Family Outreach and Response Program (FOR)

Type of Service

Family Initiatives

Program Description

The Family Outreach & Response Program (FOR) provides recovery-oriented support to people who care about someone experiencing a mental health issue. Our services include: supportive counselling, variety of group programming for families, and hospital based family navigation (within St. Joseph’s Health Centre). We also offer specialized services for families supporting a loved one experiencing a first episode of psychosis, and families supporting a loved one with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (DBT-informed family support).

Organization's Current Reported COVID-19 Response

CMHA Toronto main offices and 24/7 residential programs remain open with social distancing in effect. All drop-in programs and groups such as Routes, Pathways and Women’s Groups are suspended unless you have been notified if they are taking place online or over the phone. Our staff are providing peer support for members over the phone. Non-essential in-person appointments will be limited or rescheduled.

Access Information


User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-539-9449
Fax 416-539-8961

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Municipalities: (Toronto)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700