Indus Community Services

Site: Brampton Gillingham Office

Service: Family Services, Brampton Gillingham Office

Record #: PEL0516
Last Full Update: 23 Jun 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-275-2369
Fax 905-459-4347
Primary Contact Jakki Buckeridge, Manager, Family Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 Ext. 3244; Email:
Alternate Contact Harinder Malhi, Director, Newcomer and Family Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 1240; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Child, Youth and Parenting

  • supportive counselling for parents and families dealing with cultural and inter-generational conflict- culturally and linguistically responsive
  • positive parenting strategies and helps families understand the range of supports available
  • crisis intervention and risk assessment, system navigational support, linkages to resources for youth and families
  • support in areas such as challenges or conflict over social norms, family violence/breakdown, mental health, developmental disability, dealing with anxiety and stress, identifying abusive behaviours and healthy versus unhealthy relationships, coping strategies for families dealing with separation, divorce, co-parenting or parenting in blended families

Community Mental Health Support

  • Housing and Support in Peel (HASP) in partnership with Supportive Housing in Peel (SHIP) delivers housing support services to clients residing in SHIP units including case management, service coordination, and person-centred centered support planning
  • advocates with landlords, hospitals, psychiatrists
  • skills development to improve quality of life, resolve day to day conflicts, manage setbacks and increase independence and housing stability

Family Court Support Services

  • support to victims of domestic violence navigating the family court system
  • helps clients understand their rights and to make informed decisions on matters related to custody, child support, spousal support, and division of property and assets
  • helps clients to understand and navigate court appearances and lawyer appointments; safety planning and risk assessments
  • assistance documenting the history of abuse
  • court accompaniment where appropriate

ACES Program for Women (Advocacy, Counselling, Empowerment & Safety)

  • culturally sensitive counselling for women who are victims of domestic/family violence and abuse
  • crisis intervention, counselling, risk assessment, safety planning, transitional support, educational workshops, assistance with legal issues and advocacy, and referrals to community resources
  • women's groups to support health and wellness
  • support groups for women and children who have witnessed partner abuse through the Helping End Abuse for Life (HEAL) network
  • French service through partners OASIS or La Maison d'Hébergement (see separate listing)

Intersections: Support for 2SLGBTQ+ Newcomers

  • drop-in, safe space, for settlement information with a 2SLGTBQ+ lens
  • private, confidential, one-to-one settlement support
  • peer mentoring
  • referral to other services
  • workshops and information sessions
  • resource library, and social activities such as movies, art and crafts
  • promotes welcoming communities through community presentations and information sessions

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Oakville ; Peel Region
Boundaries Peel Region, Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
Open to all; see individual programs for eligibility

Call for information

Languages French - interpretation available upon request
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Brampton
Address & Map
60 Gillingham Dr
Unit 500
Brampton, ON
Canada L6X 0Z9
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Intersection Main St N and Bovaird Dr W
Mailing Address 60 Gillingham Dr 
Unit 500 
Brampton, ON 
Canada L6X 0Z9
Physical Access Fully accessible - Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Emergency / Crisis ; Government / Legal ; Health Care ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Newcomers ; Older Adults ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading 2SLGBTQ+ ; 2SLGBTQ+ Supports ; Community Legal Services ; Counselling for Abused Women ; Domestic Abuse ; Domestic Abuse Crisis Services ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; In-Person Crisis Resources ; In-Person Specialized Crisis Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Programs for Home Support ; Refugees ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Abused Women ; Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Children Witnessing Violence ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Case/Care Management ~ Families ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ~ Abused Women ; Crime Victim Safety Planning ~ Abused Women ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; Family Counselling ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; General Crime Victim Assistance ~ Abused Women ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Abused Women ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ LGBTQ2+ Individuals ; Parent Counselling ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ LGBTQ2+ Individuals ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ; Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; Wellness Programs ~ Women

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