Families for Addiction Recovery

Record #: MET2183
Last Full Update: 14 Jan 2020

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone 1-855-377-6677
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 telephone support and peer support groups
  • Parent-to-Parent Support (P2P) -- confidential telephone peer support with trained parent supporters includes 8 conversations of up to 1 hour each over 2 month period
  • online drug, addiction and treatment information and resources
  • systemic advocacy, social action and research
Peer Support Group -- parent/caregiver drop-in support with trained peer facilitator, meetings at Bellwood Health Services, 175 Brentcliffe Rd (see separate listing)
  • visit website for specific dates
Hours Voice mail available Mon-Fri 24 hours -- response within 48 hours * Telephone Peer Support sessions -- scheduled upon completion of intake process * Peer Support Group -- 1st and 3rd Mon of each month, 7 pm-8:30 pm; visit website for list of dates
Areas Served Ontario ; Ontario
Boundaries Telephone support - Ontario ; In-person support group - City of Toronto
Eligibility Parents/caregivers with children (regardless of age) who are struggling with addiction and mental health issues

Residency Requirements: Telephone support - Ontario ; In-person support group - City of Toronto
Application Call or email -- self referral * visit website for intake form -- completion of form required prior to scheduling of peer support sessions * Peer Support Group -- self referral, no registration required
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
100 Consilium Place
Suite 200
Toronto, ON
Canada M1H 3E3
Intersection McCowan Rd and Progress Ave
Physical Access Not Applicable - telephone service only, no walk-in service ; Satellite location - call for details

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Addiction Support Groups
Service Categories Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder Support Groups ; Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups ; Peer Mental Health Support Services ~ Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder ; Peer Mental Health Support Services ~ Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder

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