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Self Help Clearinghouse

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Oxford Self-Help Network

(Oxford County) Referrals to local mental health self-help groups. Publishes directory of resources and other self-help organizations throughout province. Lending library.
Oxford Self-Help Network
554 Princess St.
Woodstock, ON, CANADA N4S 4H1
Voice: 1-877-464-3571
Fax: 519-421-0826
Verified: 2/12/2013

Self-Help Resource Centre

(Greater Toronto area) Founded 1987. Referrals to local peer support groups. Fee-For-Service Workshops to start new and also help existing groups. Directory of peer support groups in the Greater Toronto Area. Information on peer support affiliates in Ontario.
Self-Help Resource Center
40 St. Clair Ave., Suite 307
Toronto ON M4T 1M9, CANADA
Voice: 416-487-4355 (Toronto area) or 1-888-283-8806 (in Ontario outside Toronto)
Fax: 416-487-0344
Verified: 1/10/2013


(Vancouver) Dedicated to promoting peer support approaches that build the capacity of individuals and communities to become healthy, responsive, and self-determining. Provides capacity-building facilitation workshops, consultations, information and referral, outreach and community development, and the Kinex Youth Initiative. Help and Peer Support Groups in the Lower Mainland,' central resource centre, and the Kinex Youth Initiative.
408-602 West Hastings Street
Vancouver CANADA, BC V6B 1P2
Voice: 604-733-6186
Fax: 604-730-1015
Verified: 1/9/2013

Community Information Centre

(New Brunswick) Provides information and referrals on community services. Publishes a variety of human service directories.
Community Information Line
c/o Human Development Council
Box 6125 Station A
St. John, NB, CANADA E2L 4R6
Voice: 506-633-4636
Website: (to find support group listing on website: from the website home page click 'community info' tab on top of page; next click 'search our online community services database'; then type in 'support groups' in the 'find' search box) or
Verified: 1/16/2013

The Self-Help Connection

(Dartmouth) Referrals to provincial self-help groups. Assistance to new and existing groups. Offers a free online directory of local self-help groups in Nova Scotia.
Clearinghouse Self-Help Connection
63 King St.
Dartmouth NS B2Y2R7, CANADA
Voice: 1-866-765-6639 or 902-404-780
Fax: 902-404-3205
Verified: 1/25/2013

Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal

(Montreal) Founded 1956. Referrals to local self-help groups. Assistance to new and existing groups. Publishes directory of self-help groups.
Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal
3155 Hochelaga St., Suite 101
Montreal, PQ, CANADA H1W 1G4
Voice: 514-527-1375
Fax: 514-527-9712
Verified: 1/29/2013

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