Ontario

District Peer Support Program

Type of Service

Peer/Self Help

Program Description

The District Peer Support Program addresses the needs of consumer /survivors and families who are affected by the stigma and reality of mental illness. This program facilitates the development of networks of support, self-help and education for individuals who have a serious mental illness and families. The District Peer Support Program is offered throughout the Kenora and Rainy River Districts. Peer Support is provided by people who have direct personal experience receiving mental health services that help and support other adults with mental illness to work on their own recovery. The support provided is a result of personal life experiences, as well as training and education.

Access Information

Referrals are accepted by any source including: family; physicians; service providers; and self.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 807-468-7617
Toll-Free 877-311-0117
Fax 807-468-7628
Website

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Counties: (Kenora; Rainy River)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note

Languages

English

Hours

Friday 0830-1630
Monday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630