Here are some additional resources offering a variety of related programs and services:
Support Groups and Education at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) – Offers free support and education groups for families and friends of people with mental health issues.
Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere (FAME) – Provides one-on-one support, monthly group meetings, seminars and programs for kids and teens who have a family member living with mental health concerns
Schizophrenia Society of Ontario – Promotes wellness and recovery for individuals and families impacted by mental illness.
Food Banks Canada – Allows you to search for your local food bank, using a postal code.
211Toronto – Gives a wealth of information on food banks, housing assistance, homelessness, addiction treatment and mental health issues for newcomers, aboriginal peoples, children and families, youth and older adults.
Peer Support Workers – Peer Recovery Education for Employment and Resilience (PREFER) is a series of programs and workshops helping people with mental illness move through their journey of recovery. Also helps with starting or enhancing a career in the field of Peer Recovery work.