Durham Mental Health Services

Family Support Program

Home Agency Service

Description
Support and assistance to family members of individuals with mental health issues
  • individual support, including counselling, information, education, advocacy
  • links to services and peer group support
  • helps family members maintain and enhance their role as caregivers
Eligibility
Family members 16 years and older, caring for or impacted by someone with mental illness
Open to anyone seeking family support
Application Process
For more information or to register, contact: dgould@lh.ca or 905-576-8711 ext. 39256
Accepts self referral, community services, hospitals, and physician referrals
Contact Central Intake team at 1-855-888-3647, ext 3312 or intake@dmhs.ca
Office
1-855-888-3647 ext 3312 - Central Intake
Fax
905-448-0456
Web Site
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Email
intake@dmhs.ca
Mailing Address
519 Brock St S
Whitby, ON, L1N 4K8
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Denise Gould, Family Support Worker
Email: dgould@lh.ca
Phone: 905-576-8711 ext 39256
Director, Community Mental Health and Addictions, Lakeridge Health
Sheila Gallagher
Email: sgallagher@lh.ca
Phone: 905-444-3222
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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Last Updated On
January 30, 2023
Address
519 Brock St S
Whitby, ON, L1N 4K8
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Hours of Operation
Family Support Group Tue 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Family Empowerment Group Wed 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Meetings: Group meetings take place weekly on Thursday evening - call ahead to attend
Service Area(s)
Durham Region