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Wings of Change - Peer Support

Site: Online/Web Service

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Due to COVID-19, Wings of Change Peer Support meetings have been moved online 
* available to all First-Responders, Law Enforcement Personnel, Communications Officers, Members of the Military, Healthcare Providers, Child Protection, Animal, Funeral, Correctional, and Judicial Service Workers (career, retired, or volunteer) 
 
Meetings are on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm ET 
* join by computer or telephone through the Zoom platform 
* please note that a password is required to join this meeting 
* message your local chapter, the main Facebook account or email wocpeers@gmail.com for assistance 
 
To join the Zoom meeting 
* obtain the meeting password 
* click here to join meeting
Contact Information
E-Mail wocpeers@gmail.com
Website www.wingsofchange.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/wingsofchangepeersupport/
Primary Contact Niki Breau Kavanagh, National Coordinator
Contact Form www.wingsofchange.ca/contact
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Strengthening Community Heroes through non-stigmatized fellowship, constructive support and education. Working to provide the framework needed to implement peer support groups everywhere and compliment programs already in place.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding None
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Due to COVID-19, Wings of Change Peer Support meetings have been moved online 
* available to all First-Responders, Law Enforcement Personnel, Communications Officers, Members of the Military, Healthcare Providers, Child Protection, Animal, Funeral, Correctional, and Judicial Service Workers (career, retired, or volunteer) 
 
Meetings are on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm ET 
* join by computer or telephone through the Zoom platform 
* please note that a password is required to join this meeting 
* message your local chapter, the main Facebook account or email wocpeers@gmail.com for assistance 
 
To join the Zoom meeting 
* obtain the meeting password 
* click here to join meeting 
 
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Peer Support Groups 
* open to all First-Responders, Law Enforcement Personnel, Communications Officers, Members of the Military, Healthcare Providers, Child Protection, Animal, Funeral, Correctional, and Judicial Service Workers (career, retired, or volunteer) 
* anonymous, solution-based discussion and education regarding any work-related trauma and mental health challenge 
* always refrain from ‘trauma-talk’ (call/patient details of any kind) as this may be a trigger to participants and is best discussed with healthcare professionals 
 
Local Chapters 
* for a list of chapters across Canada, see here 
 
Resources 
* for a list of resources for First-Responders, see here
Hours Contact your local chapter, the main FB account or email for information 
 
Online Peer Support Meetings 
* Mon 7 pm-8 pm ET
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Meetings are open to: military members, healthcare professionals, paramedics, law enforcement personnel, firefighters, communications officers, search & rescue, correctional service workers, funeral service workers, animal service workers, and those in judicial and child protection services, may they be career, retired or volunteer
Application Email for more information about local chapters 
 
To join the Zoom meeting 
* Email wocpeers@gmail.com to obtain the meeting password 
* click here to join the Zoom meeting
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Canada
Physical Access Not Applicable - Online support
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading COVID-19
HCSD Sub Heading Supports for Fronline Workers
Service Categories First Responder Trauma Counselling ; Peer Support Services ~ COVID-19

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