Families for Addiction Recovery

Site: Scarborough Mail Address

Service: Peer Support Services

Record #: MET2183
Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone 1-855-377-6677, Phone Support Line
E-Mail info@farcanada.org
Website www.farcanada.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Louise Lemieux White, Co-Founder

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Parent/caregiver peer support programs and online groups, skills training, education and awareness to end stigma, and advocacy to influence government policy; free, confidential

Phone Support Line, 1-855-377-6677 ext 207
Parents and caregivers provide telephone peer support Monday-Friday

Parent-to-Parent Support (P2P)
Trained parent supporters with lived experience provide telephone peer support sessions

  • 8 conversations of up to 1 hour each over 2 month period

Virtual Peer Support Group
Trained peer facilitator provides support to families concerned about a loved-one's substance use

  • help developing practical strategies
  • information and resources
  • skills training

Voice mail available Mon-Fri 24 hours, response within 48 hours
Telephone Peer Support:

  • Mon-Fri 12 noon-3 pm
  • also Wed 7 pm-9 pm

Peer Support Group:

  • 1st and 3rd Mon of each month, 7 pm-8:30 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Tue of each month, 12 noon-1:30 pm
  • visit website for list of dates
Areas Served Canada ; Ontario
Boundaries Telephone support - Ontario ; In-person support group - City of Toronto
Eligibility Parents/caregivers with loved ones who are struggling with addiction and mental health issues 
Residency Requirements: Canada

Self referral, call Phone Support Line; Parent to Parent (P2P) program intake form available on website, must be completed prior to scheduling of peer sessions; for Peer Support Group virtual drop-in sessions, visit website for video conferencing or phone-in information

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
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Intersection McCowan Rd and Progress Ave
Mailing Address 100 Consilium Place 
Suite 200 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M1H 3E3
Physical Access Not Applicable; Telephone and virtual service only

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