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 Leave voice mail or call 310-COPE (310-2673)
Fax 905-853-5949
E-Mail information@therose.ca
Website www.roseofsharon.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/roseofsharonservicesforyoungmothers
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/roseofsharon_85/
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/RoseofSharon_YR
Volunteer Coordinator Sharlene Gadsden, Event and Volunteer Coordinator, Rose of Sharon; Phone: 905-853-5514 ext 232 * 1-877-516-3715; Fax: 905-853-5949; Email: sgadsden@therose.ca
Established 1985
Primary Executive Anna Pavan, Executive Director; Phone: ext 225; Email: apavan@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) Offers individual supportive counselling through in-office and community visits * provides support and educational services to pregnant and parenting women (under age 25) with childcare support * parenting and personal development groups * links young mothers to parenting programs in their community providing 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; High School Program support of a qualified teacher to complete high school credits includes the individual support of a Rose of Sharon counsellor, group parenting and personal development programs, and childcare support for children up to age of 18 months of program participants;
Child Development Centre age appropriate programs, which include music, crafts, sensory play and outdoor activities for children while mothers attend educational or group services;
Group Programs:

Parenting Programs Six to eight week programs, once a week, that focus on specific aspects of parenting such as attachment, resiliency, and positive parenting;
Personal Development Programs Six to eight week programs, once a week, focus on mother, topics have included Healthy Relationships and Self Empowerment.;
Young Mothers Outreach Program (YMOP) with Rose of Sharon and Ontario Early Years Centre (OEYC) staff for fun and interactive activities for Mom and your child * Staff and volunteers support mothers through parenting programs, guest speakers, and information about community services; Workshops Twice a month covering specialized topics such as early literacy, nutrition, resume writing, cooking, and more
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Young mothers under the age of 25 and their families * High School program for young mothers under 21 years
Application Volunteering: Application on website to be filled out, signed and submitted via mail, fax or email * volunteers will be contacted, interviewed, and asked to provide Vulnerable screen, TB test, and 3 references
Languages English
Fees None ; Volunteer must cover costs of their vulnerable sector screening and TB test when required
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 Ave and Eagle St
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; no elevator required ground level
Service Categories Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance ~ Mothers
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