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Empowerment Council: Systemic Advocates in Addiction and Mental Health

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-535-8501 ext 36837
E-Mail jennifer.chambers@camh.ca
Website www.empowermentcouncil.ca
Primary Contact Lucy Costa, Deputy Executive Director; Phone: 416-535-8501 ext 33013; Email: lucy.costa@camh.ca
Alternate Contact Beth Jacob, Finance and Office Administrator; Email: beth.jacob@camh.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Systemic advocacy * ensures representation of the client perspective within the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) * education on choices, self advocacy, critical thinking and political awareness * site meetings for clients * outreach * community development * education for mental health professionals, addiction workers and community membersFunded by CAMH but separately incorporated and independently staffed
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Systemic advocacy * ensures representation of the client perspective within the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) * education on choices, self advocacy, critical thinking and political awareness * site meetings for clients * outreach * community development * education for mental health professionals, addiction workers and community membersFunded by CAMH but separately incorporated and independently staffed
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Toronto
Boundaries Toronto
Eligibility Clients of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) * also psychiatric survivors and persons with substance use issues

Residency Requirements: Toronto
Application Self-referral
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown West
Address & Map
1001 Queen St W
Rm 160
Toronto, ON
Canada M6J 1H4
 
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Intersection Ossington Ave and Queen St W
Mailing Address 33 Russell St 
Rm 2008 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5S 2S1
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features - lowered buttons ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Involvement Programs ~ Mental Health Issues ; General Mental Health Information/Education ; Mental Health Associations ; Outreach Programs ~ Mental Health Issues ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Mental Health Issues ; System Advocacy ~ Mental Health Issues

Agency Overview


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