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Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Toronto

Site: Brampton

Service: Halton Area Support Services

Record #: OAK9124
Last Full Update: 20 Jun 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 289-233-1871
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Primary Contact Tricia Sampson, Counsellor; Phone: 416-728-0930; Email:

Agency Information

Description (Agency) A non-profit agency that works with and for women and girls in the justice system
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way - Halton & Hamilton

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Community programs

  • group and individual counselling, including theft prevention, anger management, drug and alcohol counselling 

Court programs

  • Diversion and Alternate Measure programs, including community service and counselling 
  • Court Support program, practical assistance, support, information to women in and out of custody 

Youth programs

  • court support for youth 
  • follow up and aftercare program, assists young women leaving custody with reintegration 
  • support, advocacy and referrals to community resources for counselling, education, employment, housing 

Transitional housing

Ellen House -- halfway house for women 18 yrs and older 

  • capacity 10 
  • counselling, release planning

Marjorie Amos Residence -- open custody/open detention facility for young women 12-17 yrs 

  • capacity 10 
  • helps reintegration into the community 
  • supervision and guidance 
  • educational upgrading 
  • life skills 

Outreach/Preventative Education programs

Female Mobile Support (FMS), 905-459-1315 ext 250

  • for female youth 12-24 yrs who have been involved, are still involved or at risk of sexual exploitation
  • Mon-Sun, 24 hours
  • support and services including housing, life skills, counseling, medical care and mentoring and advocacy
  • referrals to community resources

Building Resiliency in Girls, 905-459-1315 ext 425 -- prevention/intervention based program addressing the social, emotional and cultural needs of girls 12-18 yrs 
Empowering Against Exploitation (EAE), 905-459-1315 ext 247 -- preventative education program for young women 12-24 yrs to address online safety and sexual exploitation in the community 
Empowering Young Men (EYM), 905-459-1315 ext 250 -- preventative education program for young men 12-24 yrs addressing sexual exploitation, its harm and ways they can work towards ending sexual harm 
Change is Choice program -- addresses problems with substance abuse, and anger management and criminal thinking in order to motivate women at Vanier Centre for Women to enter more intensive rehabilitation  
Girls in the Know -- mentorship program for female youth at Syl Aps focusing on self-awareness, empowerment and self-respect

Hours Office: Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 12 noon-8 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
Women 12 years and older who are, have been, or at risk of conflict with the law
Application Email or call the numbers above
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Peel Region
Address & Map
44 Peel Centre Dr, Suite 200
Brampton, ON L6T 4B5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting locations

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