Simcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions

Service: People Supporting People, Collingwood

Record #: CWD5940
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 25 Mar 2024


Office Phone 705-444-1844
Fax 705-444-4782
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Shawna Johnson, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Dawn Davidson, Program Coodinator; Email:


Address & Map
100 Pretty River Parkway N
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 4X2
Mailing Address 100 Pretty River Parkway N 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 4X2
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible, call ahead as the elevator is locked


Description (Service) A self-help peer support and resource centre for people who have or are experiencing mental health and addiction issues, including substance and alcohol abuse

People Supporting People is:
  • a network of people who have experience with mental health issues and/or addiction issues and who believe in the power of peer support
  • a group of trained individuals who provide education to assist persons in dealing with day-to-day issues and in developing a sense of personal well-being
  • a group who, by providing training, serves to enhance self-confidence and help others in the process
  • a program that provides the opportunity to acquire skills and share experiences
Offer interactive workshops on:
  • Boundaries and Self Care
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Handling a Crisis
  • Communication Skills
  • Grief and Loss
  • living on a shoe string budget
  • relapse prevention
  • codependency
  • cognitive behavior therapy CBT
  • Other topics available
A member of Voices United, a network of consumer/survivor and family members who work in the mental health and addictions field.

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Adults, aged 16 and older, living with mental health issue and/or addictions.
Application Call or email to arrange intake.
Languages English
Fees None


Service Categories Peer Mental Health Support Services ~ Addictions/Dependencies Issues ; Peer Mental Health Support Services ~ Mental Health Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Mental Health Issues