Schizophrenia Society of Ontario

Site: Halton Peel Regional Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-338-2112
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Primary Contact Marina Sue-Ping, Community Engagement Coordinator
Alternate Contact Katelynn Spehar, Family Support Worker
Site Information
Located In Community Old Oakville
Address & Map
235 Lakeshore Rd E, 2nd Fl
Oakville, ON L6J 7R4
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Lakeshore Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name SSO
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A registered charitable organization that offers family support and education to families and friends of those living with schizophrenia in the community.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - membership fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services include: 
Family and Friends support group  
* 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 
* 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 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served 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
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Schizophrenia ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Schizophrenia ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Schizophrenia ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill

Agency Overview

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