi Chinese

Region of Peel-Public Health
905-799-7700

Telehealth Ontario
1-866-797-0000

Motherisk
416-813-6780
Consultation on medication safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Canadian Mental Health Association
905-451-2123 (Peel Branch)

Child Development Resource Connection Peel (CDRCP):
905-890-9432
Provides information & resources about licensed child care, infant and child development programs, services for special needs children, mental health services and counselling. A ‘Lending Library’ is on site.

Support Services

Breastfeeding Information and resources from Public Health

Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
905-799-7700
Home visits by a Public Health Nurse to provide information, referral, and support for parents of children 0-6 years of age.

Peel Infant-Parent Parent Program
Therapeutic program supporting parent-infant attachment operated by Children’s Services and Peel Children’s Centre.

Peel Children’s Aid
905-363-6131

Punjabi Community Health Services
(905) 677-0889
Serves the Peel community through community development, culturally appropriate service delivery, partnership with other organizations,research and asset inventories.

Support for partners and families

Postpartum Dads: a website providing information and support to fathers whose partners are experiencing PMD

Postpartum Men: a website designed to provide information and support to fathers who are experiencing postpartum depression.

FAME
Brampton: 905-488-7716
Mississauga: 905-276-8316

Offer support to families where any mental illness is an issue by providing education, resources and coping strategies.

Dad Central Ontario: a website for dads. Ask questions about fathering or follow the Dad Central Facebook page.

Counselling

Tangerine Walk-In Counselling
905-795-3530
A free service for parents who live in the Peel Region who are concerned about and/or would like advice on parenting their child age 0-18 years

Family Services of Peel
905-453-5775
Provide individual or family counselling offered on a fee for service

Catholic Family Services of Peel
905-450-1608 (Brampton/Bolton)
905-897-1644 (Mississauga)

Walk-in counselling clinic. No appointment necessary, childminding available in Brampton/Mississauga. Call for languages offered at each location. Fees determined on sliding scale.

India Rainbow Community Services of Peel
905-275-2369
Programs include crisis intervention, support and guidance to abused women, information and access to eligible government benefits, referrals to shelters and support groups and empowerment workshops.

Ontario Association of Social Workers
416-972-9882 toll free 1-877-828-9380
Online directory to locate a private practice social worker

Employee Assistance Programs:
Some employers provide Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), which provide short term counselling via phone, internet or face:to:face.
Referrals to on-going counselling services are also provided.

Faith-based counselling service is often available through a faith group.

Find a Health Professional

Health Care Connect

Trillium Health Centre: Physicians Accepting New Patients

The College of Physicians and Surgeons: Looking for a Doctor?

Ontario Psychological Association
416-961-5552

Ontario Association of Social Workers
416-972-9882 toll free 1-877-828-9380
Online directory to find private practice social worker

PMD Support Groups

BridgeWay Family Centres/Mississauga South Ontario Early Years Centre
Adjustment After Birth Peer Support Group
1801 Lakeshore Rd West, Mississauga
(905) 822-1114

BridgeWay Family Centres/Mississauga West Ontario Early Years Centre
Adjustment After Birth Peer Support Group
G1-5632 Tenth Line West, Mississauga
(905) 286-4455

Caledon Parent-Child Centre /Ontario Early Years Centre
Adjustment After Birth Peer Support Group
150 Queen Street South, Bolton
905-857-0107

Mississauga East Ontario Early Years Centre/Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Resource Centre
Adjustment After Birth Peer Support Group
Tomken South Senior Public School
3160 Tomken Road, Mississauga
905-276-6392

BridgeWay Family Centres/ Heartlake
Adjustment After Birth Peel Support Group
Ontario Early Years Centre
180 Sandalwood Parkway East, Unit 8C
Brampton, Ontario
L6Z 4N2
905-495-3430

Parents Voice on Adoption-Raising Children Birth to 6 years of age
Adoption Support Group meets monthly. Participants share and hear from other adoptive families.
Meetings are held at the Ontario Early Years Centre located at #105-57 Mill Street North, Brampton.
To register call Noreen 905-452-1973 ext. 1047

Mother Matters: An on-line support group offered through Women’s College Hospital. Registration is required. Please visit website for more information.

Mood Disorder Support Group
Brampton Mood Disorders peer support group meets from 7:30-9:00PM on the first and third Wednesday of each month
North Bramalea United Church,
363 Howden Blvd, Brampton.
905-450-8003
Everyone who would like support from others while travelling the journey of depression or other mood disorders is invited.
If you require further information contact Mary Jacobs @ Marylaughalot@gmail.com

Resources Outside of Peel Region

Maternal Infant Program and Perinatal Mental Health Program
Mount Sinai
416 586-4800 ext. 8419

Physician Referral required

Women’s Health Concerns Clinic
St. Joseph’s Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton
905-522-1155 ext. 33979 to refer (self or physician referral)

Reproductive Life Stages Program
Women’s College Hospital 416-323-6230
Accept referrals from across Ontario from physicians , midwives and self referralsServices: Assessment, symptom management, individual and group therapy. Psychoeducational group for prenatal women at risk for or experiencing a perinatal mood disorder

Aberfoyle Clinic
416-231-7968 (Physician psychotherapists covered under OHIP)

Moms supporting Moms in Milton
Thursday evenings 7-8:30 p.m.
Our Lady of Victory School, 540 Commercial Street Milton
Contact 905-825-6000 ext 2927

Feelings After Birth Support Group
Orangeville/Shelburne locations
519-941-6991 x2022

PMD Support Group
Oakville Parent Child Centre
461 North Service Road, Oakville
905-849-6366

Transition to Parenting Group
York Region Health Connection
1-800-361-5653

12 week education and support group to help families with the transition during pregnancy or after the birth of the baby. No cost, childcare provided.

South Asian Couples Counselling
Provide a culturally sensitive approach to couples therapy for couples of South Asian background