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Canadian Red Cross

Site: Halton and Peel Regional Office

Service: Community Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-890-1000
Toll Free Phone 1-877-356-3226 or 1-800-418-1111
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) An international humanitarian organization offering a wide range of programs and services * Accredited by Accreditation Canada
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services offered:
  • Emergency and Disaster Services (may include emergency lodging, reception and information, emergency food, emergency clothing, personal services and family reunification)
  • First Aid and CPR courses
  • Swimming lessons for all ages and national lifeguard training program
  • Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention (professional development training courses)
  • volunteer opportunities available

Bullying and Abuse Prevention - Promote safe and supportive relationships and healthy communities through educational programs and partnerships * service assists parents, teachers and youth and adults in the understanding of abuse, harassment and interpersonal violence issues * helps create a safer world for everyone

Emergency and Disaster Services - Provide emergency relief at the time of a disaster, through the provision of food, clothing, emergency shelter, personal services and family reunification (Restoring Family Links Program - RFL), first aid, temporary care for unattended children and dependent elderly * in partnership with first responders, public officials, and in collaboration with other voluntary sector organizations * available to provide free emergency personal preparedness workshops * those affected by a personal disaster, such as a house fire, call 416-209-0432

First Aid and CPR - First Aid & Safety Services training for community and workplace:  all levels of first aid and CPR training * babysitting and injury prevention workshops * Leadership and Advanced First Aid courses * first aid courses are Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) approved * private customized courses for organized groups and workplace groups * first aid health and safety legislation * free First Aid app

Friendly Calls Program - Friendly Calls Program is available across Ontario and registration is through email only * telephone calls are made on a regular basis by Red Cross volunteers who provide supportive listening, social interaction, and emotional support to the call recipients * home and community care clients over the age 65 are prioritized, but this service is extended to any adult who may benefit from a friendly call to help reduce anxiety, depression, or loneliness * calls can range from a two-minute safety check-in to a longer social chat

Swimming and Water Safety - Provides comprehensive learn-to-swim programs for all ages and a national lifeguard training program to certify professional lifeguards * information and resources around how to stay safe in, on and around water
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm
Areas Served Milton ; Mississauga ; Oakville
Boundaries Milton ; Mississauga ; Oakville
Eligibility Varies per program
Application No referral required
Languages English
Fees Varies per program
Site Information
Site Location Mississauga (Gateway)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
5700 Cancross Court
Mississauga, ON L5R 3E9
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Intersection Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Matheson Blvd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading All Sports ; Swimming
Service Categories Bullying Prevention ; Disaster Recovery Services ; Disaster Related Volunteer Preparedness/Mobilization Programs ; Disaster Relief/Recovery Organizations ; Emergency Management Exercises ; Emergency Preparedness and Response Training ; First Aid Instruction ; Swimming/Swimming Lessons ; Volunteer Opportunities
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