The Association was formed in 1991 to advocate for the betterment of community living for all residents of Lisgar. The objectives are:
These resources are available to provide mental health, stress and anxiety supports in the Region of Peel.
Another resource for families is 211 Central, for information about additional community programs and services:
or call 2-1-1 (available 24/7)
Canadian Food For Children is a registered charity.
1258 Lakeshore Rd E. Mississauga, ON L5E 3B8
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Secdonary students - are you interested in a volunteer position in order to gain practical experience in social justice? You can volunteer in the warehouse and participate in hands-on work.
For information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peel Children's Centre is one of the largest children's mental health treatment agencies in Canada. We provide a continuum of high quality mental health services for children, youth and their families who live in the Brampton, Mississauga or Caledon areas.
Kids Help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, we’re here to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24/7. Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through the website, you can connect with Kids Help Phone whenever you want, however you want.
EarlyON Centres support families seeking convenient, accessible, play-based learning activities with their children. Centres offer free, high-quality drop-in programs for families with children 6 and under. Families can interact with staff and qualified early years professionals to learn more about resources in the community. Parents, grandparents and caregivers can join support groups.
Every minute of every day, someone in Canada needs blood.
DPCDSB has a strong partnership with Canadian Blood Services through the HighSchool Campaign. By holding recruitment activities in school, adopting blood donor clinics and raising awareness, we are saving lives of hundreds of Canadian patients.
Secondary students have the opportunity to gain knowledge linked to the science and health curriculum, leadership skills that can be added to their CV and and life experience that makes a difference in the lives of others.
Eden Food for Change works to be a place where everyone in western Mississauga can be a part of a community focused on good food. Through our local food bank, they provide access to nutritionally balanced groceries. The kitchen programs teach people the skills and knowledge to provide healthy meals.
Erin Mills Connects community organization (EMC) was founded in 2016 as a collaborative of close to 60 community leaders. Its Steering Committee includes representatives of area schools, the Region of Peel, Peel Multicultural Council, Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services, the Dam, Erin Mills parents/guardians and youth. Working with its partners, the group holds events that inform and connect students and parents/guardians to local resources and services that increase well-being in the “L5M” area.
Our vision is that all children and youth value and enjoy the lifelong benefits of healthy, active living. Since 1921, we have worked in partnership with school boards, public health, government, non-government organizations and companies to develop groundbreaking programs and services. Ophea (Ontario Physical and Health Education Association) is a registered provincial charity.
Establishing the foundation for healthy emotional and social development, as well as prevention and early intervention, are all vital to ensuring the mental wellbeing of every person in Canada as they progress from childhood to adulthood.
Every year thousands of Canadian children lose their hair to cancer treatments, alopecia and other medical causes. At Angel Hair For Kids, we believe the act of providing a wig or hair loss solution will increase a child’s self-esteem and confidence during a difficult time in their young lives.
Whether you get the flu shot or not, there are lots of ways to minimize your risk of getting it and your risk of passing it on. Chances are, someone around you is either at higher risk themselves, or goes home to someone who is pregnant, someone who is an infant, someone who is elderly, or someone with cancer or another illness that compromises immunity. Let’s protect those people.