Step in and Thrive with Thrive Counselling

Welcome to Thrive Counselling, a new chapter in a long-running story. Thrive Counselling was created by the 2015 merger between Halton Family Services and Access Counselling & Family Services. Together, we are a comprehensive counselling agency serving the Halton Region since 1954. We are proud of both our long-standing service in Halton as well as our ability to grow and change to meet the needs of our evolving community. Over the years, we have helped thousands of people struggling with individual and family issues including family conflict,  […]

Individual, Couple & Family Counselling

Whether you are an individual, a couple, or a family struggling with a problem, our highly trained counsellors can help.
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Walk-In counselling Clinic -temporaily unavailable

Thrive ‘s  Walk-In Counselling Clinics offer prompt service to Halton residents wishing to access.
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Violence against women program

Violence Against Women Program

Counselling for women who have experienced verbal, emotional, physical, sexual and/or financial abuse.
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Partner Abuse Response Program

A 12-week educational & counselling group program for people who have used abusive behaviours with their partners.

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Caring Dads Program

A specialized program for men with past abusive behaviours with their families wanting to improve their relationships.
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Employee Assistance Program

Businesses and their employees benefit from our decades of experience and the quality of our counselling services.
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Supervised Access Program

Provides a child friendly, safe, neutral place for non-custodial parents to visit their children.
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The Safety Zone

Provides children, teens & their mothers a safe, nurturing environment to discuss experiences.
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Professional Education & Training

Offering Master level students opportunities to complete their placements at our agency.
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Program Registration

Interested in our services?

Register through our website and you will be contacted by our Intake or Program workers to complete the process.

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What's New?

Thrive AGM 2020-21

Thrive Counselling is pleased to announce our 2nd virtual AGM to celebrate the 2020-21 agency accomplishments. The event will be taking place on Tuesday June 22, 2021at 6:00pm on the Webex platform.  The public is welcome to attend and if you would like to receive an invitation please contact ...
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Progress Measures

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Assessment Kiosk

Our Funders/Affiliations

United Way Halton Hamilton
Family Service Ontario
Canadian Centre for Accreditation
Government of Ontario

Positive Space

Thrive Counselling is a place where human rights are respected and where LGBTQ2+ people are welcomed and supported.


September 2021 Thrive’s In-person Counselling Services are now open to the public by appointment. Family Visiting Centres  are providing in-person visits. Virtual services remain available.  Please click here for further details regarding this announcement.