Youth Support

 


 

Individualized, confidential, and age-appropriate support can be provided to youth ages 13 to 17, in-person or over the telephone. Support is available to new and existing young individuals.

 

Contact Us

Karen Naismith
289-232-1225
FAMEkids Coordinator and Youth Support Worker (Region of Peel)
Email Karen Naismith

Christina Lanteigne
416-207-5032 ext. 26
FAMEkids Coordinator and Youth Support Worker (City of Toronto)
Email Christina Lanteigne


FAME Youth Group: Etobicoke

 

Dates: Wednesday, July 18; Thursday, July 19; Wednesday, July 25; Thursday, July 26
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: The George Hull Centre for Children and Families, 81 The East Mall, Third Floor, Etobicoke, ON M8Z HW3

Group Description: This is a free, psychoeducational program for youth aged 13 to 17 who have a family member or loved one with a mental illness. The group educates and equips youth with coping skills through artwork, discussion and games in a safe environment.

The group helps youth to:

  • Identify and express feelings in a safe environment
  • Explore healthy coping strategies
  • Gain accurate knowledge about mental illness
  • Develop personal support networks
  • Promote resilience and develop an operational action plan

Please Note: Potential participants are assessed to determine their readiness for group work.

Click here to download a flyer of the Etobicoke FAME Youth group.

Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 22, 2018.

To register, please contact:

Karen Naismith
289-232-1225
FAMEkids Coordinator and Youth Support Worker
Email Karen Naismith

 

FAME Youth Group: Downtown Toronto

 

Dates: Wednesday, July 18; Thursday, July 19; Wednesday, July 25, Thursday, July 26
Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Aids Committee of Toronto (ACT), 543 Yonge Street, 4th Floor, Toronto ON M4Y 1Y5

Group Description: This is a free, psychoeducational program for youth aged 13 to 17 who have a family member or loved one with a mental illness. The group educates and equips youth with coping skills through artwork, discussion and games in a safe environment.

The group helps youth to:

  • Identify and express feelings in a safe environment
  • Explore healthy coping strategies
  • Gain accurate knowledge about mental illness
  • Develop personal support networks
  • Promote resilience and develop an operational action plan

Please Note: Potential participants are assessed to determine their readiness for group work.

Click here to download a flyer of our Toronto FAME Youth group.

Registration Deadline: Monday, July 2, 2018.

To register, please contact:

Christina Lanteigne
416-207-5032 ext. 26
FAMEkids Coordinator and Youth Support Worker (City of Toronto)
Email Christina Lanteigne