Programs

Mental Health

If you are looking for programs that improve your overall health, help you manage chronic conditions, help you with lifestyle changes and assist you with maintaining your activity – these programs are for you. We look forward to seeing you in our programs!

Programs

Mental Health

If you are looking for programs that improve your overall health, help you manage chronic conditions, help you with lifestyle changes and assist you with maintaining your activity – these programs are for you. We look forward to seeing you in our programs!


Programs for Mental Health

Boosting Brain Health and Memory

This 6 week in-person program at Storefront Humber is aimed at supporting older adults in learning ways to boost overall brain health and memory. Each session will include an educational presentation and an interactive workshop to practice memory strategies in a supportive environment.

Location: 2445 Lake Shore Boulevard West Etobicoke, ON, M8V 1C5

For more information contact:
Zahra at 416-709-6064

Expressive Arts

A 10 week program for women who are interested in learning creative ways to improve your physical and mental health, and general well-being. The program focuses on self-expression using various arts modalities in a safe environment. Artistic experience is not required!

For more information contact:
Ela at 416- 855 1046

Getting on With Life and its Challenges

This mental health recovery and skill development program focuses on increasing participants’ knowledge of and skills for community living. This program offers a place where individuals living with mental health issues can interact with other members of their community in a safe environment. A steering committee meets weekly to develop a 10 week workshop series for the community twice a year.

For more information contact:
Rhonda at 416-703-9645 ext 233 or Antonella at 416-703-9645

Healthy Parents Healthy Babies (babies 6 - 12 months)

This weekly in-person or virtual program is for pregnant women and women with new babies who are isolated, new to Canada or have financial difficulties. Enjoy weekly presentations about child safety, child development, breastfeeding, baby care, nutrition, cooking and more. The program is staffed by a Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian and Community Health Worker, and is designed to support women through pregnancy as well as baby’s first year.

(a.m. session for babies 6-12 months, )

For more information contact:
Gayle at 416-604-6452

Healthy Parents Healthy Babies (pregnancy to 6 months)

This weekly in-person or virtual program is for pregnant women and women with new babies who are isolated, new to Canada or have financial difficulties. Enjoy weekly presentations about child safety, child development, breastfeeding, baby care, nutrition, cooking and more. The program is staffed by a Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian and Community Health Worker, and is designed to support women through pregnancy as well as baby’s first year.

(p.m. session for pregnancy to 6 months, )

For more information contact:
Gayle at 416-604-6452

Knitting

Calling all knitters! Join our drop-in knitting group where you can knit, chat, and make friends. Whether you've been knitting for years or just want to learn, this group is for you!

For more information or to register contact:
Kate at 416-604-6431 or Alex at 416-604-5098.

Living Life to the Full for Caregivers 55+

Are you over 55 and caring for a family member, friend, or neighbour? In this 8 week group, you will use the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to learn more about mental well-being and how to make small changes to feel happier, less stressed and more in control.

For more information contact:
Chantal at 416-604-6440 or visit www.LLTTF.ca

Memory Technique

This 6-week in-person workshop is designed for adults of all ages including seniors who are interested in sharpening their memory skills. The workshop is designed to stimulate memory, and participants will practice activities aiming to improve both short-term and long-term memory.

For more information contact:
Junko at 416-604-6453

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

This 8-week in-person or virtual program is based on mindfulness exercises, to help develop capacity and awareness to be fully present in our lives by learning practical skills to manage stress. There will be weekly homework to assist you with your home practice. This program is for adults experiencing chronic conditions/stress.

For more information contact:
Martine at 416-855-1086

Mindfulness for Beginners

Tune into what is happening now, both within yourself and around you. This 8 week program will teach you how to be more present and pay attention to everyday life, cope with negative emotions and meditate.

For more information contact:
Kate at 416-604-6431

Mindfulness In Motion

This virtual program is based on mindfulness practices, to help develop capacity and awareness to be fully present in our lives by continually using practical skills to increase coping. There will be weekly homework to assist you with your home practice. This workshop is for adults experiencing chronic conditions/stress; a minimum familiarity with mindfulness is strongly recommended.

For more information contact:
Ori at 416-788-7348

Surfing Tsunamis

A 20-week virtual DBT skills group. This group is for people who have BPD, BPD traits or challenges with extreme emotion dysregulation and impulsive behaviors. People will need to have their own individual therapist at the time of the group. This group runs in partnership with Davenport Perth Community Health Centre, Flemingdon Health Centre & Scarborough Academic Family Health Team. Please be aware you may encounter a waitlist and to get on the waitlist there will be a phone screening.

For more information contact:
Chantal at 416-604-6440

Walk This Way!
Discover a new way of walking! Nordic Pole Walking is a fun and effective, low impact, full-body workout for people of all ages, fitness and mobility levels! Poles are available to borrow upon request.

For more information contact:
Junko at 416-604-6453

Yoga For 50+

This weekly in-person program is for anyone who wants to relax and rejuvenate with a guided meditation and breathing exercise with gentle yoga on chair.

For more information contact:
Junko at 416-604-6453

Yoga For 50+ (Review Class)

This monthly drop-in class (in-person or virtual) is ONLY for graduates of the 8 week program. Relax and rejuvenate with gentle yoga catered to your needs and abilities. Options are available to accommodate various levels of mobility and fitness

For more information contact:
Junko at 416-604-6453


Please Note

  • Programs are offered at various locations and times throughout the year.
  • Some programs may be available infrequently based on demand.
  • Some programs are offered off-site.
  • Please call the contact person indicated for additional program information.

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