Description & Services
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 and family 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 Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2347
Toll Free Phone 1-888-813-6503
Fax 807-274-3515
E-Mail cmha@cmhaff.ca
Website www.cmhaff.ca
Primary Executive Maria Coleman, Peer Support Development Consultant, Kenora Office; Phone: 807-468-4699 ext 5; Fax: 807-468-7628; Email: mcoleman@cmhaff.ca
Alternate Executive Donna Bohler, Peer/Family Support Worker; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 213; Email: dbohler@cmhaff.ca
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 612 Portage Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
 
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Intersection Portage Ave and Second St E
Mailing Address c/o District Peer Support Program 
Box 446 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
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)