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 26 agencies and organizations.
Access Counselling and Family Services
The Caring Dads Programs provides education and counselling that supports men who want to improve their parenting skills.
Health and support services for the ill, injured or disabled. Alzheimer, Hospice, Friendly Visitor and telephone contact programs are also available.
ADAPT (Halton Alcohol and Drug Assessment Prevention and Treatment)
Outpatient assessment, education and treatment services to youth relating to alcohol and drug use.
Bereaved Families of Ontario
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton
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.
Canadian Mental Health Association, Halton
Educational mental health programs, train-the-trainer workshops, community and workplace mental health promotion, information and referral.
Community Living North Halton
Supports and services for children and adults with special needs. Friday Friends, Saturday Centre and the Drop-In Centre.
Distress Centre North Halton
Volunteers provide telephone listening, friendships, agency referrals and crisis intervention services for individuals of all ages who are in distressful or crisis situations.
Distress Centre Oakville
Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
Food for Life Canada
Collects surplus fresh food from grocery stores and restaurants and delivers to community agencies, low-income neighbourhoods and social housing sites.
Girls Inc. of Halton
Research-based age appropriate group programs that empower girls 5 to 18 to be “strong, smart, bold”.
Halton Family Services
Professional counseling for individuals, couples and families experiencing difficulties coping with the demands of daily living.
Halton Food for Thought
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.
Hope Place Centres – Halton Recovery House
Client-focused residential recovery program, in a supportive nurturing environment, for men experiencing alcohol and drug dependencies.
John Howard Society
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.
Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children
Bereavement support for children and teens who have experienced the loss of a parent, sibling or significant other that impacts their everyday life.
Literacy North Halton
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.
Milton Community Resource Centre (MCRC)
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.
National Service Dogs Training Centre Inc.
Nelson Youth Centres
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.
P.O.S.S.E. (Peer Outreach Support Services and Education)
Free service providing training, street level outreach, information and support to youth. Project operated by youth for youth between the ages of 15-24.
Radius Child & Youth Services
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.
ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids)
Children’s mental health programs, from toddlers to teenagers: Child and Family, Good Beginnings and Youth Aiding Youth.
SAVIS (Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton)
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.
St. John Ambulance
Therapy Dog Program visits health and long-term care facilities. First Responders Program provides first aid and health care at public events.
STRIDE (Supported Training and Rehabilitation in Diverse Environments)
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.
Support & Housing – Halton