Description (Service) Community development program provides education, consultation and community development services to foster networking and peer support among family members/loved ones of those with a serious mental illness and/or a substance abuse/addiction issue 
Services include: 
  • support for family members and/or friends of someone experiencing a mental illness and/or substance abuse/addiction issue 
  • information on mental illness, medications and resources 
  • facilitation of education and support groups 
  • help for family members trying to understand and navigate the mental health system 
  • packages of information and other resources on mental health, mental illness and related topics (through the Mental Health Resource Library) 
  • Family worker at Grey Bruce Health Services - Owen Sound Hospital, available for family members of those who are presenting at the hospital with a mental illness and/or substance abuse/addiction issue
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Adult residents of Bruce and Grey Counties who are family or friends of individuals with a serious mental illness and/or substance abuse/addiction issue
Application Drop-in or call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1024 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H7
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Intersection 10th St and 2nd Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-371-4802
Fax 519-371-6485
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Primary Contact Cheryl McMillan, Program manager; Phone: (Business) 519-371-4551 ext 232; Email:
Alternate Contact Jewel Middleton, Program Secretary; Phone: (Business) 519-371-4551 ext 223

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