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Organization: Jessie's -- The June Callwood Centre for Young Women  
Phone Numbers: 416-365-1888
Crisis: 416-365-1888
Fax: 416-365-1944
205 Parliament St
Toronto, ON
M5A 2Z4
Intersection: Parliament St and Queen St E
Hours: Mon-Tue 9 am-6:30 pm, Wed-Thu 9 am-5 pm * Fri 9 am-2 pm administration and crisis only
Executives: Maritza Sanchez - Executive Director
416-365-1888 ext 231 *
Service Description: Counselling/case management - personal counselling, information, advocacy, and referrals to other services about sexuality, birth control, abortion, adoption, and parenting

Health Services -- free pregnancy tests, specialized prenatal classes, individual health counselling and nutrition group * on site nurse * doctor visits once per week * help to find a health care provider

Housing Support -- help to search rental listing, contact landlords to arrange site viewings and interviews, accompany to view units * help to fill out applications for subsidized and specialized priority housing

Practical Help -- help with practical life details * Swap Shop -- free items such as baby clothes and equipment, maternity clothes, toys and small household items * free lunches and public transit trip to and from Jessie’s Centre * accompaniments to appointments * help filling out applications and forms

Parenting Groups -- to discuss infant and child development, parenting skills * fun activities

Respite Care Program -- let parents under 25 year old to take a temporary, overnight break * parent child centre

High School Education -- individualized programs that allow the students to earn compulsory and elective high school credits from grade 9-12

Community Education -- leadership training through high school presentation about healthy sexuality and pregnancy options

Services and Programs:

Fees: None
Application: Contact counsellor for appointment
Eligibility / Target Population: and their children * pregnant young women and young mothers and fathers
Languages: English * Chinese (Cantonese) * Chinese (Mandarin) * Hindi * Malayalam * Somali * Spanish * Tamil
Area Served:
Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: Breastfeeding
Child and Youth Community Health Care Programs
Clothing and Household Items
Crisis Pregnancy and Maternity Homes
Parenting Education
Parenting Groups
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on May 18, 2018

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