Ontario

Family & Caregivers Support Network

Type of Service

Family Initiatives

Program Description

A volunteer group of people that have experience caring for a person with a mental illess who provide information, education and support to other family members. The volunteers are supported by staff from Mental Health Services Hastings Prince Edward. The NAMI Family to Family program and service provider courses are offered two to three times per year. An annual education conference is offered. The anti-stigma program Talking About Mental illness (TAMI) can be presented in high schools. Educational resources (books and tapes) are purchased for local public schools and libraries. Model of service is family education.

Access Information

Anyone can call looking for information and/or assistance.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 613-310-6736

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Hastings; Prince Edward)
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