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.
Annual General Meeting is June 21
Rapport's Annual General Meeting is once again being held in collaboration with six of our children and youth serving partners in service. Peel Children’s Centre, Nexus Youth Services, Associated Youth Services of Peel, Catholic Family Services of Peel-Dufferin, Peel CAS, and Our Place Peel will join us in a joint AGM and Celebration on Tuesday June 21st, at 6:00 p.m. at the Mississauga Convention Centre. This year our guest speaker will Karen Eisner, Regional Director, Central Region of the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.
Rotary Walk for Rapport raises $13,000
On October 3rd, the Rotary Club of Brampton's Walk for Rapport raised almost
$13,000. Many thanks to the Rotary Club of Brampton for organizing the walk, and
to the community partners and volunteers who supported the event, including Peel
Regional Police, Brampton Beast, Clinton's on Main and Salvation Army. Thank you
also to the participants who walked on a cold, windy morning, and the donors who
sponsored their participation.
ECLYPSE Mural at Farmer's Market
A portable mural created by the youth and facilitators at ECLYPSE was shown at the Brampton Farmer's Market. Thanks to the City of Brampton and The Bridge for partnering in this amazing youth art project.
Rapport has moved
Rapport's new address is 71 West Drive, Unit 37, Brampton, ON L6T 5E2.
Home Depot Brampton supports Rapport/ECLYPSE
The 4 Brampton Home Depots have chosen to support Rapport for Home Depot Canada Foundation's Orange Door Campaign. Please visit any of the Home Depot stores in Brampton to support the campaign. Thank you!
Rapport Thanks Karen Campbell
Rapport's AGM marked the retirement of Karen Campbell from the Board of Directors. Many thanks to Karen who is Rapport's Past Chair, and was a strong contributor to the Board for six years.
Rapport AGM - Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Rapport's Annual General Meeting is coming up on Tuesday, June 16 at 6:00pm at the Mississauga Convention Centre
Brampton A's Partner with Rapport
The Brampton A's basketball team is partnering with Rapport to offer discounted tickets to their game on December 20th. The A's will also be donating a portion of the discounted ticket sales to Rapport. If you're at the game, be sure watch the video board for a profile of Rapport.
Maple Leaf Foods Donates Toys to ECLYPSE Youth
Maple Leaf Foods surprised the youth in all three ECLYPSE after school programs with toys. Employees from Maple Leaf visited the programs to give the toys to the youth. Thank you for your continued support!
North Park Students Raise $1,400 for Rapport
Thank you to the Business Venture students at North Park Secondary School for supporting Rapport through their Coffee Shop Challenge. Thank you to all of the students and staff at North Park who participated, and to premier Bill Davis and Mayor Linda Jeffrey for helping launch the challenge.
Rapport Exceeds United Way Fundraising Goal
Congratulations to our in-house United Way campaign co-chairs Sarah and Lisa, and Child & Youth Worker students (Kaila, Reshma, Cody and Karl) for helping Rapport raise over $5,000 for the United Way of Peel Region. Thank you to all those who donated, volunteered and participated in our events.
Home Depot Canada Foundation Donates $5,000
In celebration of the opening of Home Depot's fourth Brampton store, the Home Depot Canada Foundation donated $5,000 to Rapport. Thank you for this generous contribution, which follows the support of the Foundation's Orange Door Campaign at Brampton's other Home Depot locations.
ECLYPSE After School Programs in The Feeding the Country Story
Maple Leaf Foods continuted to recognize the work of Rapport's Zulekha Suni in a video titled The Feeding the Country Grant Story.
Rapport receives $10,000 Feeding the County Grant
Rapport's Zulekha Suni was on Breakfast Televsion to receive a $10,000 grant from Maple Leaf Foods and Dr. Karyn Gordon. Maple Leaf launched a cross-Canada search for a Canadian making a difference in their community. Zulekha's daughter Sarah nominated her mother for the hard work she does in Rapport's ECLYPSE after-school programs.
Congratulations Zulekha, and thank you to Maple Leaf Foods and Dr. Karyn Gordon. Zulekha will ensure the funds make a difference in the lives of the children in the ECLYSPE programs. If you would like to support Rapport and ECLYPSE, please donate through Canada Helps.
Pachi rocks ECLYPSE Ridgewood in Malton
The students in ECLYPSE after-school programs received a special visit from Pachi, the mascot for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am games. Thank you for the generous donation of equipment that will provide continued enjoyment for the ECLYPSE students.
