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Organization: Vita Centre  
Phone Numbers: 905-502-7933
Fax: 905-502-7868
Email: info@vitamanor.org
Website: www.vitamanor.org
Address:
75 Watline Avenue, Unit 101
Mississauga, ON
L4Z 3E5
Intersection: Watline Ave and Hurontario St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Deborah Thomson - Executive Director
ext 226 * deborah@vitamanor.org
Service Description: Vita Centre offers support, education and counselling for pregnant and parenting youth. Programs offered at Vita Centre are:
  • Intake, support, and referral
  • One-to-one counselling services
  • Growing As Parents (GAP) - Parenting and life skills outreach
  • Supper Connection -Parenting and nutrition program
  • Care Closet (practical items for registered clients only)
  • Public education & awareness
  • Volunteer opportunities

One-to-one Counselling: this program helps pregnant and parenting youth to make positive decisions for themselves and their child. The community counsellor will help youth in improving their physical and mental health and connect with community and necessary resources.

Vita Centre provides help with:
*Crisis counselling
*Pre/post natal education and information
*Advocating on behalf of youth to obtain housing, financial support etc
*Suggesting and supporting alternatives to abortion
*Developing safety plans for those in abusive relationships
*Finding suitable housing, baby items, referrals

Growing As Parents: Motherhood
A 12-week life and parenting skills program offered at various locations across Peel Region. Some of the topics covered are: healthy relationships, positive communication, coping as a single parents, anger management, etc. Please note that child minding is available and light snacks are provided.

Supper Connection:
A weekly program that focuses on parenting and life skills programming in conjunction with healthy nutrition and food security information sharing. Meals included. Bus Tickets and food vouchers included for registered clients only. Waiting List. Contact Vita Centre for more information or to register for the next session.

Volunteer Opportunities: There are opportunities on the board of directors and steering committee, positions to help with the planning and execution of events as well as chances to assist in the everyday operations of Vita Centre. Contact the volunteer coordinator at 905-502-7933 or visit www.vitamanor.org/opportunities

Fees: None
Application: Contact office for the program schedules (updated each fall, winter and spring)
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Pregnant and Parenting Youth
Age: 15.00 - 30.00 years
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Brampton, Caledon, Mississauga  
See Also: Crisis Pregnancy and Maternity Homes
Parenting Education

This information was last completely updated on April 19, 2016

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