New Beginnings

Site: Windsor - Highland Ave

Service: Non Residential Attendance Centre

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Record #: WIN0481 Last Modified: 13 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 18 Oct 2011
Contact Information
Office Phone519-971-0973
Primary ContactMelissa Lauzon, Program Supervisor; Phone: ext 122; Email:
Description and Service Details
DescriptionCommunity-based non-residential centre for young men and women  
* seeks alternatives to criminal behaviour  
Program offers;  
* Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) 
* Coping With Anger (Anger Management) 
* Skills Streaming Pro-Social Skills 
* Life Management Skills 
* Literacy, Tutoring, and Education 
* Employment Readiness and Job Skills 
* Substance Abuse Counselling 
* Healthy Relationships: A Violence Prevention Curriculum 
* Nurturing Skills for Teen Parents 
* hot meal/lunch provided to program participants  
* weekly sessions 
Visit the Website for more detailed information on the program Click Here to Visit the Website 
Sup. DescriptionAgency Community Event 
"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
Application* How to Access the Program 
A Probation Officer (Case Manager) must refer the youth to the program. The probation order may require attendance with a specific condition on the order naming the Attendance Centre, or, as a general condition of probation as it relates to counselling or any other program deemed suitable by the Probation Officer.  
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionThe Mission of New Beginnings is to provide young people with a structured rehabilitation program of residential services, counselling, support, supervision and aftercare.
Primary ExecutiveMary Kay Morand, Executive Director; Phone: ext 102; Email:
FundingProvincial - Min Children and Youth Services
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Locationbetween Mercer St and Howard Ave
Located In CommunityWindsor
Address & Map
1015 Highland Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 1R6
View MapQuest Map
IntersectionHighland Ave and Erie St E
Bus RoutesCentral 3
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Automatic entrance, Washroom
Other Details
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