Adult Court Counselling Service

Adult Court Counselling Service is for those engaged in behaviours that have led to negative consequences.

How does this program help?

The Adult Court Counselling Service is a fee-for-service program that is designed to provide individual counselling to adult women and men.

What can this program do?

The Adult Court Counselling Service Program addresses problem behaviors in:

The Personal Counselling Program:

This component of the Program is intended to provide emotional/problem solving support to individuals who are experiencing various stressors in their lives and are finding that it is affecting their lives negatively.

The Anti-Shoplifting and Fraud Program:

This component of the program is designed to assist individuals in identifying issues that have led to such activities, and to assist them in addressing both these underlying issues as well as finding solutions that are socially acceptable.

Research indicates that while some shoplift because of economic need or peer pressure, shoplifting, for many, is an early symptom of gathering depression. The individual may be experiencing marital problems, feelings of anxiety, isolation and anger. The individual often lacks self-confidence, finds it difficult to express his/ her feelings and has trouble making decisions.

The Anger Management Program:

This component of the Program is designed to help the individual in understanding their thinking patterns behind their anger and promotes assertive rather than aggressive reactions to life problems.

What service does this program provide?

The Program is comprised of five to ten individual counseling sessions that are each approximately one hour in length. The number of appointments are determined on an individual basis

Who Is Eligible?

Individuals who are participating in this program are generally referred to the program by the courts, lawyers, or other social service agencies. Must be 18 years and older and not on Probation.

Fee for Services Rates are determined on an individual basis.

Who Can I Contact For More Information?

Head Office:
Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
44 Peel Centre Drive, Suite 200
Brampton, ON  L6T 4B5
Tel: 905-459-1315
Fax: 905-459-1322

Mississauga Office:
Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
1325 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 214
Mississauga, ON L4W 4L9
Tel: 905-624-1755 Ext: 225
Fax: 905-624-4046

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register or get started with the counselling sessions?

You can register by contacting the Counsellor at the above noted phone numbers and scheduling an initial assessment appointment.

Please note that the program does offer some evening appointments but does not operate on weekends.

How long the individual sessions are and how many sessions would I be attending?

Each counselling session is approximately one hour in length and the number of appointments is determined on an individual basis.