Hope. Help. Healing. The Jean Tweed Centre provides support, services and a safe place for women with substance use, gambling and mental health concerns. A New Start By supporting clients to build skills and overcome challenges, we help women and their families build a new start for a better future. Where Do I Begin? Looking for support with substance use, gambling or mental health concerns? Find out if our services are right for you. How Can I Help? Find out about our work, our impact, and how you can make a difference in the lives of countless women and their families.


Make a difference in the lives of countless women

Each year, the Jean Tweed Centre provides counselling and care to over

1,700 women and their families

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Clients served by our Reaching Out to Women (ROW) program


Women took part in support and stabilization programs


Clients served via the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)

What our clients say

“Every day is a new day. I get to become who I want to be instead of holding on to all this stuff. I’m not trapped by my history.”

“Being supported and now housed, I have been able to take massive next steps in my life. Now I can continue to achieve my goals, knowing that I am supported, but independent.”

“I am feeling more empowered and confident about the future. And I feel calm for the first time in a long time.”

“I continue to be amazed at how much I get out of this program. Finally, I feel optimistic! I am beyond grateful.”

Important Notices

We are committed to protecting everyone’s health and safety during Covid-19. Some of our services are virtual or modified. We ask you to call 416-255-7359 to confirm program details and be screened before visiting. Please wear a mask.

We appreciate your patience and understanding and we look forward to connecting with you.

Si vous désirez des services d’ interprétation, veuillez appeler la réception au 416-255-7359. Merci! Thank-you!

Belinda Marchese has been appointed to the position of Executive Director, Jean Tweed Centre.

On behalf of the Board of Directors and after a comprehensive search process, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Belinda Marchese to the position of Executive Director, Jean Tweed Centre.  Belinda brings over 30 years of strategic and hands-on experience within the health, community, and social services sectors. She has been inspiring team members, colleagues, external partners, and key stakeholders in senior leadership roles for 15 years. Most recently, Belinda was the Executive
Director at Hospice Vaughan, which transformed and then opened a new community hub and health care facility in May 2021. Her initiative and leadership there is creating ongoing benefits for clients.

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