Rose of Sharon

Site: Newmarket, Eagle Street

Service: Services for Young Mothers

Record Details
Office Phone 905-853-5514
Toll Free Phone 1-877-516-3715
After Hours Phone May leave voice mail or call 310-COPE (310-2673)
Fax 905-853-5949
E-Mail information@therose.ca
Website www.therose.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/roseofsharonservicesforyoungmothers
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/RoseofSharon_YR
Volunteer Coordinator Leah 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
Established 1985
Primary Executive Anna Pavan, Executive Director; Phone: ext 225; Email: apavan@therose.ca
Alternate Executive Kelley Oswin, Program Director; Phone: ext 227; Email: koswin@therose.ca
Funding Regional / 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
Description (Service) Confidential, 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 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
Application Application 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
Languages English
Fees None
Site Location Former White Oaks Cleaners building
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
361 Eagle St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 1K5
 
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Intersection Lorne and Eagle; East of Lorne, on Eagle
Service Categories Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance ~ Mothers
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