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Patient / Client and Family Council

Site: Penetanguishene

Record #: MID0400
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 15 Jan 2024


Description (Service) Nurtures hope and discovery by supporting the recovery journey of people affected by mental health and addiction challenges and their families of choice by:
  • providing peer support and working directly with patients/clients and family members
  • providing information and education regarding life choices, self-advocacy, recovery, self-determination
  • presenting the client's and family's perspective on local, regional and provincial committees
  • partnering to provide services to Waypoint Centre for Mental Health by bringing a client-based perspective to the development and evaluation of Waypoint Centre's policy recommendations, overarching committees and task groups.
Also provides supportive volunteer opportunities and employment opportunities to Mental Health and Addiction consumers and is linked to consumer survivor initiatives across Ontario.

Service Details

Hours Peer Support, Groups, Family support available evenings and weekends, contact for times and dates.
Areas Served Bruce County ; Dufferin County ; Muskoka District ; Parry Sound ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Individuals with direct experience as a client/family member of mental health services
Application There is no application process for support services.  
Individuals interested in becoming actively involved with the Council should call for further information.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Penetanguishene
Address & Map
Administration Bldg; 500 Church St
Rm A-250
Penetanguishene, ON
Canada L9M 1G3
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Intersection Waypoint Blvd and Power House Ln
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-549-3181 ; 1-877-341-4729, Toll Free
Fax 705-549-3446
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Primary Contact Yvette Brook, Executive Director; Email:

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