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Site: Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office

Service: Danielle's Place - Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone Access Line 289-266-0036
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-878-9785
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Primary Contact Erica Crews, Targeted Prevention Lead; Email:
Alternate Contact Emmie Stafford, Targeted Prevention Worker; Phone: 905-693-2523
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2004
Primary Executive Kirsten Dougherty, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Kelly Guiliani, Manager of Community & Youth Development; Email:
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides prevention and early intervention services for children and youth at risk of developing an eating disorder in a warm, safe, and inclusive environment for all bodies  
Programs and services include: 
Expressive Arts 
* offered virtually and in-person on an ongoing basis 
Confident Me 
* 8-week group that runs virtually and in-person for female-identifying and non-binary youth ages 12-14 
Free Being Me 
* for female-identifying youth ages 8-11 
Virtual Parent Support Group 
* bi-monthly drop-in for parents/carers who have a child/youth affected by an eating disorder or have adolescents transitioning to adult care 
* facilitated by Peer Support Workers, this group hosts monthly guest speakers 
Embrace and Empower 
* focuses on the historical and social influences that can impact Queer and/or Trans youth ages 13-17, their body image, body perception, identity and relationship with food 
Authentically Me 
* 7-week program for female-identifying and non-binary youth ages 15-17 who are interested in building their body image and body acceptance 
* provides siblings of children/youth affected by eating disorders the opportunity to meet other sibs who share a similar experience in a relaxed, recreational and fun environment 
Eating Empowered 
* drop-in program provides youth with the opportunity to learn new life skills related to cooking and nutrition and focuses heavily on the importance of honouring your hunger
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * group times vary but typically run 4:30 pm-8 pm (contact for details)
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Mississauga ; No restrictions, anyone who is able to access the location
Eligibility Ages: 8 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Self referral or by caregiver
Application Contact for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
471 Pearl St
Burlington, ON L7R 4M4
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Intersection Pearl St and James St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading 2SLGBTQ+ ; 2SLGBTQ+ Supports ; Addiction Support Groups ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Body Image Education ; Body Image Education ~ LGBTQ2+ Youth ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Eating Disorders ; Special Libraries ~ Eating Disorders ; Weight Related Support Groups

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