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Public Comments COVID-19 Service Change: Group meetings are cancelled until further notice. Drop-in centre remains open but visitors will be screened prior to entering.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-631-1580
Toll Free Phone 1-888-631-1919
Fax 519-631-1567
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Self-help, peer-driven mental health community organization supporting psychiatric survivors * promotes positive social interaction through safe, confidential drop-in setting * encourages independent living, self advocacy, individualism and ongoing learning by participation in life skills and vocational activities, linking with community agencies and providing peer support

Peer Support Services:
  • Walk-in One to One
  • Appointment request
  • Telephone support
  • Addiction Counsellor - Walk-In & Group Model
  • Life Skills - Walk-In & Workshop Model
  • Clothing & Food Bank open to Community once a week
  • Peers Helping Peers - Volunteer Project

Vocational and life skills learning programs:
  • Canteen
  • Clerical skills
  • Budgeting - Couponing, Workshops, Shopping
  • Internal Peer Support Training
  • Internal WarmLine Training

Social Rehabilitation/Recreation Programs - Drop-in, one-on-one peer support with trained staff and/or volunteers * self-help programs coordinated with staff and volunteers include computer skills, life skills, clerical and housekeeping * volunteer positions geared to abilities * free coffee daily * clothing and food bank on site (volunteer and member-driven) and to community homeless (emergency requests can be asked)

Warm Line - Peer support phone line for people with mental health issues * not a replacement for the crisis and invention unit, the police, the hospital or any other emergency need * services provided by trained volunteers and paid peer supporters who can also provide resources or referral to local service for resources
Hours Nov 15-Apr 15: 10am-6pm
Apr 15-Nov 15: Daily 24 hours
Open all holidays
Meetings Volunteer and membership meetings are every other Friday at 10:30am * everyone is welcome, including new volunteers * community agency presentations are welcome to provide members and staff with information on community events and resources

Food bank - Tue-Fri 9am-5pm * Mon, Sat 9am-8pm
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries Elgin
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up 
People 14 years and older living with a mental illness or who have survived a mental illness and their families
Application Drop-in, call or email * no appointment required
Languages English ; French ; German
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1991
Primary Executive Lori Pelley, Executive Director
Funding Donations ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
701 Talbot St
St Thomas, ON N5P 1E1
Intersection Talbot St and Flora St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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