Northwestern Ontario Peer Council

Site: St. Joseph's Care Group - Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital Site

Service: Mental Health Peer Support

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides peer support for the day to day needs of its members
Description (Service)
  • Provides peer support for the day to day needs of its members with a Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Strength Based Approach 
  • Provides socialization opportunities for members to aid in their recovery 
  • Provides mental health education to members and mental health awareness to people in the community 
  • Directs members in finding appropriate personnel to meet their needs 
  • Develops and maintains communication with all existing persons involved with members' care, as requested by members
Hours Mon-Sat 10 am-3:30 pm 
After Hours Tue 5 pm-8 pm 
Holidays 10 am- 3 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Anyone having direct experience as a consumer of mental health services 
  • Must promise to conduct themselves appropriately in working towards the goals of the Peer Council 
  • Must be a Member of the Peer Council to attend functions provided by our organization
Application Membership Form must be filled out including name, address, and phone number
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-343-4300 Ext 4435
Fax 807-346-5236
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Tami Sokol, Secretary and Treasurer
Primary Executive Krissie Quaid, Chair
Alternate Executive Maureen Bostrom, Vice-Chair
Site Location North Ward, Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 580 Algoma St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G4
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Intersection Algoma St N and MacDougall St
Mailing Address c/o St Joseph's Care Group, Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital Site, Peer Council 
PO Box 2930 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000