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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.

Moving Towards Fitness in High Park

Gerstein Crisis Centre in partnership with Habitat Services and Working for Change is hosting a free, Outdoor Walking Wellness Support Group, every Fridays October 15th to November 19th 2021, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Meeting at Bloor and Keele StreetEntrance of High Park. Tokens will be provided.

You will be able to:

  • A varied terrain walk, and a wellness discussion each week
  • 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:


Frontline Workers Wellness Support Group

Gerstein Crisis Centre is hosting a free, Online Wellness support group for Frontline Workers, every Wednesday from December 1st until January 26th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
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:


Life Skills & Wellness Support Group for Women

Gerstein Crisis Centre in partnership with Elizabeth Fry Toronto is hosting a free, on-going Online Life Skills & Wellness Support Group for Women, every Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, starting on October 7th 2021.
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:


Mental Health and Justice Wellness Support Group  

Gerstein Crisis Centre in partnership with Fred Victor is hosting a free, 9-week, Online Mental Health and Justice Wellness Support Group, every Thursday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, for 9 weeks starting on September 9th – November 4th, 2021.
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 for People 55 and Over

Gerstein Crisis Centre in partnership with WoodGreen Community Services is hosting a free, 9-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 September 15th until November 17th, 2021.  
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:


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

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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