Patient/Client and Family Council

Site: Penetanguishene - 500 Church St - Administration Bldg

Office Phone 705-549-3181
Toll Free Phone 1-877-341-4729
Fax 705-549-3446
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Primary Contact Yvette Brook, Executive Director; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Sherry Milotte; Phone: ext 2930; Email:
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Sat & Sun 1 pm - 5pm * Peer Support, Groups, Family support available evenings and weekends, contact for times and dates.
Description and Service
Description (Agency) The Patient/Client & Family Council is a separate, non-profit organization operating at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health and in the Midland/Penetanguishene community and is also linked to Consumer Survivor Initiatives across the province.
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 & families perspective on local, regional and provincial committees * partnering to provide services to Waypoint Centre for Mental Health by bringing a client based perspective in 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 suvivor initiatives across Ontario.
Eligibility Those 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
Location Information
Areas Served Bruce County ; Dufferin County ; Muskoka District ; Parry Sound ; Simcoe County
Site Location Main offices located in Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care - Administration Bldg, Rm A250 and Toanche Rm T302A
Located In Community Penetanguishene
Address & Map
Administration Bldg
500 Church St, Rm A-250
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
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