Community Resources

I have a lot of experience and knowledge of local resources that might be helpful for you to be aware of.  Here are some local databases you can explore:

Community Information Partners Peel

The Halton Community Services Database


Here are some frequently recommended resources. Check back as I will update this page regularly:

A few on-line Meditation Resources

Tara Brach

Dr. Kristin Neff


Mindfulness Everyday

Grief Resources

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Halton/Peel
33 City Centre Dr Mississauga, ON L5B 2N5
(905) 848-4337

C.O.P.E.S. (Community of People Extending Support)
6 week grief support group
1507 Clarkson Road N Mississauga, ON
(416) 767-6793
Elisabeth Kubler Ross

The Canadian Centre for Bereavement Education and Grief Counselling
(416) 926-0905

The Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
82 Wilson Street Oakville, Ontario L6K 3G5

Addictions & Mental Health Resources

Addictions & Concurrent Disorders Centre (ACDC)
Trillium Health Partners: Credit Valley Hospital site, 2200 Eglinton Ave W.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
250 College St. Toronto ON M5T 1R8
(416) 595-6000

Canadian Mental Health Association
7700 Hurontario St. Brampton L6Y 4M3

Mental Health Works (Mental Health in the Workplace)

Drug & Alcohol Helpline
Mental Health Helpline
Problem Gambling Helpline
Connex Ontario
Crisis Services

Peel Mobile Crisis, 905 278 9036, offers 24/7  free support to individuals needing help in a mental health crisis, to their families, friends and caregivers. They provide immediate telephone support, prompt response by a mobile crisis team, pre-crisis and follow-up support and respite housing and hospitalization if needed. Mobile Crisis also offers linkages to mental health and community services as well as medical psychiatric back-up and hospital services.

 Peel Crisis Services Community Outreach and Support Team (COAST) 11am-11 pm daily
COAST Peel offers a response to non-emergency high risk mental health crisis consisting of a regulated mental health professional and a plain-clothed police officer specifically trained to deal with individuals experiencing a high risk mental health crisis.

Distress Line Peel 905 278 7208

Distress Line Halton 905 849 4541

Ontario Post-Secondary Student Helpline:  Good2Talk 1-866-925-5454

Kids Help Phone 1 888 668-6868    (up to age 21)

Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Centre of Peel
24-hour crisis line at 1-800-810-0180.

Regional Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Services
Trillium Health Partners Mississauga site

Counselling Care Mississauga