Description & Services
Public Comments For more specific information on hours, activities and a calendar of events for the Drop-In Centre, visit the CMHA website
Description (Service) Provides support to individuals and families affected by mental health issues and have identified the need for peer support from someone who has experienced a mental illness and is knowledgeable of mental health and social services
 
Services provided include: 
  • Peer, family, and forensic peer support 
  • Educational sessions and training seminars 
  • Regional consumer and family conferences 
  • Eight-session Family Information Support Program 
  • Referral and advocacy services
 
Educational training can include: 
  • Anti-Stigma Education 
  • Hearing Voices that are distressing 
  • Mental Health First Aid 
  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
  • Individuals who have a personal mental health issue or have experienced one in the past 
  • Family members of individuals with a mental health issue
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-468-4699 
807-468-7617
Fax Main 807-468-7628 
807-468-2220
E-Mail cmha@cmhaff.ca
Website www.cmhaff.ca
Primary Contact Linda Garrison, Peer Support Worker; Phone: 807-468-4699 ext 6; Email: lgarrison@cmhaff.ca
Alternate Contact Lisa Vigfusson, Forensic Peer Support Worker; Phone: 807-468-4699 ext 6; Email: lvigfusson@cmhaff.ca
Primary Executive Maria Coleman, Peer Support Development Consultant; Phone: 807-468-4699 ext 5; Email: mcoleman@cmhaff.ca
Alternate Executive Sandy Skirten, Director of Services, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 220; Fax: 807-274-3515; Email: sskirten@cmhaff.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address St Joseph Health Centre
21 Wolsley St
Kenora, ON P9N 3X5
 
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Mailing Address c/o CMHA, Fort Frances Branch-Kenora 
PO Box 492 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)