Friends & Advocates Peel
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/friendsandadvocates/|
|Description & Services|
|Alternate Name||F & A PEEL|
|Description||Friends & Advocates Peel is a Community Adult Social Rehabilitation Organization serving those in Central West and Mississauga/Halton LHINS. |
The mission of Friends & Advocates Peel: is to provide a variety of support services to those who have experienced, and are recovering from, mental/emotional distress which has led to social isolation, so that they can gain confidence and maintain themselves as active participants, in their own community, as they themselves would define it.
Activities include a Consumer Governance Model, Discussion Groups and Social opportunities.
Provides training in leadership, presentation, DJ Club & Theatre Company Programs.
The organization also provides lifestyle counselling and crisis intervention (24 hours - Though the Mobile Crisis Unit of Peel). (Transportation subsidies are provided for some activities).
Friends & Advocates Peel has been Designated the Consumer Survivor Intiative for Central West LHIN.
The Consumer-Survivor Network for Central West operates out of our offices and under this banner the Consumer-Survivor Youth and Young Adult Network also operates.
|Hours||Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm |
Activities: Days, Evenings and Saturdays
|Areas Served||Dufferin County ; Peel Region|
|Boundaries||Central West & Mississauga Halton LHIN boundaries|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up |
Those who are experience mental/emotional distress which has led to social isolation
|Application||Self referral is encouraged; contact Andrea Noorani 905-452-1002 for interview time and place (approximately one hour appointment)|
|Fees||Membership - free ; Program - there may be a cost for an individual event, however costs are kept low; most events are free|
|Meetings||20-25 monthly activities are scheduled by members, which include Governance, Discussion Groups and Social & Leisure opportunities; guests welcome to most social opportunities; sports leagues and Living Series workshops open to the community|
|Address||239 Queen St E, Unit 6|
Brampton, ON L6W 2B6
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|Intersection||Queen St E/Kennedy Rd|
|Transit Information||Brampton Transit: Route 7Brampton Transit 905-874-2999 * www.brampton.ca/transit/home.tml|
|After Hours Phone||905-278-9036 Mobile Crisis of Peel|
|Primary Contact||Sheila Mitchell, Office Manager, Friends & Advocates Peel; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Jessica Cockerill, Coordinator, Consumer Survivor Network of Central West LHIN; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Scott Brooker, Executive Director, Friends & Advocates Peel; Email: email@example.com|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Andrew Raralio, Member Services Co-ordinator, Friends & Advocates Peel; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Established||1 Sep 1986|
|Elections||Annually in June|
|Funding||Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care & Central West LHIN|
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Subjects||Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Recreational activities ; Support groups ; Volunteer opportunities|