Family and Caregiver Education Group

Type of Service

Family Initiatives

Program Description

This group offers support to people who care for someone with a mental illness. Groups are offered throughout the year and meet once per week over a 10-week period. Through participation in the group, participants will increase their understanding of mental illnesses, relevant medications and their side effects enabling them to make more informed decisions; reduce the stress they face through increased access to information, services, and a support network; meet other people in like situations for coaching, mentoring, brainstorming, problem resolution, and sharing; learn about stigma and its impact on recovery; and, develop a plan of action for self-care.

Access Information

Program accepts referrals from all sources. Telephone interpretation service available for all inquiries in more than 170 languages.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 905-841-3977 ext. 3321
Toll-Free 866-345-0183 ext. 3321
Fax 888-670-7734

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (York)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630

Some groups offered in the evening.