United Way Milton Funded Agencies Extend Support to Over 25,000 Miltonians

 

Due to the generosity of our supporters, United Way Milton is able to help over 25,000 Miltonians through the various programs and services that we help fund. Last year we were able to invest $488,628 in the community to 29 agencies and organizations.

Access Counselling and Family Services
905-637-5256 www.accesscounselling.ca
The Caring Dads Programs provides education and counselling that supports men who want to improve their parenting skills.
Investment: $20,000

Acclaim Health
905-827-8800 www.acclaimhealth.ca
Health and support services for the ill, injured or disabled. Alzheimer, Hospice, Friendly Visitor and telephone contact programs are also available.
Investment: $15,235

ADAPT (Halton Alcohol and Drug Assessment Prevention and Treatment)
905-693-4250 www.haltonadapt.org
Outpatient assessment, education and treatment services to youth relating to alcohol and drug use.
Investment: $16,982

Bereaved Families of Ontario
Halton/Peel
905-848-4337 www.bereavedfamilies.net
Investment: 4,500

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton
905-339-2355  www.bbbshalton.ca
Trained adult volunteers provide guidance, support and encouragement to children ages 6-14. One to One Mentoring, In-School Mentoring, First Mentors, Go Girls! Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds, and The Club After School Tutoring.
Investment: $33,762

Canadian Mental Health Association, Halton
905-693-4270  www.halton.cmha.ca
Educational mental health programs, train-the-trainer workshops, community and workplace mental health promotion, information and referral.
Investment: $5,500

Community Living North Halton
905-878-2337 www.clnh.on.ca
Supports and services for children and adults with special needs. Friday Friends, Saturday Centre and the Drop-In Centre.
Investment: $24,600

Distress Centre North Halton
905-877-1211 www.distresscentrenorthhalton.ca
Volunteers provide telephone listening, friendships, agency referrals and crisis intervention services for individuals of all ages who are in distressful or crisis situations.
Investment: $5,000

Distress Centre Oakville
905-849-4541 www.distresscentreoakville.com
As above.
Investment: $4,60

Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
905-459-1315 www.efrypeelhalton.ca
Investment: $16,200

Food for Life Canada
905-510-5724 www.foodforlife.ca
Collects surplus fresh food from grocery stores and restaurants and delivers to community agencies, low-income neighbourhoods and social housing sites.
Investment: $6,627

Food 4 Kids Hamilton Halton Niagara
North Halton: 905-877-5056
Hamilton: 905-741-0060
Burlington / Oakville: 905-469-3113
www.food4kids.ca
Investment: 10,000

Girls Inc. of Halton
905-854-9953 www.girlsinchalton.org
Research-based age appropriate group programs that empower girls 5 to 18 to be “strong, smart, bold”.
Investment: $21,713

Halton Family Services
905-845-3811 www.haltonfamilyservices.org
Professional counseling for individuals, couples and families experiencing difficulties coping with the demands of daily living.
Investment: $45,000

Halton Food for Thought
905-331-0227 www.haltonfoodforthought.com
Preventative programs committed to improving the learning capacity, health and wellbeing of children and youth in Halton by providing breakfast, lunch or snacks before and during the school day, through school based nutrition programs.
Investment: $15,000

Hope Place Centres – Halton Recovery House
905-878-1120 www.hopeplacecentres.org
Client-focused residential recovery program, in a supportive nurturing environment, for men experiencing alcohol and drug dependencies.
Investment: $10,000

John Howard Society
905-864-1306 www.johnhowardphd.ca
Supportive counseling and workshops for adults and youth, addressing bullying, conflict resolution, emotion management etc. Resource room provides access to phone and computer use to seek employment, housing.
Investment: $16,200

Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
905-333-5548 www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
Bereavement support for children and teens who have experienced the loss of a parent, sibling or significant other that impacts their everyday life.
Investment: $4,000

Literacy North Halton
905-873-2200 www.literacynh.org
Trained volunteer tutors provide one-to-one instruction to adults who wish to learn to read and write at a higher level. Instruction is provided over a 12-month period and is adaptable to the needs of each individual.
Investment: $14,000

Milton Community Resource Centre (MCRC)
905-876-1244 www.mcrc.on.ca
A variety of programs, such as Busy Fingers, Messing Around and Cooking Up a Story, for parents and their children to 6 years of age.
Investment: $21,870

National Service Dogs Training Centre Inc.
519-623-4188 www.nsd.on.ca
Investment: $2,300

Nelson Youth Centres
905-681-2611 www.nelsonyouthcentres.com
Group-based treatment programs for children, youth and their families. Services target children who are experiencing emotional, social, behavioural or learning problems, which result in difficulties.
Investment: $42,000

P.O.S.S.E. (Peer Outreach Support Services and Education)
519-853-5908 www.posseproject.ca
Free service providing training, street level outreach, information and support to youth. Project operated by youth for youth between the ages of 15-24.
Investment: $16,624

Radius Child & Youth Services
905-825-3242 www.radiuschild-youthservices.ca
Crisis intervention counselling program for families where child/adolescent sexualized maltreatment has occurred. Professional assessment and treatment for children and youth who have engaged in problematic sexualized behaviours.
Investment: $36,575

ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids)
905-875-2575 www.rockonline.ca
Children’s mental health programs, from toddlers to teenagers: Child and Family, Good Beginnings and Youth Aiding Youth.
Investment: $35,200

SAVIS (Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton)
Office: 905-825-3622
24 Hour Support Line: 905-875-1555 www.savisofhalton.org
Free, confidential, non-judgemental individual counselling (age 16+) for survivors of childhood sexual abuse and/or adult sexual assault.
Investment: $8,000

St. John Ambulance
905-469-9325 www.sja.ca
Therapy Dog Program visits health and long-term care facilities. First Responders Program provides first aid and health care at public events.
Investment: $6,500

STRIDE (Supported Training and Rehabilitation in Diverse Environments)
905-693-4252 www.stride.on.ca
Special needs clients are provided with realistic work environments which allow them to re-establish appropriate work and social skills to support re-entry in the competitive work force.
Investment: $6,500

Support & Housing – Halton
905-845-9212 www.shhalton.org
Investment: 24,140

 

 

 

 

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