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Community Connections (16+)

Community Connections (16+)

Whether you want to be more active, get involved in your community or build a stronger social network, Community Connections can support you in achieving your goals. We provide free mental health workshops, opportunities for socialization and participation in fun activities.

Community Connections is a recovery-oriented drop-in hub organized to help individuals 16 years or older improve mental health and overall wellness. This is offered in a safe, empowering environment through participation in social and recreational activities. The program offers opportunities for socialization, building a community network, physical and mental health enhancements, increased recreational skills for community transition, and guided activity-based discovery through peer led activities in the community.

Who is This Program Intended For?

  • Individuals 16 years of age or older

Contact Us to Register for Support

If you are interested in signing up for Community Connections, please call Central Intake at 1.866.345.0183 ext 3321.

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The Community Connections Program Offers

  • Drop-in Social Hub: staff and volunteer-led drop-in programs give members an opportunity to informally connect with others in a safe and supportive environment
  • Peer Support: the expertise or lived experience of the Peer Supporter can give the Peer a unique perspective on finding and maintaining recovery
  • Workshops: we have activity-based workshops and groups for members to drop in and enjoy at our locations and in the community. Some examples: art making, camping, games, walking and much more
  • Career Café: employment specialists are available to help with job search, career assessments, resumes, cover letters and interview help, along with many other pre-employment skills you may need.
  • Case management: drop-in to get assistance from a case manager to get connected to services or support. This program is offered at specific times throughout the week. Visit our calendar below to find out hours.
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Program Flyers

Under the Rainbow 2024 poster (1)

Click here to view and download the flyer for our Under the Rainbow Group

Cooking

Click here to view and download the flyer for our Cooking Group

mood walk

Click here to view and download the flyer for our Mood Walk at Jefferson Trail

sfa

Click here to view and download the flyer for Support for Anxiety

Neurodiverse

Click here to view and download the flyer for our Neurodiversity Affirming Support Group

Trans Comedy Show

Click here to view and download the flyer for the Trans Comedy Show for Youth

neighbourhood

Click here to view and download the flyer for our Neighbourhood Walk in Markham

golf

Click here to view and download the flyer for our Timber Creek Outing (Mini Golf)

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Click here to view and download the flyer for our Poetry Group

Mindful Digest Newsletter

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