Friends & Advocates

Friends & Advocates Peel is a Community Adult Mental Health Organization providing Social Rehabilitation services; offering services for those who can attend activities in at least one of four service areas (Brampton, Mississauga, Dufferin, North Etobicoke).

Currently activities are offered online via Zoom, Facebook, Instagram and in person. Updates are also posted on our Facebook and Instagram. There are a variety of support services provided to those who have experienced, and are recovering from mental/emotional distress which has led to social isolation.

Members are provided with opportunities to develop strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills

Activities include:

  • consumer governance model, discussion groups and social opportunities
  • psychosocial activities
  • training in leadership, presentation, and theatre company programs
  • community living series
  • community leagues

The Consumer-Survivor Network (CSN) operates out of this office. It is a newly revised opportunity for F&A members and the community in all areas, to participate in group peer support. Coming together on Zoom or in-person to focus on recovery and discuss the many issues peers face living day to day with mental health, addiction and substance challenges.

Services and Programs:

  • social and leisure activities
  • psychosocial activities
  • training programs
  • motivational/light support
  • lifestyle counselling (motivational and light support)
  • transportation subsidies are provided for some activities (two a month)
  • volunteers

Self referral is encouraged; contact Nadine Baloy at 905-452-1002 ext. 329

Street Address 6-239 Queen Street East unit 6
City Brampton
Postal Code L6W 2B6
Phone 905-452-1002
Service Hours Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (Some weekdays offer evening activities)
Who can use this service Adults (16 years of age and older) with mental health concerns
Cost Free (Annual Events may be free- low cost)