Peel Transitions is a Collaborative project led by the East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC) and funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
The members are:
The East Mississauga Community Health Centre (EMCHC), a branch of LAMP CHC, is a community based, charitable, organization that believes in creating greater access to health resources in the community. EMCHC’s priority populations are: isolated seniors, racialized individuals and communities, people living in poverty, immigrants and refugees, and LGBTTIQQ2S (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, 2 Spirit) individuals and communities. EMCHC provides a number of programs and services.
AYSP is a dynamic team of optimistic and compassionate professionals and volunteers dedicated to helping children, youth and families manage mental health and/or justice issues in order to realize their potential and encourage their contribution to community. They offer a number of Programs & Groups focused on counselling, intervention, conflict resolution, de-escalation and advocacy within an equity-based framework. Services are free of charge for residents of the Peel Region.
BCHC provides primary health care, programs and services to residents of Bramalea with area codes L6R/S/T that focus on health promotion, illness prevention, community development and advocacy. They prioritize youth, isolated seniors, newcomers, people who are homeless, under housed or at risk of homelessness, those dealing with mental health and/or substance use issues, under-resourced families and members of racialized communities. The Counselling & Community Supports allow clients access to information, services and referrals around mental and emotional health, employment, settlement, housing, food security, education, seniors care and much more.
PHAN is committed to serving diverse people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and to limit the spread of the virus through support, education, advocacy and volunteerism. Through community education and outreach programs, PHAN pro-actively offers the general public and at-risk populations information on HIV prevention, healthy sexuality and harm reduction. The support department provides programs for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and those affected with a range of services including counseling, case management, health promotion, capacity building and referrals to help improve quality of life.