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Schizophrenia Society of Ontario

Site: Oakville Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-338-2112
Toll Free Phone 1-855-449-9949 (ATE)
1-877-825-9011 (COAST)
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Primary Contact Marina Sue-Ping, Community Engagement Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Katelynn Spehar, Family Support Worker
Website Contact Form
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Mary Alberti, CEO
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers family support and education to families and friends of those living with schizophrenia in the community

Services include:
  • confidential small group meetings (group called IDEAS) held monthly offering support for families who are caring for a loved one who has a serious mental illness * held in Burlington
  • 4-week course called Strengthening Families Together (developed by the Schizophrenia Society of Canada) for families of individuals with a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia
  • Justice and Mental Health (JAMH): for families needing support when a loved one living with mental illness comes into contact with the law
  • discusses clinical treatment, provides information about the illness, and teaches skills that family members need to cope more effectively
  • public forums with guest speakers providing support and education for families of those with schizophrenia
  • advocacy in the community for services required by people with schizophrenia to live in the community
  • public awareness and education
  • raising funds for research into a cause and cure for schizophrenia
  • holds the annual Peace of Minds Walk in May and an annual Peace of Minds Yogathon in February
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit the website to download an application to mail or fax
Languages English
Fees Membership - annual fee
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
465 Morden Rd, Suite 200
Oakville, ON L6K 3W6
Intersection Dorval Dr and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Support Groups
Service Categories Caregiver Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ; Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Schizophrenia ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Schizophrenia

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