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CMHA London-Middlesex Branch

(London-Middlesex) Referrals to local self-help groups. Assistance to new and existing groups.
Write:
CMHA London-Middlesex Branch
648 Huron St.
London, ON, CANADA N5Y 4J8
Voice: 519-434-9191
Fax: 519-438-1167
Website: http://www.london.cmha.ca
E-mail: mailbox@london.cmha.ca
Verified: 10/24/2011

Self-Help Resource Center

(Greater Toronto area) Founded 1987. Referrals to local peer support groups. Fee-For-Service Workshops to start new and also help existing groups. Directory of peer support groups in the Greater Toronto Area. Information on peer support affiliates in Ontario.
Write:
Self-Help Resource Center
40 St. Clair Ave., Suite 307
Toronto ON M4T 1M9, CANADA
Voice: 416-487-4355 (Toronto area) or 1-888-283-8806 (in Ontario outside Toronto)
Fax: 416-487-0344
Website: http://www.selfhelp.on.ca
E-mail: outreach@selfhelp.on.ca
Verified: 9/2/2011

Self-Help Alliance

Provides support for mental health and addiction recovery, peer support and self help. Maintains locations in Cambridge, Guelph and Kitchener (Ontario Province). Each location has a Self-Help Recovery and Resource Centres as well as peer-led support groups.
Write:
Self-Help Alliance
5420 Highway 6 N.
RR#5 Ste JL00
Guelph, ON, CANADA NIH 6J2
Voice: 519-766-4315 or 1-866-448-1603
Website: http://self-help-alliance.ca
Verified: 4/5/2012

CMHA Durham Region

(Durham) Referrals to local self-help groups. Assistance to new and existing groups. Publishes directory of self-help groups. Provides self-help group start up kits.
Write:
CMHA Durham Region
60 Bond St. West
Oshawa, ON, CANADA L1G 1A5
Voice: 905-436-8760
Fax: 905-436-1569
Website: http://www.durham.cmha.ca
E-mail: cmha@cmhadurham.org
Verified: 2/21/2012

Oxford Self-Help Network

(Oxford County) Referrals to local mental health self-help groups. Publishes directory of resources and other self-help organizations throughout province. Lending library.
Write:
Oxford Self-Help Network
554 Princess St.
Woodstock, ON, CANADA N4S 4H1
Voice: 1-877-464-3571 or 519-421-2980
Fax: 519-421-0826
Website: http://www.ocl.net/projects/selfhelp
E-mail: oshn@on.aibn.com
Verified: 3/28/2012

Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal

(Montreal) Founded 1956. Referrals to local self-help groups. Assistance to new and existing groups. Publishes directory of self-help groups.
Write:
Centre de Reference du Grand Montreal
3155 Hochelaga St., Suite 101
Montreal, PQ, CANADA H1W 1G4
Voice: 514-527-1375
Fax: 514-527-9712
Website: http://www.info-reference.qc.ca
E-mail: crgm@info-reference.qc.ca
Verified: 11/15/2011

Community Information Centre

(New Brunswick) Provides information and referrals on community services. Publishes a variety of human service directories.
Write:
Community Information Centre
c/o Human Development Council
Box 6125 Station A
St. John, NB, CANADA E2L 4R6
Voice: 506-633-4636
Website: http://www.sjhdc.ca (to find support group listing on website: from the website home page click 'community info' tab on top of page; next click 'search our online community services database'; then type in 'support groups' in the 'find' search box) or http://www.nbinfo.ca
Verified: 11/1/2011

Community Network Support Team

(Owen Sound) Provides information, education and assistance in the development of local mental health self help and support groups. Maintains lending library of mental health books and videos. Operates 'Family Support Initiative' and 'Consumer/Survivor Development Project' as well as database of mental health and addiction programs.
Write:
Community Network Support Team
1101 Second Ave. East
Owen Sound, ON, CANADA N4K 2J1
Voice: 519-371-4551
Fax: 519-371-6138
Website: http://www.mhagb.ca
E-mail: cnst@hopegb.org
Verified: 3/6/2012

The Self-Help Connection

(Dartmouth) Referrals to provincial self-help groups. Assistance to new and existing groups. Publishes directory of local self-help groups.
Write:
Clearinghouse Self-Help Connection
63 King St.
Dartmouth, NS, CANADA B2Y 2R7
Voice: 1-866-765-6639 or 902-404-7800
Fax: 902-404-3205
Website: http://www.selfhelpconnection.ca
E-mail: selfhelp@eastlink.ca
Verified: 8/23/2011

PeerNetBC

(Vancouver) Dedicated to promoting peer support approaches that build the capacity of individuals and communities to become healthy, responsive, and self-determining. Provides capacity-building facilitation workshops, consultations, information and referral, outreach and community development, and the Kinex Youth Initiative. Help and Peer Support Groups in the Lower Mainland,' central resource centre, and the Kinex Youth Initiative.
Write:
PeerNetBC
408-602 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, CANADA V6B 1P2
Voice: 604-733-6186
Fax: 604-730-1015
Website: http://www.peernetbc.com
E-mail: info@peernetbc.com
Verified: 2/1/2012

CMHA Barrie-Simcoe

Founded 1960. Offers referrals to support groups in the Barrie-Simcoe local area. Offers assistance to new and existing groups.
Write:
CMHA
39 High St.
Barrie, ON, CANADA L4N 1W2
Voice: 1-800-461-4319
Website: http://cmha-mhassc.ca
E-mail: info@cmha-mhassc.ca
Verified: 2/7/2012

WebMD Medical Reference from the American Self-Help Clearinghouse

Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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