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Self Help Clearinghouse

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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

Fax: 519-421-0826

Website: http://www.ocl.net/projects/selfhelp

E-mail: oshn@on.aibn.com

Verified: 2/12/2013

Self-Help Resource Centre

(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: 1/10/2013

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 CANADA, BC V6B 1P2

Voice: 604-733-6186

Fax: 604-730-1015

Website: http://www.peernetbc.com

E-mail: info@peernetbc.com

Verified: 1/9/2013

Community Information Centre

(New Brunswick) Provides information and referrals on community services. Publishes a variety of human service directories.

Write:

Community Information Line

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: 1/16/2013

The Self-Help Connection

(Dartmouth) Referrals to provincial self-help groups. Assistance to new and existing groups. Offers a free online directory of local self-help groups in Nova Scotia.

Write:

Clearinghouse Self-Help Connection

63 King St.

Dartmouth NS B2Y2R7, CANADA

Voice: 1-866-765-6639 or 902-404-780

Fax: 902-404-3205

Website: http://www.selfhelpconnection.ca

E-mail: selfhelp@eastlink.ca

Verified: 1/25/2013

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:

Information and Referral Centre of Greater 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: 1/29/2013

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