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For all of our online groups, the Gerstein Crisis Centre uses Zoom Canadian Healthcare which is PIPEDA & PHIPA compliant to ensure privacy and confidentiality.

Wellness Support Group for People 55 and Over

Gerstein Crisis Centre in partnership with WoodGreen Community Services is hosting a free, 10-week, Online Wellness Support Group for adults 55 and over, every Wednesday from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM, for 9 weeks starting on May 11th until July 13th 2022.
We use a PHIPA compliant Zoom platform for our groups. Groups are accessible by computer, smart devices as well as landlines.

You will be able to:

  • Connect and explore tools to support your mental wellness
  • Learn from each other and enhance self-awareness
  • Develop strategies and skills to cope in overwhelming situations

To sign up, please click the following link:


Wellness Support Group

Gerstein Crisis Centre is hosting a free, Online Wellness Support Group, every Thursday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, February 24th to April 21st, 2022.
We use a PHIPA compliant Zoom platform for our groups. Groups are accessible by computer, smart devices as well as landlines.

You will be able to:

  • Connect and explore tools to support your Mental Health
  • Learn from each other and enhance self-awareness
  • Develop strategies and skills to cope in overwhelming situations

To sign up, please click the following link:


Check Out Virtual Groups Being Offered by Other Organizations in the City:

Peer Wellness Support Program

Ashley Boca Mindfulness Foundation in partnership with the Gerstein Crisis Centre will be offering a free 9-week Peer Wellness Support Program.

The wellness support group is offered to people living in Ontario who are struggling with mental health issues.
Through a 9-weeks program, participants will connect and foster tools to support them in their mental health journey.

Participants will learn about Wellness, Goals, Stress, Resilience, Supports, Self-talk, Gratitude and Crisis Planning.

Join one of the following sessions taking place this spring.

  1. Every Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Starting on May 5 until July 7, 2022.
  2. Every Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Starting on May 15 until July 24, 2022.

Stella’s Place Online Groups

Stella’s Place is offering a number of online groups which are open to all young adults (16-29) in the City of Toronto. More info and how to sign up can be found at stellasplace.ca/programs Current drop-in groups include:

  • Mixed media arts group (supplies provided)
  • Yoga
  • Fitness
  • Bollywood dance

Regeneration Community Services Peer team in Partnership With Progress Place (Community HUB) Groups

The Regeneration Community Services Peer team alongside Progress Place (Community HUB) will be launching three virtual groups in April on Zoom.

To join these groups, you will need a phone with video or a computer with a camera.

Talking Pen Creative Writing Workshop


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