Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Site: Community Health Hub

Service: HERO Centre: Education, Employment, Recreation Therapy and Music Therapy Services

Description (Service) Education Services can provide: 
  • Support in developing achievable education goals
  • Collaboration with community educational facilities to support clients in their chosen endeavors
  • Assistance in accessing available funding opportunities
  • Support with basic literacy and numeracy
  • Specialized instruction in specific areas of interest
Employment Services can provide: 
  • Specialized support to meet mental health needs in employment
  • Employment counselling (1-to-1 or group programming)
  • Individualized goal-based services to identify skills, strengths and interests
  • Develop employment readiness skills, and continued support on the job
  • Networking and working collaboratively with community resources and other service providers
  • Support with job search, resume/cover letter and interviews
Recreation Therapy Services can provide: 
  • Encouragement to develop a meaningful leisure lifestyle
  • Developing a positive attitude toward leisure involvement
  • Individual and goal-oriented programs
  • Increased awareness and access to cultural/social and recreation opportunities in the local community
  • Assistance to build skills towards becoming active members of the community, including volunteer opportunities
Music Therapy Services can provide: 
  • Support in reaching their mental health recovery goals in a creative and therapeutic environment
  • Collaboration with clients by using evidence-based music strategies such as musical improvisation, therapeutic songwriting, and active music listening
  • Individualized treatment plans that build upon clients’ unique strengths and experiences
  • Music Therapy services in both 1:1 and group settings
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Barrie ; Christian Island ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Orillia and area ; Penetanguishene ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny ; Wasaga Beach
Boundaries limited outreach available within Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Anyone who identifies with having a mental health illness and requests services
Application Individuals seeking further information or to schedule an intake should contact Sabrina Pitocco at 705-549-3181 ext 2633 or rehabreferrals@waypointcentre.ca
Languages English ; French - Programs, on request
Fees None - There may be occasional costs related to specific activities.
Address and Location
Located In Community Midland
Address & Map
287 Bayshore Dr
Midland, ON L4R 0H1
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Intersection King St and Elizabeth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-549-3181
Fax 705-527-5323
E-Mail rehabreferrals@waypointcentre.ca
Website https://www.waypointcentre.ca/programs_and_services/rehabilitation_services
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/herocentremidland
Primary Contact Sabrina Pitocco, Rehabilitation Counselor; Phone: ext 2633; Email: spitocco@waypointcentre.ca
Alternate Contact Susan Dalrymple, Program Assistant; Phone: ext 2544; Email: sdalrymple@waypointcentre.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Diane Desroches, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 2219
Mailing Address c/o Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care 
500 Church St 
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3

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