District Peer Support Program

Type of Service

Peer/Self Help

Program Description

The District Peer Support Program addresses the needs of consumer /survivors and families who are affected by the stigma and reality of mental illness. This program facilitates the development of networks of support, self-help and education for individuals who have a serious mental illness and families. The District Peer Support Program is offered throughout the Kenora and Rainy River Districts. Peer Support is provided by people who have direct personal experience receiving mental health services that help and support other adults with mental illness to work on their own recovery. The support provided is a result of personal life experiences, as well as training and education.

Access Information

Referrals are accepted by any source including: family; physicians; service providers; and self.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 807-468-4699
Toll-Free 866-872-0408
Fax 807-468-7628

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Counties: (Kenora; Rainy River)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed




Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630