A Post Psychiatric Leisure Experience (A.P.P.L.E.)

Type of Service

Peer/Self Help

Program Description

A Post Psychiatric Leisure Experience (A.P.P.L.E.) is an organization run by and for people who have experienced mental health challenges. We focus on providing leisure and recreational opportunities with the goal of helping consumer-survivors make new friends and have fun. A.P.P.L.E. strives to enhance the quality of life of our members by offering mutual support at our drop-ins, and affordable recreational and cultural activities both at A.P.P.L.E. and in the community. A.P.P.L.E. tries to prevent hospitalization through encouraging membership participation, including volunteer work and employment, in the operations of our organization. Model of service is peer support.

Access Information

To become a member, apply in person. Membership is free and for life for members in good standing.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 613-238-1209
Fax 613-238-5806

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Municipalities: (Ottawa)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note Outside the building.

Application Referral Forms




Monday 1600-2000
Wednesday 1600-2000
Friday 1700-2100
Saturday 1200-1600
Sunday 1200-2000