Operational Stress Injury Social Support

Site: Southwestern Ontario

Service: Stress Injury Support Group

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Public Comments No COVID-19 service changes.
Contact Information
Office Phone Peer Support: 519-660-5275 ext 5264 or 905-572-4041
Toll Free Phone 1-800-883-6094
Website www.osiss.ca
Primary Contact Gary Genttner, Peer Support Coordinator, Southwestern Ontario; Phone: 519-660-5275 ext 5264; Email: gary.genttner@forces.gc.ca
Alternate Contact Polliann Maher, Family Peer Support Coordinator, Southwestern Ontario; Phone: 905-572-4041; Email: polliann.maher@osiss.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) National network that provides information and support for those affected by operational stress * education and training in the Canadian Forces community to create an understanding and acceptance of operational stress injuries * website includes print resources and self-assessment materials

Peer Support Network - Social support/peer group for veterans and military members dealing with an operational stress injury as a result of service including post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression * referrals to community resources and programs and services with Veterans Affairs and the Canadian Forces

Family Peer Support Network - Information and support network for family members of those with an occupational stress injury

Bereavement Peer Support Network - Support network for military members and veterans * 1-800-883-6094

Joint program of the Department of National Defence and Veterans Affairs Canada
Hours Irregular
Areas Served Brant County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Southwestern Ontario (Brant, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Essex, Haldimand-Norfolk, Hamilton, Huron, Lambton, Middlesex, Niagara, Oxford, Perth, Waterloo, and Wellington)
Eligibility Canadian Forces members, veterans and their families
Application Call for appointment
Languages English ; French
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 2002
Primary Executive Lisa Murphy, Regional Coordinator, Central West; Phone: 519-660-5076; Email: lisa.murphy@osiss.ca
Funding Private
Site Information
Site Location London (South)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
801 Commissioners Rd E, Rm H3055
London, ON N6C 5J1
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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