Halton Community Resources

Regional Resources

Halton Region provides information and resources related to the Health and Wellness within the region. The section on Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco provides descriptions and risks of drugs and drug use.

CLICK HERE for information related to alcohol, tobacco and drugs in teens.

CLICK HERE to access the Halton Parents Blog.


 

Find out about all the parenting programs and supports offered through HaltonParents.

474-Halton311In Halton Region, 311 is more than a phone number. Dial 311 for non-emergency, multilingual telephone access to Halton government services. Alternatively, 311 online offers access to a variety of Halton government services.

CLICK HERE to access the Halton 311 website.


 

ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) provides a multi-disciplinary approach to the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and families suffering from mental health.

Click here to view their website.

A collaborative plan to improve the health, safety and well being of all citizens within Halton region by working together to reduce the harms associated with substance use.

Click Here to visit the website.

Drug Prevention & Treatment

ADAPT is dedicated to empowering persons with alcohol, drug or gambling concerns, and their families, to manage these concerns and lead more fulfilling lives through the provision of comprehensive assessment and treatment services corresponding to need.

CLICK HERE to access the website. Or call the intake desk at 905-639-6537 ext.0.

Peer Outreach Support Services & Education (POSSE) is a FREE service providing training, street level outreach, information and support to encourage safer decision making in reducing the risks associated with drug use, sex, homelessness, violence and discrimination. POSSE is a harm reduction and human rights project, run by youth for youth between the ages of 15-24, living in Halton.

CLICK HERE to access the website.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world’s leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.

CAMH’s Addiction Program offers specialized treatment options to meet the unique needs of all CAMH clients with drug, alcohol, gambling or other addiction issues. CLICK HERE for kinks to the specialized services and clinics of CAMH’s Addictions Program. 

Drug & Alcohol Help

Kids Help Phone is a free, anonymous and confidential phone and on-line professional counselling service for youth. 24/7. 365 days a year..

CLICK HERE to access the website. Or call 1-800-668-6868

ont dartThis is a Government of Ontario toll-free confidential, anonymous 24 hour hotline. An online directory of organizations working with youth in Ontario is available through the Drug and Alcohol Helpline.

CLICK HERE to access the website. 

 

 

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The Drug and Alcohol Helpline provides information about drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario. We are funded by the Government of Ontario.

The service is live answer 24/7, confidential and free.

CLICK HERE to access the website.

Youth and Family Services

Bridging the Gap strives to provide readily and easily accessible support for youth between the ages of 16-24 residing in the Halton Region who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Bridging the Gap is committed to fostering a youth directed, strength based approach to assisting youth in achieving their goals. Bridging the Gap fosters partnerships with service providers in the Halton Region to maintain a positive, reputable, and constructive approach in our service to youth.

CLICK HERE to access the website. Or call 905-635-0663.

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The Open Door Youth Centre has been meeting the needs of youth in Georgetown since 1985. Open Door is a drop-in program where youth ages 12-19 can visit during their school lunch or in their spare time.

CLICK HERE to access the website. 

Off The Wall Youth Centre is an Acton community initiative. Opened in June 2000, Off The Wall offers age-appropriate after school programming for youth ages 12-19.

 

(F.A.S.T.) Family & Adolescent Straight Talk is a registered charity agency, with a mandate to provide an effective and immediate support system for adults, adolescents and families within Halton and surrounding areas.

F.A.S.T. offers programs not only for people who are facing challenges but also for people who are concerned about friends or loved ones.

CLICK HERE to access the website.

Halton District School Board Resources

Created in partnership with the Halton District School Board, the Halton Catholic District School Board, and members of the Halton Independent Schools, B.R.A.V.O. is taught by a team of Elementary School Liaison Officers (ESLOs) to Grade 6 students regionwide.

Program topics include decision making, peer relationships and substance abuse (tobacco, marijuana and alcohol), bullying, cyber bullying, Internet safety, social media, and youth and the law.

CLICK HERE to access the website.

The Halton District School Board is among the largest boards in Ontario, serving more than 60,000 students spread out between 103 elementary and secondary schools.

CLICK HERE to access the HDSB website. 

Or CLICK HERE to download the “Code of Conduct” under the HDSB Safe and Inclusive Schools Policy.

 

 

The Halton Catholic District School Board provides exceptional educational experiences and services to over 31,000 students of all ages across our 45 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools, and 3 continuing education facilities, serving the communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville.

CLICK HERE to access the HCDSB website.

Or CLICK HERE to download the HCDSB Progressive Discipline and Safety in Schools.