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
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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:
Established 1985
Primary Executive Anna Pavan, Executive Director; Phone: ext 225; Email:
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 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 
Young mothers and their families  
Volunteers: All volunteers are required to complete an up to date Police Reference and Vulnerable Sector 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 Volunteering: 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 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
Service Categories Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance ~ Mothers
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