Danielle's Place, Ontario, Burlington

Virtual Programs

All current in-person programs are now Virtual.
Danielle’s Place continues to operate virtually please take a look at the virtual programs listed below.

Virtual Expressive Arts

Program via Zoom
VIRTUAL

Virtual Yoga

Program via Zoom
VIRTUAL

Virtual Dove Confident Me

Thursday Evenings | 7-Week Program | Ages 12-14
Virtual

Virtual Free Being Me

Wednesday Evenings | 8-Week Program | Ages 8-11
virtual

Virtual Parent Support Group

Program via Zoom
NEW VIRTUAL

Embrace and Empower

8-Week Program | Ages 13-17
NEW VIRTUAL

Authentically Me

4-Week Program
NEW VIRTUAL
Danielle's Place, Ontario, Burlington

Virtual Expressive Arts

Danielle’s Place will be offering Virtual Expressive Arts programs via Zoom. The program is free. For registration information and information on future groups please visit our Instagram page or send us an email.

Virtual Yoga

Danielle’s Place is offering virtual yoga programs for all ages and genders through the Zoom platform. All of our Yoga programs are facilitated by Certified Yoga Instructors. For up-to-date information about offered Yoga groups please follow us on Instagram or send us an email.

Virtual Dove Confident Me

When: The Dove Confident Me Program runs six times a year for 7-weeks.

Cost: Free!

This group is for female identifying and non-binary youth (12-16) who are interested in coming together to discuss issue’s such as body image, how media relate to and affect body image, appearance ideals, breaking down stereotypes and how to become an advocate for positive body image in the community.Please note that this is not a therapy group and is not intended for individuals who are experience behavioural challenges, need one-to-one support in a group setting or need more intensive one-to-one therapy. The group is facilitated by trained volunteers and students.

Registration is required to attend. If you are new to Danielle’s Place at ROCK an intake phone call is required prior to registration. Please call our central intake line to receive a referral 289-266-0036.

Virtual Free Being Me

When: The Free Being Me Program runs for 8-weeks, three times a year in the fall, winter and summer.

Cost: Free!

This group is for female identifying youth ages 8-11, and introduces the idea that society promotes a narrow and unrealistic definition of beauty. Free Being Me will use positive and affirming activities to nurture body confidence and self-esteem. Girls will be encouraged to express their own identity and connect with the world around them. Please note that this is not a therapy group and is not intended for individuals who are experience behavioural challenges, need one-to-one support in a group setting or need more intensive one-to-one therapy. The group is facilitated by trained volunteers and students.

Registration is required to attend. If you are new to Danielle’s Place at ROCK an intake phone call is required prior to registration. Please call our central intake line to receive a referral 289-266-0036.

Virtual Parent Support Group

When: The first Tuesday and Thursday of every month from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

Where: From your home! Participants will participate using the Zoom Platform.

Who: Parents/Caregivers of Children with Eating Disorders.

Join us for a monthly support group for parents/caregivers who have children suffering from eating disorders or who have an adolescent transitioning to adult care. Each month we share information and encourage each other.

Guest speakers share their knowledge and insights to equip parents/caregivers with tools to successfully work with their children. The group supplies hope, inspiration and strength. Each session is informal and we encourage you to drop in or stay for the whole evening.

Please note Zoom links will be sent out 24/hr prior to the group. For registration information, please contact Danielle’s Place Coordinator Erica Crews via email.

Embrace and Empower

When: The Embrace and Empower program runs 8-weeks, twice a year in the Fall and Winter.

Cost: Free!

The Embrace & Empower program focuses on the historical and social influences that can impact Queer and/or Trans youth ages 13-17, their body image, body perception, identity and relationship with food. The Embrace and Empower program utilizes group-oriented peer-to-peer discussion and strategy-building activities to encourage body acceptance. Throughout the Embrace & Empower program, participants will explore identity, ancestry & Queerness, Queer and Trans representation in new and old media, discuss Queer and Trans bodies around the world and unpack how food & body can be empowering & connecting as well as nourishing.

Registration is required to attend. If you are new to Danielle’s Place at ROCK a referral is required prior to registration. Please contact ROCK’s central intake line at 289-266-0036 to schedule your intake call.

Authentically Me

When: The Authentically Me Program runs for 4-weeks in the Fall, Spring and Winter.

Cost: Free!

The Authentically Me program is focused on body-based acceptance and supports female-identifying and non-binary youth to resist the sociocultural pressures to conform to appearance ideals. The Authentically me program utilizes group-oriented peer-to-peer discussions and media literacy to help participants increased body satisfaction and elicit change. Throughout the Authentically Me program, participants will be empowered to resist appearance ideals, become advocates for all bodies and create change in their communities.

Registration is required to attend. If you are new to Danielle’s Place at ROCK a referral is required prior to registration. Please contact ROCK’s central intake line at 289-266-0036 to schedule your intake call.

Danielle's Place, Ontario, Burlington

Testimonials

"I'm very non-confrontational so I find standing up to things hard but I was definitely given more skills to help me :)"

"It was an eye-opening experience, before this group I didn't think I'd be able to shift my focus, sort of like this group taught me too."

"What I liked most about the group was getting to connect with those with similar experiences to mine and being met with nothing but positivity, compassion and understanding."

"I felt heard and valued in the group like I'm not alone."

"This is a very good group and I'm happy I did it, I will definitely be advocating for change."

All In-Person Groups Suspended

All in-person groups have been suspended until further notice. Danielle’s Place continues to operate virtually please take a look at the virtual offerings listed above.

Danielle's Place, Ontario, Burlington

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If you are new to Danielle’s Place at ROCK a referral is required prior to registration.
Please contact ROCK’s central intake line at 289-266-0036 to schedule your intake call.

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Danielle's Place, Ontario, Burlington