Northern Initiative for Social Action

Site: Sudbury

Service: Mental Health Recovery Oriented Services

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a range of recovery programming that individuals can participate in for free, including: 
    • Creative Expression programs (quilting, multimedia arts and workshops) 
    • Occupational Vocational programming (community based skill building workshops and volunteer opportunities)  
    • Recovery and Wellness Programming (trips to the YMCA, Food is Mood, Sharing Circle, Zumba, Drumming, etc) 
    • Peer Support (one-on-one and in groups.)  
    • Family Support Night (peer-led group support to family members of people living with mental illness)  
    • Bereaved by Suicide Support Group (peer-led support to individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide)  
    • M.O.M.S/Mothers Offering Mutual Support group (peer-led support to moms 14 weeks pregnant up to two years post-partum who are experiencing mood changes)  
    • WRAP/Wellness Recovery Action Plan (8 week course - registration required)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Sudbury District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals with mental health issues or individuals looking to increase general wellness
Application Some activities require registration
Languages English ; French
Fees None - Free
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-222-6472 (705-222-NISA)
Fax 705-586-3130
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Primary Contact Tammy Armstrong, Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-222-6472 ext 304; Email:
Alternate Contact Kaarina Ranta, Programs and Operations Manager; Phone: 705-222-6472 ext 305; Email:
Primary Executive Dinah Laprairie, Executive Director; Phone: 705-222-6472 ext 326; Email:
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 36 Elgin St, 2nd Fl
Sudbury, ON P3C 5B4
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Intersection Elgin St and Elm St
Physical Access Fully Accessible