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Organization: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario - Oakville Office  
Phone Numbers: 905-338-2112
Toll-Free: 1-855-449-9949 (ATE)
1-877-825-9011 (COAST)
465 Morden Rd, Suite 200
Oakville, ON
L6K 3W6
Intersection: Dorval Dr and Speers Rd
Location: Oakville (Queen Elizabeth)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Executives: Mary Alberti - CEO
Public Contacts: Marina Sue-Ping - Community Engagement Coordinator
Katelynn Spehar - Family Support Worker
Service Description: Offers family support and education to families and friends of those living with schizophrenia in the community

Services include:
  • confidential small group meetings (group called IDEAS) held monthly offering support for families who are caring for a loved one who has a serious mental illness * held in Burlington
  • 4-week course called Strengthening Families Together (developed by the Schizophrenia Society of Canada) for families of individuals with a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia
  • discusses clinical treatment, provides information about the illness, and teaches skills that family members need to cope more effectively
  • public forums with guest speakers providing support and education for families of those with schizophrenia
  • advocacy in the community for services required by people with schizophrenia to live in the community
  • public awareness and education
  • raising funds for research into a cause and cure for schizophrenia
  • holds the annual Peace of Minds Walk in May and an annual Peace of Minds Yogathon in February

Fees: Membership - annual fee
Application: Visit the website to download an application to mail or fax
Eligibility / Target Population: No restrictions
Languages: English
Area Served:
Halton Region ; Peel Region  
See Also: บา คา ร่า ใน กรุงเทพDiseases and Conditions Support Groups

This information was last completely updated on January 23, 2019

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We make a positive difference in the lives of people, families and communities affected by schizophrenia and psychotic illnesses