When you give to United Way Oakville, your money goes into what we call the Community Fund. Your donation supports a network of 33 agencies providing vital services to over 30,000 people in Oakville.
T: 905-637-5256 – www.accesscounselling.ca
Dedicated to enhance family life and personal functioning by assisting people to cope with life’s stresses. Services include: individual, couple and family counselling, counselling for abused women and children, Caring Dads program for men who have used abusive behaviours with their families.
T: 905-827-8800 – www.acclaimhealth.ca
Acclaim Health is dedicated to providing a broad spectrum of community health and support services to seniors and others in need. Services include: Alzheimer Services, Seniors Day Program, Support & Counselling, Friendly Visitor Program, Special Steps Program, and Tele-Touch.
T: 905-847-6537 – www.haltonadapt.org
Halton Alcohol Drug and Gambling, Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Program (ADAPT) provides outpatient assessment and treatment services for individuals experiencing problems with alcohol, gambling and/or drug abuse.
T: 905-467-8551 – www.arthouseonline.org/
ArtHouse offers cost-free programs to young children aged 7-11, helping them to develop their hidden talents, experience the thrill of creative and artistic expression and share experiences in team building and social cohesion.
T: 905-339-2355 – www.bbbshalton.ca
Dedicated to meeting the emotional, physical and social needs of children in Halton, Big Brothers Big Sisters offers the following programs: matching for children experiencing loneliness, isolation, low self-confidence or lacking familial supports, in-school mentoring, homework tutoring and recreation programs.
T: 1-888-275-5332 – www.cnib.ca
CNIB provides services to enhance the lives of individuals living with a visual impairment. Programs include: life skills, mobility and vision enhancement programs, access to a brail library, technical aids, counseling, referals and employment training.
T: 1-877-347-3427 – www.chs.ca
Provides services to people who are deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing, including counseling, outreach, public education, interpreting, technical devices and English literacy classes for deaf newcomers to Canada.
T: 905-693-4270 www.cmhahrb.ca
Provides self-help and life skills to people facing mental health issues, including: community information and referral, recreation programs, education and support services, and advocacy for social justice.
T: 905-632-1975 – www.cdhalton.ca
The organization provides consultation and research to identify social issues and community needs. The organization provides volunteer management training and maintains a website of volunteer opportunities in Halton.
T: 905-844-0146 – www.oakcl.org
Dedicated to providing assistance to people with developmental disabilities to ensure clients can participate in all elements of society to their fullest potential. The agency provides residential and day programs.
T: 905-580-9441 – www.thecyan.org
Dedicated to strengthen, expand and promote the impact of youth civic engagement and foster developmental assets. CYAN engages youth in community volunteerism and leadership.
T: 905-845-9718 – www.cyphalton.com
The agency provides residential placement for youth aged 15 to 18 years that are not able to live with family and not yet ready for independent living. Other programs include consultation and counseling for adolescents and parents, and follow-up support.
T: 905-849-4541 – www.distresscentreoakville.com
The agency provides a listening and befriending crisis intervention telephone service for people suffering from depression, attempted suicide, loneliness and other issues. Callers are referred to community services and agencies where appropriate.
T: 905-459-1315 – www.efrypeelhalton.ca
Delivers programs and services to women and youth who are at risk of coming into conflict with the law. The Youth Now counseling program promotes positive social behaviour and conflict resolution skills for both male and female youth.
T: 905-510-5724 – www.foodforlife.ca
Poverty relief organization that picks up and delivers surplus food from wholesalers and retailers and distributes it to community partners, housing developments, outreach programs and non-profit residential homes.
T: 905-844-4772 – www.grace-house.net/index.htm
The agency provides time-limited residential accommodation in a group cooperative setting for socially disadvantaged adults to help them achieve independent living. Residents have access to counseling and 24-hour supervision.
T: 905-845-3811 – www.haltonfamilyservices.org
Professional counselors help individuals, couples and families who are experiencing difficulty coping with life’s challenges. The agency also provides specialized services for those dealing with violence against women and bereavement.
T: 905-331-0227 – www.haltonfoodforthought.com
Halton Food for Thought promotes the connection between healthy food choices and improved learning by offering a variety of nutrition programs to students in elementary and high schools throughout Halton.
T: 905-842-2486 – www.halton-multicultural.org
Halton Multicultural Council assists new Canadians settle in Halton Region. Programs include settlement and integration services, supportive counseling and education around topics such as anti-racism and human rights.
T: 905-825-3242 – www.haltontraumacentre.ca
Provides crisis intervention and therapy to families where a child or adolescent has disclosed or is investigated for child abuse. The agency also provides ongoing group therapy to children, teenagers and adults who experienced sexual abuse as a child.
T: 905-464-0785 – www.hippyoakville.org
This agency provides a home-based education and early literacy program for vulnerable families to prepare 3-5 year old children for success in school. Home visitors meet with caregivers weekly.
T: 1-877-399-7299 – www.hopeplacecentres.org
The agency offers residential treatment for men and women suffering from alcohol and/or substance abuse and related issues, and assists individuals with successful community re-entry and outpatient programs.
T: 905-337-2333 – www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
Offers peer support, hope and encouragement to grieving children, teenagers and their primary caregivers. The program focuses on the child/teenager’s experience of grief and loss, adjusting to change and healing.
T: 905-814-0252 – www.nelsonyouthcentres.com
The agency provides an array of therapeutic group programs for children and youth experiencing social, emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties. The agency also offers parent empowerment programs.
T: 905-842-1411 – www.oakvillemealsonwheels.com
Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels delivers nutritious hot and frozen meals to persons living in Oakville that are unable to manage their own nutitional and/or dietary needs.
T: 905-849-6366 – www.op-cc.ca
The agency serves families with young children with a variety of programs including drop-in, registered and nursery school programs. Parents and caregivers can share ideas and access parenting support and information by attending workshops, through phone support or by booking an appointment with the parent educator on staff.
T: 905-339-3525 – www.rockonline.ca
A mental health centre serving children and youth who are experiencing emotional, behavioural, developmental, learning and/or social difficulties.
T: 905-469-9325 – www.sja.ca
The agency provides training and community services that enable people to improve their health, safety, and quality of life. The Therapy Dog Program has well-behaved canine ambassadors and their handlers visit people in hospitals, special needs programs, or in long-term care facilities.
T: 905-825-3622 – www.savisofhalton.org
SAVIS provides support to suvivors of sexual violence through counseling and practical support, as well as education and advocacy activities to the community.
T: 905-337-8937 – www.senaca.ca
The day program provides therapeutic, individualized recreation activities, exercise programs, social events and light nursing care, in a caring and nurturing environment, for seniors and disabled adults.
T: 905-639-4252 – www.stride.on.ca
Supported Training and Rehabilitation in Diverse Environments (STRIDE) assists individuals with mental health issues to find meaningful work opportunities.
T:905-845-9212 – www.shhalton.org
The agency operates housing and support services for persons living with mental illness.
T: 905-847-5520 – www.haltonwomenscentre.org
The Women’s Centre assists women facing a variety of struggles through peer and crisis counseling, educational programs, and referral to community resources.
Each red marker indicates a United Way Oakville funded agency. On the interactive map, click on a red marker to view agency name, contact info, and website.
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466 Speers Rd, Suite 200
Oakville, ON L6K 3W9
Charitable Registration Number:
10816 0243 RR 0001