Rapport Youth & Family Services is a non-profit social service organization that provides counselling and related support services to youth in Peel Region.
Rapport is staffed by professionally trained social workers, counsellors, and youth workers who provide a range of confidential services. We provide services for young people between the ages of 12 and 20 who are experiencing personal, social or family problems.
RAPPORT LOSES A GREAT CONTRIBUTOR
It is with greatest sadness that we announce the passing of our Board member and friend Genither Polius Dujon (aged 46). Genither has been an active member of Rapport’s Board since October 2008. She participated in the Human Resources Committee, and the Finance Committee, and was a Past Treasurer. Genither’s contributions to Rapport and its youth will be truly missed. Genither was a published author, a devoted mother and wife. Genither authored “Leadership in Canada: Gender, Race and Class”, published February 3, 2012.
Genither is survived by her husband Leonard and five children. A trust fund has been setup to assist the family during this difficult time. TD Canada Trust. Transit number 00892, Account number 74276339257.
Please join us is offering the Dujon family our deepest sympathies.
BOB RAE UNPLUGGED EVENT
Visit http://bobraeunplugged.com for more information on this special event to benefit Rapport Youth & Family Services (ECLYSPE Youth Centres) on Thursday, March 7, 2013 beginning at 6:30pm. Click here to view official invitation.
RHYTHM PROJECT VIDEO
Congratulations to the RHYTHM Project for the amazing dance shows last Wednesday evening at Celebration Square in Mississauga. Rapport is proudly their sponsor through the Youth-in-Action grants funded by the Region of Peel and the United Way of Peel Region. Participants learned about dance as a positive outlet for emotion as a method of conflict resolution. They are truly training youth to be leaders through dance. View video here.
BBOT AFTER HOURS APPEARANCE
TEEN SUICIDE INTERVIEW
Manager of Clinical Services, Joan Manning, did an interview for CBC TV and CBC Radio on the subject of teen suicide. A link to the news clip is below. The story was in reaction to recent teen suicides at Sandalwood Heights SS here in Brampton. View the article here.
TANGERINE WALK-IN COUNSELLING ARTICLE
Congratulations to our Walk-in Counselling team for a great first day yesterday. We have received great feedback from clients, staff and our service partners. View the article here.
ECLYPSE ON THE MOVE
Brampton, December 21, 2011 – The staff and Board of Directors of Rapport Youth & Family Services are excited to announce the relocation of the ECLYPSE Youth Centre(s). After 5 years at the Clark Plaza location, ECLYPSE is moving to 60 West Drive, Unit 101, in Brampton. ECLYPSE is a multi-service centre for 12-24 year olds living in Brampton. The centre(s) provide counselling support, multi-media, arts programing, employment services, and volunteer opportunities for youth. The centres are generously funded by the Region of Peel, the United Way of Peel Region, and the Chinguacousy Lion’s Club.
Rapport Youth & Family Services, along with our partners in service (Peel Children’s Centre, Associated Youth Services of Peel and Nexus Youth Services) has received new funding from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) as part of the Ontario government’s commitment of $257 million province-wide over three years to expand mental health and addiction services for children and youth. Our service growth will include: the expansion of our counselling service for youth (12-18 years of age) and, along with our partners, the creation of the first ever walk-in counselling service for children, youth and families. This service will be offered three days a week starting March 1st.
RAPPORT OPENS SECOND YOUTH CENTRE
The Board at Rapport is proud to announce the opening of a second ECLYPSE Youth Centre serving the needs of youth 12-24 in Central Brampton. This new centre, generously funded by the United Way of Peel Region is a smaller version of the renowned ECLYPSE Centre in Bramalea. Please see more information below.
OUR NEWEST PARTNER - TANGERINE WALK-IN COUNSELLING
Rapport partnered with PCC and AYSP to open the first walk-in counselling service for children and youth in Peel – Tangerine Walk-In Counselling. Please visit their website today by clicking here.
KEY CONTACT INFORMATION
155 Clark Blvd., Unit 11, Brampton, ON, Canada, L6T 4G6
(905) 455-4100 ext. 223
Rob El-Sayed, Manager, Strategic Operations & Communications
(905) 455-4100 ext. 229
Joan Manning, Manager, Counselling Services
(905) 455-4100 ext. 224
|Rapport is a United Way of Peel funded agency|