New Beginnings

Non Residential Attendance Centre

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Record #: WIN0481 Last Modified: 18 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 18 Oct 2011
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Address1015 Highland Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 1R6
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Site Locationbetween Mercer St and Howard Ave
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Automatic entrance, Washroom
Bus RoutesCentral 3
IntersectionHighland Ave and Erie St E
Contact Information
Office Phone519-971-0973
Primary ContactMelissa Lauzon, Program Supervisor; Phone: ext 122; Email:
Primary ExecutiveMary Kay Morand, Executive Director; Phone: ext 102; Email:
Description & Services
DescriptionCommunity-based non-residential centre for young men and women  
* seeks alternatives to criminal behaviour  
services include;  
*emotional/behavioural therapy 
* anger mangement life skils 
* relapse prevention 
* pro-social skills 
* job readiness 
* tutoring  
* hot meal/lunch provided to program participants  
* weekly sessions 
"Say Yes To the Dress" Give Away Event: Held annually usually held in March or April of each year. 
* The hundreds of dresses are donated each year by generous community members, as well as dress shops and boutiques 
* Shoes and fancy clutches and purses are also usually donated, so many girls leave with a full outfit for their special occasion
HoursOffice: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Program: Mon-Fri, 9 am-6 pm * Wed 9 am-8 pm * Sat 10 am-6 pm
Areas ServedEssex County ; Windsor
EligibilityAges: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Youth offenders placed on probation with a condition to attend the Centre program
ApplicationReceive referral through probation officer or the courts
Print MaterialBrochures
FundingProvincial - Min Children and Youth Services
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameAnnual Prom Dress Giveaway ; Find a Prom Dress ; Free Prom Dress ; Say Yes to the Dress Event
Service Level(50) Non Profit