Rose of Sharon

Services for Young Mothers

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Record #: NKT0043 Last Modified: 09 Jan 2014 Last Full Update: 09 Jan 2014
Record Details
Established1985
FundingRegional / Municipal - York Region ; Provincial - Trillium grant; Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Federal - Human Resources Skills Development Canada; Health Canada ; Fundraising ; United Way ; Private ; ShareLife Catholic Charities
Print MaterialPamphlets
Address NotesFormer White Oaks Cleaners building
Address361 Eagle St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 1K5
 
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Mailing Address361 Eagle St 
Newmarket, ON L3Y 1K5
Office Phone905-853-5514
Fax905-853-5949
After Hours PhoneMay leave voice mail or call 310-COPE (310-2673)
Toll Free Phone1-877-516-3715
E-mailinformation@therose.ca
Websitewww.therose.ca
Executive 1Anna Pavan, Executive Director; Phone: ext 225; Email: apavan@therose.ca
Executive 2Kelley Oswin, Program Director; Phone: ext 227; Email: koswin@therose.ca
Volunteer CoordinatorLeah Walker, Event and Volunteer Coordinator, Rose of Sharon; Phone: 905-853-5514 ext 223, 1-877-516-3715 905-853-5514 ext 232 * 1-877-516-3715; Fax: 905-853-5949; Email: lwalker@therose.ca
Areas ServedYork Region
IntersectionLorne and Eagle; East of Lorne, on Eagle
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
LanguagesEnglish
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Due to the nature of the agency, all volunteers are required to complete an up to date Police Reference and Vulnerable Screening as well as a TB test 
 
For services for pregnant teens and young mothers * Volunteers must be able to work with young mothers under the age of 25
ApplicationApplication is available on agency website to be filled out, signed and submitted via mail, fax or email with attention to Leah Walker * volunteers will be contacted, interviewed, and provide Vulnerable screen, TB test, and 3 references
FeesNone
DescriptionConfidential, free programs and services designed to meet the specific needs of young mothers (under age 25) and their child(ren) * individual supportive counselling through in-office and community visits * provides support and educational services to pregnant and parenting women (under age 20) with childcare support * parenting and personal development groups * links young mothers to parenting programs in their community * assists young mothers in housing searches and applying for housing subsidy * provides referrals and information * emergency support with practical needs (diapers, formula, baby food) * transportation provided for some programs * (daycare) * small donation room for mothers in need to access food and gently used clothing/toys/household items
SubjectsEducation ; Family life education ; Parent and child programs ; Parenting support ; Pregnancy ; Single mothers ; Single parents ; Teen mothers ; Women ; Young adults
Block Update EmailsNo