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Community Partners is an organization of agencies and services providing employment, education and training opportunities for youth in the Region of Halton.

The Community Partners database provides a summary of the services provided and the areas served by the organizations as well as connections to service providers who deal with more personal issues encountered by youth.

Use the contact information or web site to obtain more detailed information about the organization.


  • E/T = Education Training
  • CC = Career Counselling
  • PC = Personal Counselling
  • R = Recreation
  • H = Housing

Items marked in gray indicate that that service is provided

Organization Location Area Served Clientele E/T CC PC R H Contact Phone # Website
ADAPT - Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Services B H Youth and adults, problem with alcohol, drugs, gambling           Glen Ricketts Acton/Georgetown 905-873-2993 Burlington 905-639-6537 Milton 905-693-4250 Oakville 905-339-6547 No.
Adult Learning Centre (HCDSB) O H High school students over the age of 16 and under the age of 21             905-632-5858 Yes
Alanon Family Groups, Al-Anon/Alateen Halton Groups Toronto H 12-20 yrs, problem of alcoholism in a relative or friend             1-888-425-2666; Oakville: 416-410-3809; Burlington: 905-522-1733 Yes
Alternatives for Youth Hamilton B 13-22 yrs, addiction to tobacco, alcohol, drugs           Sue Didtrek 905-527-4469 Yes
Apprenticesearch.com B H Youth and adults             905-634-2575 Yes
Burlington Counselling and Family Services B B               905 637-5256 No.
Centre for Skills Development and Training, Career Assessments and Planning B,G,M H Youth and Adults             905-702-7311 Yes
Centre for Skills Development and Training, LINC Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada B,G,M,O H Adults             905-845-1157 x102 Yes
Centre for Skills Development and Training, Job Opportunities for Youth A,B,G,M,O, H 15-30yrs           Kim Soth, Hector Vasquez Burlington, Oakville: 905-333-3499 x107; Milton, Georgetown, Acton 905-693-8458 x102 Yes
Centre for Skills Development and Training, Job Shop A,B,G,M,O, H 15+             905-333-3499 Yes
Centre for Skills Development and Training, Pre-aaprenticeship and trades B H 18+             905-333-3499 x121 Yes
Coalition for Persons with Disabilities   H               905-755-9734, 1-800-270-38-61, TTY 905-755-9734 Yes
Community Youth Programs Incorporated O H 15-18 yrs, must be in school/college           Lorraine Wark 905-845-9718 Yes
Family Adolescent Straight Talk Inc. O H Youth           Jim Harkins, Susan Gavigan 1-888-651-5186; 905-469-6338 Yes
Gary Allan High School B,G,M,O H 16+ yrs             Burlington: 905-632-2944 Georgetown: 905-873-8783; Milton: 905-878-1480; Oakville: 905-845-7542 No.
Good Shepherd Centres, Youth Services Hamilton B 16-21 yrs           Joanne McKinley, Kim DeSimone 905-528-9109 No.
Halton Adolescent Support Services B, O, M H 6-18 yrs             1-800-796-4277 No.
Halton Child and Youth Services A,B,G,M,O,H               Burlington 905-634-2347 North Halton 905 875-2575, Oakville 905-847-6547 No.
Halton Family Services A,B,G,M,O,H all ages             Burlington (905) 681-7775 Milton 905-845-3811 North Halton 905-845-3811 Oakville 905-845-3811 Yes
Halton Hills Community Support and Information - Links 2 Care Off The Wall Youth Centre A G, H 12-19 yrs           Amanda Costjuk 519-853-9825 Yes
Halton Hills Community Support and Information - Links 2 Care Open Door Youth Centre G G, H 12-19 yrs           Amanda Costjuk 905-873-2966 Yes
Halton Industry Education Council B H Youth             905-634-2575 Yes
Halton Region Health Department   H               905-825-6000 1-866-442-5866 Yes
Halton Trauma Centre   H               905-823-3242 1-800-663-9888 Yes
Halton Women's Place B H 18+, abused women           Sandy Crowley, Diane Beaulieu Crisis phone: 905-878-8555; Office phone: 905-332-1200 Yes
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre - Youth Program Hamilton H 13-24             905-548-9593 No.
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada   Canada               Burlington: 905-637-4525; Georgetown: 905-877-6915; Milton: 905-878-8418; Oakville: 905-845-3891 Yes
Independent Learning Centre Distance education Ontario 16+, not in school             1-800-387-5512 Yes
Job Connect B B 16 - 24             905-681-1140 Yes
Job Connect G,M,O   16 - 24             Georgetown 905-877-6915 Milton 905-878-8418 Oakville 905-845-3891 Yes
Kids Help Line   H               1-800-668-6868 Yes
Literacy Council of Burlington B B 19+           Janet Campbell, Margaret Campbell 905-631-1770 Yes
Literacy North Halton G A, G, M 19+             905-873-2200 Yes
Mohawk College - Programs for students w/o a high school diploma Hamilton H               905-385-4295 Yes
Nelson Youth Centres B H 8-14 yrs             905-681-2611 Yes
North Halton Distress and Info Centre A,G,M                 905-877-1211 Yes
Oakville Distress Centre O O               905-849-4541 Yes
Oakville Literacy Council O O 18+           Liz Gibbon 905-469-8528 Yes
Oakville Youth Development Centre O O 13-18 yrs           Tyler Young 905-845-6932 No.
Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Jobgrow and Training Hotlines Toronto Ontario 15+             1-800-387-5656; 416-326-5656 No.
Rape Crisis Centre   H All             905-825-3622; 905-875-1555  
Salvation Army A, B, G, M, O H All - emergency shelter, food, family services, life skills training             Acton: 519-853-1140; Burlington: 905-637-3894; Georgetown: 905-877-9470; Milton: 905-875-1555; Oakville: 905-827-5324 Yes
Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services O H All           Charity Kacsoh 905-825-6065; 24 hours: 905-875-3242 Yes
Sheridan College:Academic Upgrading A,B,G,M,O, H 19+             905-845-9430 x8009 Yes
Sheridan College: Continuing Education M,O H 18+             905-842-8800 No.
Sheridan College, Job Connect and Summer Job Service O A, G, M, O 16-24 years, unemployed, out of school           Jan Douglas, Lisa Bering 905-845-9430 x8160 No.
Social Insurance Number   H Anyone needing a social insurance number               Yes
Teen Crisis Line   H               905-878-9785  
Teen Health Clinic Hamilton                 905-522-7778  
Telecare Burlington Distress Line B B               905-681-1488 yes
Transitions for Youth B H 12-21years, varies with program             1-888-389-5535; 905-632-6531 No.
YMCA Career Development and Learning Centre B H Youth           Nicki Glowacki 905-681-1140 Yes

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