Chinguacousy Lions Club Supports Rapport
Thank you to the Chinguacousy Lions Club for their generous $2,000 donation to Rapport/ECLYPSE.
Moksha Yoga Brampton Supports Rapport
Thank you to Moksha Yoga Brampton for raising over $1,500 for the ECLYPSE Youth Centres.
Peel Crisis Pocket Guide: Peel Region no-wait-list, crisis support, counselling and information services for children, youth and families
This resource contains contact information, program descriptions, available languages and a what-to-expect section to help guide children, youth and families to the right no-wait services in the region. View the Peel Crisis Pocket Guide, and the Printing and Folding Instructions. The Guide was developed by the Peel Service Collaborative, co-chaired by Joan Manning, Rapport's Director of Clinical Services.
September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day
Positive Lifestyle in Active Youth (P.L.A.Y.) engages Ashworth Square Community
Rapport proudly sponsored a United Way funded Youth in Action grant this year called Positive Lifestyle in Active Youth (P.L.A.Y.), a youth-led project that brought fun, healthy and engaging activities to the Ashworth Square neighbourhood in Mississauga. The community celebrated the conclusion of a busy, fun-filled season with a wrap-up BBQ.
Congratulations to Melissa, Johnny, Tirae, Tirell, Nezy and their team for a fabulous program and a job well done.
ECLYPSE Modern Batik Art Summer Program Concludes
Congratulations to the graduates of our ECLYPSE Modern Batik Art Summer Program in Malton. Many thanks to ECLYPSE (Mississauga) Manager Zulekha Suni for making this program happen, and to our dedicated art facilitators Raquel Vassell and Sarah Abdulkhalik. This year’s program was hosted by Malton Neighbourhood Services (MNS).
Thank you to MNS’s new Executive Director Jacquie Lewis for partnering with us, and for her leadership in creating the Modern Batik Art Program when Jacquie worked for Rapport six years ago.
Thank you Home Depot Brampton for supporting Rapport/ECLYPSE
Thanks to the customers of the 3 Brampton Home Depots for supporting Home Depot Canada Foundation's Orange Door Campaign. More then $18,000 was raised to support Rapport/ECLYPSE!
Mandeep Singh Cheema Charitable Foundation Supports Rapport
Rapport Youth & Family Services received a generous cheque for $1,000 from the Mandeep Singh Cheema Charitable Foundation. The cheque was presentated at the Foundation's second annual Gala in memory of Mandeep Singh Cheema.
Rapport Thanks Retiring Board Members
Rapport's AGM on June 17th marked the retirement two long-serving members of the Board of Directors. Many thanks to Rosana Filipe, who served on the Board for 8 years, and to John Matos, who served on the Board for 10 years.
Rotary Walk for Rapport Raises over $10,000
On June 8th, the Rotary Club of Brampton hosted the first annual Rotary Walk for Rapport to support the ECLYPSE youth centres. The event raised over $10,000 thanks to the walkers from Rotary, Rapport and the community. Many thanks to the Rotary Club of Brampton for a generous donation, and for their superb organization of the walk.
ECLYPSE mural unveiled at Loafer's Lake Park
On June 7th a mural painted by youth from ECLYPSE was unveiled at Loafer's Lake Park. The artists were joined by Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell, local Councillors, and representatives from Rapport to celebrate the unveiling.
Rapport Celebrated Children's Mental Health Week, May 4-10
Rapport Youth & Family Services celebrated Children's Mental Health Week (CMHW) with activities including: a display of youth art at the Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA), a presentation at Lincoln Alexander SS, and an open house at the Tangerine Walk-in Clinic on May 8th.
Children's Mental Health Week is an initiative of Children's Mental Health Ontario. The goals are to spread awareness of the signs of child and youth mental health problems, decrease stigma and spread the message that help is available and treatment works. Learn more about Rapport's CMHW initiatives.
Learn more about Rapport's CMHW initiatives.
71 West Drive, Unit 37, Brampton, ON L6T 5E2
(905) 455-4100 ext. 223
Joan Manning, Director of Clinical Services
(905) 455-4100 ext. 224
Aubrey Fitzgerald, Manager, Youth Outreach & Engagement Services (Brampton sites)
Zulekha Suni, Manager, Youth Outreach & Engagement Services (Mississauga sites)
|Rapport is a United Way of Peel funded agency|