BridgeWay Family Centre

Record #: CDR1160
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 04 Jan 2023

Address/Location Info

Address & Map
1801 Lakeshore Road W, Unit 101
Mississauga, ON L5J 1J6
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Located In Community Mississauga
Intersection Southdown Rd and Lakeshore Rd W
Accessibility Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-822-1114
Fax 905-822-1102
Primary Contact Melanie Persaud, Director, Communications, Marketing & Fund Development, BridgeWay Family Centre; Phone: 905-822-1114 ext 227

Description/Eligibility/Service Details

Description The early learning programs that are offered at BridgeWay Family Centre help children develop the skills they need to be successful learners when they get to school. Each of their early learning programs are designed to support a child’s continuum of development by building on typical milestone achievements at each age and stage of a child’s early life. Each of the programs are developed with best practices and current research in child development in mind. 
For the various programs and locations, please check their website 
Postpartum Mood Disorder Peer Support Group:  
Free postpartum is available to mothers who are experiencing difficulties adjusting to life with a new baby or are coping with Postpartum Mood Disorder. Mothers can join our free weekly discussion groups to meet other mothers and share your ideas, thoughts, and experiences. Childcare is provided in the centre for the duration of the program; mothers are also welcome to bring your baby into the group with them if they prefer. If you have any concerns about changes in your mood or well-being, you can phone or text 647-913-8410. The line is answered between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Email for free, confidential support and resources. 
Prenatal Classes:  
These free classes are being offered in-person and virtually. Six-week sessions of interactive prenatal classes. Registration is required. Meet other first-time parents getting ready for the birth of a baby during the pandemic. Participants are asked to attend all sessions of the series so that we can build a supportive group for the longer term. A BridgeWay facilitator will call to confirm your registration.  
Key elements include:  
• Labour and delivery  
• Going Home with baby  
• Breastfeeding Basics  
• Pregnancy, delivery and caring for a newborn in a Pandemic  
Healthy Start:  
This is a free program is for pregnant individuals who are looking for extra support. The program will provide pregnant women of all ages with the skills, confidence and resources needed to keep themselves and their child healthy throughout their pregnancy and in to the first few months after birth. You will need to speak to a Program team member to see if you are eligible. To participate, contact or call (905) 822-1114 ext. 243. 
Some of the services offered include the following:  
• Interactive online and in-person classes  
• Arabic presentation offered on Tuesdays mornings  
• Fun food how-tos where you can learn about prenatal nutrition  
• Information about community resources 
• Support from a social worker and dietitian 
• Grocery gift cards, prenatal vitamins, healthy food and baby items  
Young Moms – A Prenatal Supper Club for Young Moms (Online):  
This free program (online and in-person) is open for pregnant individuals ages 24 and younger. To find out if you are eligible, contact or call (905) 822-1114 ext. 243. 
Expectant young moms gain the skills, confidence and resources needed to improve their health during pregnancy, learn about self-care, better understand parenting issues and make choices that enhance their unborn child’s future growth and development.  
Growing Together in Peel (GTIP) programs:  
Free programs for families who are looking for extra support. To find out if you are eligible for these programs, contact, or call 905-822-1114. Ext. 243
Hours *Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm;  
*Thu open until 8:00pm 
*Sat. 9:00am - 2:00pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under
Fees None
Languages English

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Service Level (51) Registered Charity

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