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OUR PROGRAMS
 
How to Get Connected to Our Programs

There are a few different ways you can get connected to some support with us. Some of our programs do require an intake appointment. (For more information about how to complete an intake, check out “Intake Information” below.) We have many drop-in programs that you can use right away, without having to complete an intake. Some drop-in programs require registration. Please see more information about each drop-in program below. Check out the calendar below to find out what’s happening this month and come join us!

Intake Information

In order to keep wait times for an intake as low as possible, we are now offering a drop-in group intake session at 3pm every Thursday! The group intake session has limited space and operates on a first-come, first served model. Make sure you come early to ensure you get a spot! Click here to check out this document for more info about our intake session. If you have any further questions, check out the FAQ at the end of this page, or e-mail: [email protected] and we will be happy to help!

Please note that our facilities are not currently wheelchair accessible. 
 

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  • Cafe


    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Stay safe out there!

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  • Studio


    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    TOILET PAPER ROLL STUDIO

    Toilet paper rolls - we throw them away all the time, but you can make things with them! What things? Who knows! A giant castle? An airplane? An abstract sculpture? A magnificent feat of architecture? The roll is your oyster!

    Studio is a first-come-first-serve program, sign-in opens at 4pm. Make sure to get your Studio ticket from the front desk.

    Snacks, tokens, and materials provided!

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August 22, 2019

Drop in Services

No registration or intake required
Cafe
Monday -Thursday           Noon-5:00pm

Our Cafe space is open for young adults to come and hang out, work on their own, have some coffee or tea, use the free wifi, play a board game, wait for their appointments, or make some art in a safe space.

Walk-In Counselling
Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00pm-5:00pm

Walk-in individual counselling is available on afirst-come, first-served basis.

Stella's Studio

Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm

Stella’s Studio is an arts-based community. It is a welcoming space where peers can create and share art, including drawing, writing, painting, improv and music; experiment with new ideas, and help lead activities and creative sharing. Come early to secure a seat! Contact Funmi for more information –[email protected]

Yoga Group

Tuesdays 3:30-5pm

Classes include a 10 minute group check-in and check-out with a peer supporter and an hour of beginner yoga. All mats and props provided by Lululemon. Meet at 3:30pm in the Stella’s Place cafe, sign up at front desk. Availability is first-come, first-served. Contact Funmi for more information [email protected]

Finding My Path - Gathering

Every other Tuesday,  12-2pm
May 14 – Oct 8th

Finding My Path aims to support young adults interested in developing skills toward obtaining meaningful employment through community, peer support, and employment counselling. Contact Venessa at [email protected] for more information or check the drop-in calendar above to see each session’s topics!

Other Programs

Appointment or registration required – no intake required

 

Consult a Doctor
Wednesdays 6pm-8pm by appointment

Talk with a doctor familiar with mental health. Ask about general health, mental health, sexual health, chronic illnesses, or anything you’d see a doctor for! To book an appointment please contact: [email protected]

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Online Peer Support App

Monday – Friday & Sundays 4pm-9pm

Get some individual support from one of our peer support staff online. Download the free app in the app store for iPhone or Android.

Pre-Employment Specialist

Wednesday 1-3  by appointment

Looking for some employment help? Lisa Baker is our resident pre-employment specialist, joining us from the YMCA. Lisa is welcoming, non-judgmental, friendly, and is committed to meeting folks where they are at. To request an appointment with Lisa or learn more about what she can do to help you with your employment, please email [email protected]

 

 

Registered Programming

Intake required

Navigator

Monday – Friday by appointment

The navigator meets with participants individually for task-based support. The navigator can help with tasks like applying for financial assistance (e.g. ODSP/OW/OSAP), applying for employment or education programs, etc. 

WRAP

Wednesdays, 3-5pm
Next Cycle: September 2019 (Dates TBD)

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a peer-facilitated wellness program that helps you be in charge of your mental health recovery. WRAP discusses concepts like hope, education, peer support, self-determination and self advocacy. Along with a variety of activities and group discussions, participants will develop a wellness toolbox and action plans around triggers, identify signs of crisis and develop a crisis plan.

DBT Skills

Mondays & Wednesdays, 1-3pm
*Interested participants can be added to waitlist*
Next Cycle: September 16th – November 20th

Learn to apply Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills to your life. You will learn how to identify and cope with your emotions, how to manage difficult situation, and how to build communication skills with family and friends.

Skills for Safer Living

Thursdays, 12:30-2:30 pm
Next Cycle: September 19th – December 12th

*Interested participants can be added to waitlist*

The Skills for Safer Living group focuses on living life more safely. It offers skills to help participants learn to identify needs, regulate emotions, problem solve when distressed, and improve one’s effectiveness in relationships. This program invites the participant to consider engaging with life and consider thinking about the future differently. The participant will also learn to name their moments of control when they find themselves in a moment of emotional crisis. What makes the group unique is the understanding that every participant in the room identifies as a suicide attempt survivor and wants to live a safer, more meaningful life. 

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Program Schedule

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