Friends and Advocates Peel

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Description & Services
Alternate Name F & A
Description Community adult and youth mental health organization providing social rehabilitation services; offering services for those who can attend activities in at least one of four service areas  
 
Variety of support services provided to those who have experienced, and are recovering from mental/emotional distress which has led to social isolation 
 
Activities include: 
 
•consumer governance model, discussion groups and social opportunities 
•training in leadership, presentation, DJ/AV club and theatre company programs 
•lifestyle counselling and crisis intervention (24 hours - Through the Mobile Crisis Unit of Peel). Transportation subsidies are provided for some activities 
 
 
Main office in Brampton, 4 service areas: Brampton, Dufferin (Orangeville), North Etobicoke and Mississauga 
 
Designated the Consumer Survivor Intiative Lead for Central West LHIN 
 
The Consumer-Survivor Network for Central West and the Consumer-Survivor Youth and Young Adults operates out of this office
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * Activities: Days, Evenings and Weekends
Dates All year
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Etobicoke North ; Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Those who have experienced or are experiencing mental/emotional distress which has led to social isolation
Application Self referral is encouraged; contact Emelyn Rozas 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
Languages English
Contact Information
Address & Map
239 Queen St E, Unit 6
Brampton, ON L6W 2B6
 
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Intersection Kennedy Rd S and Queen St E
Transit Information Brampton Transit: Route 7 Brampton Transit 905-874-2999 * www.brampton.ca/transit/home.tml
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-452-1002
Fax 905-452-1036
After Hours Phone 905-278-9036 Mobile Crisis of Peel
E-Mail contact@fapeel.org
Website www.fapeel.org
Primary Contact Carrie Andrews, Office Manager; Email: candrews@fapeel.org
Alternate Contact Richard Adair, Consumer/Survivor Network Co-ordinator, Consumer Survivor Network of Central West LHIN; Email: radair@fapeel.org
Primary Executive Scott M Brooker, Chief Executive Officer; Email: sbrooker@fapeel.org
Alternate Executive Andrea Noorani, Support Manager; Email: anoorani@fapeel.org
Other Details
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
Subjects Counselling ; Crisis intervention ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Recreational activities ; Support groups ; Volunteer opportunities

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