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Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto (SPRINT) – Counselling for Seniors

Group Name: Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto (SPRINT) – Counselling for Seniors

Description: SPRINT (Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto) began caring for seniors and enabling seniors to care for themselves in 1983. They continue to do so today as an accredited, not-for-profit community support service agency in Toronto by offering a wide range of practical and low-cost services to seniors and their caregivers. Their services help seniors stay safe, connected, and live as independently as possible, as well as prevent premature or inappropriate institutionalization.

SPRINT Senior Care offers high-quality counselling and support services, free to seniors, through our Social Work Department. It provides information and referral about services, confidential counselling to individuals and families, short- and long-term client intervention and case management, as well as help accessing retirement homes and understanding the meaning and importance of Power of Attorney.

Where: 140 Merton St. 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON M4S 1A1

When: To register, or to obtain for more information about SPRINT Senior Care’s counselling and support services, call or email.

Contact: 416-481-6411 | info@sprintseniorcare.org | www.sprint-homecare.ca

Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto (SPRINT) – Caregiver Support

Group Name: Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto (SPRINT) – Caregiver Support Groups

Description: SPRINT (Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto) began caring for seniors and enabling seniors to care for themselves in 1983. They continue to do so today as an accredited, not-for-profit community support service agency in Toronto by offering a wide range of practical and low-cost services to seniors and their caregivers. Their services help seniors stay safe, connected, and live as independently as possible, as well as prevent premature or inappropriate institutionalization.

SPRINT Senior Care’s Caregiver Support Groups provide caregivers of people with dementia with opportunities to learn and share in a supportive setting with others experiencing similar situations. SPRINT Senior Care has two Caregiver Support Groups: one for adult children caregivers and one for spouses and partners who provide care for a spouse or partner at home or in the community. *** All SPRINT Senior Care support groups are facilitated by a registered Social Worker and require pre-registration with a SPRINT Senior Care Social Worker; they are not drop-in based. For more information, or to register call or email us.

Where: 140 Merton St. 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON M4S 1A1 (Adult Children Caregiver)
1 William Morgan Drive | Toronto, ON, M4H 1E7 (Spouse or Partner Caregiver)

When: Every second Monday of the month in the evening (Adult Children Caregiver) and the last Monday of the month in the afternoon (Spouse or Partner Caregiver).

Contact: 416-481-6411 | info@sprintseniorcare.org | www.sprint-homecare.ca

North York General Hospital – Addiction Program

Group Name: North York General Hospital – Addiction Program

Description: We provide the best care possible for our patients and their families, and have proudly served our community since 1968. North York General offers a wide range of acute care, ambulatory and long-term care services at 3 sites. Our hospital is driven by an ongoing commitment to continually improve the services we provide to best meet the needs of our patients, community and employees.

Addiction Program/Outpatient Substance Abuse Program includes transition age youth concurrent disorders- assessment, treatment, referral. Both abstinence and harm reduction programs for residents of North York with alcohol, drug problems or other addictive behaviours.

Eligibility: Adults who are capable of participating in a group process. Individuals who voluntarily commit to attend the program consistently. Individuals who have concern about their use of alcohol, prescription, over-the-counter medication, street drugs or other harmful addictive behaviours. Individuals who may have a mental illness, as well as a concern about an addiction. ***Accepts self-referrals.

Where: Branson Ambulatory Care Centre- North York General Hospital | Unit 2 Centre- Room 235, 555 Finch Avenue West | Toronto, ON, M2R 1N5

Contact: 416-635-2437 | www.nygh.on.ca

Community Resource Connections of Toronto – Mental Health Support

Group Name: Community Resource Connections of Toronto – Toronto North Support Services (Access 1)

Description: CRCT operates an active web site containing information about events, news and resources. The web site also has a searchable database of mental health services, supports and resources available in Toronto. We are working to provide a comprehensive source of information which meets the needs of consumer/survivors, family members and service providers.

Access 1 provides individuals and their family members with information and support in accessing mental health case management and assertive community treatment teams in North York and Scarborough. It is an up to date source of information on individual support services provided by 14 mental health service providers in North York and Scarborough. Model of service is coordinated access system.

Where: 2-132 Railside Road | North York, ON, M3A 1A3

Contact: 416-499-5969 | 416-482-4103 | crct@crct.org | rishikaw@tnss.ca

Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto

Group Name: Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto (SPRINT) – Senior Care’s Peer Support Group

Description: SPRINT (Senior Peoples’ Resources in North Toronto) began caring for seniors and enabling seniors to care for themselves in 1983. They continue to do so today as an accredited, not-for-profit community support service agency in Toronto by offering a wide range of practical and low-cost services to seniors and their caregivers. Their services help seniors stay safe, connected, and live as independently as possible, as well as prevent premature or inappropriate institutionalization.

Senior Care’s Peer Support Group offers seniors opportunities to share information and experiences with other seniors in a warm, relaxing environment. Its two-hour sessions include guest speakers and discussion on topics of interest to seniors living independently in the community, such as nutrition, foot care, falls prevention, and memory improvement. *** All SPRINT Senior Care support groups are facilitated by a registered Social Worker and require pre-registration with a SPRINT Senior Care Social Worker; they are not drop-in based. For more information, or to register call or email us.

Where: 140 Merton St. 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON M4S 1A1

When: Every other Friday afternoon. Call for more information.

Contact: 416-481-6411 | info@sprintseniorcare.org | www.sprint-homecare.ca

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