#6-Broaden the number of support groups and workshops focused on prevention and intervention.
(Life skills, stress management, healthy childhood development, etc.)
Themes and strategies identified through public engagement. Existing Initiative Agency Link to Program
Create wellness groups that help developing hobbies, confidence, builds identity, self worth and internal strength.
The creation of our Client, Family, Caregiver Advisory Group will inform CMHA in this area CMHA https://www.cmha-east.on.ca
Wellness and Accessibility Centre: At St. Lawrence College (SLC), we work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to provide access and support to students through a range of Student Wellness & Accessibility Services. St.Lawrence College https://www.stlawrencecollege.ca
Eagle’s Nest Indigenous Centre: The Eagle’s Nest Indigenous Centre is a comfortable space for Indigenous students to relax, study, and interact with other Indigenous students. St.Lawrence College https://www.stlawrencecollege.ca/
SVCHC offers a variety of free community programs. SVCHC https://seawayvalleychc.ca/programs/
SVCHC staff are also trained in social prescribing. Providers are encouraged to send referrals to external sources which can provide the necessary resources. SVCHC https://seawayvalleychc.ca
The Befriending Program matches volunteers with people with physical disabilities. Through this new relationship, both individuals have the opportunity to explore mutual interests, enjoy each other’s company and enhance their quality of life. Carefor https://carefor.ca/services/?comaction=view&cid=15&id

Bilingual Peer Support Group for parents and caregivers of children, youth and young adults (up to age 24) who are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges in Stormont Dundas & Glengarry counties (SDG). PLEO – Peer Support Group for Parents https://www.pleo.on.ca/
The Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program provides boys and girls with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cornwall and Area https://cornwall.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/
Fun and diverse after school programs in six core areas including Leadership & Character Building, Education, Health & Life Skills, Culture and the Arts, Sports, Fitness and Recreation and Technologylife and skill enhancing programs Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club https://www.myabgc.com/about
or “Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club” on Facebook
Laurencrest offers several residential and community programs for youth Laurencrest Youth Services https://laurencrest.com/
Mission is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. Boys and Girls Club of Cornwall and SDG bgccornwallsdg.com
Glen Stor Dun Lodge offers the elderly and adults with physical disabilities a day of fun and socialization at the Lodge – a “day away” from their homes. Glen Stor Dun Lodge https://www.cornwall.ca
All of Seaways Seniors 50+ programs offer some form of mental or physical benefit Seaway Seniors Citizens Club https://seawayseniors.ca/
Le CCEC offre une multitude de services et des programmes pour les personnes âgées francophones de 50 ans et plus Centre Charles-Emile Claude http://centrecharlesemileclaude.com/
Seniors club, sponsors activities to provide entertainment and fellowship for older adults in the Cornwall area Cornwall Senior Citizens Club – Branch 353 https://www.champlainhealthline.ca
CMHA offers the Starbright Resource Center to clients in support of wellness, healthy coping and reducing isolation. CMHA https://www.cmha-east.on.ca
Identify opportunities to teach healthy habits and life skills to youth and adults. (Cooking, nutrition, exercise, gardening, self-care, stress management, meditation, work life balance, media and digital literacy, healthy relationships, parenting classes.)
Seaway Valley Community Health Centre offers a variety of programs that teach healthy habits and life skills to youth and adults. We have many clubs in our schools that are designed to reach a variety of students’ interests (chess/game board/drama/etc) SVCHC https://seawayvalleychc.ca
Free training courses including Landscaping, Money Management, Social Media, Tablet training, and more. Tri-County Literacy https://tricountyliteracycouncil.
SVCHC staff are also trained in social prescribing. Providers are encouraged to send referrals to external sources which can provide the necessary resources. SVCHC https://seawayvalleychc.ca
EarlyON centres offer free, high-quality programs for families and children from birth to 6 years old. You can learn and play with your child, meet people and get advice from early childhood professionals. EarlyON Child and Family Centres of SDG cornwall.ca/en/live-here/earlyon.aspx
The Eastern Champlain Youth Wellness Hub serves as a fully integrated one-stop-shop where youth between the ages of 12 and 25 can address their needs related to mental health, addiction, primary care, and other community and social services. Cornwall Youth Hub – Youth Wellness Club https://youthhubs.ca/en/sites
CSCE offers several community programs in nutrition, chronic conditions self-management and physical activity Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie https://www.cscestrie.on.ca
“Encore”- an award winning program offers a unique learning experience for adults 50+, with no term papers, no exams and no grades! Encore Seniors https://www.encoreseniors.ca/
Adult Day Programs offer supervised and supportive activities for seniors and people with specialized needs such as dementia and physical disabilities. Program activities are flexible and tailored to clients’ abilities and interests. They’re designed to enhance clients’ well-being, while giving care-givers a day of respite. Carefor https://carefor.ca/services/?comaction=view&cid=15&id=37
Job Zone d’emploi is a non-profit organization that prepares, guides and assists individuals, in English and in French, to find employment through employment and career counselling, information resources, job opportunities and access to community and outreach services. Job Zone d’emploi https://jobzonedemploi.ca/
GIAG is offers programs in several areas including seniors’ programs, employment services, learning centre and more Glengarry Interagency Group www.giag.ca
The Community Health program provides a wide range of public health services to the Community of Akwesasne. Services include: infection prevention and control, environmental health, maternal child health, diabetes prevention, diabetes management, smoking cessation, falls prevention education, communicable disease services, and vaccine preventable disease services. Akwesasne Community Health Program http://www.akwesasne.ca
Carefor is a local charitable non-profit home health care and community support service organization. We offer a wide range of programs and services, supporting clients of all ages—and their caregivers too. Carefor Health and Community Services https://carefor.ca/services/
EOHU offers classes and clinics in areas such as prenatal, feeding your baby, food handler certification and more Eastern Ontario Health Unit https://eohu.ca/en/classes-clinics
Child and Youth Mental Health Services provide many services including parenting education groups Child and Youth Mental Health Services – CCH https://www.cornwallhospital.ca
Creative Coping for Kids is a response to an identified need to assist children and their mothers who have experienced family violence Inspire Community Support Services http://www.css-sdg.ca/
CMHA offers the Starbright Resource Center to clients in support of wellness, healthy coping and reducing isolation. Starbright activities includes: Cooking, nutrition, exercise, gardening, self-care, stress management, meditation, work life balance, media and digital literacy, healthy relationships) CMHA https://www.cmha-east.on.ca/index.php/en/peer-support-centers/starbright
Groupes sur l’impact de la séparation et du divorce pour parents Groupes pour parents sur le Parenting positif parental (Triple P) Groupes pour parents “Mieux vivre avec le TDAH” Équipe psycho-sociale www.equipepsychosociale.ca
Adult Transitional Worker Program Provides support to transitional age youth leaving the care of the CAS with a developmental delay diagnosis.
The Transitional Worker provides hourly support in accordance with established goals and objectives identified in the in the Individual Support Plan and/or as determined during Case Conferencing.
Support includes direct client time with a focus on teaching skills in such areas as money management, food management, job searching, healthy relationship coaching, life-skills, social recreation activities, safety and emergency planning and personal growth.
Laurencrest – Adult Transitional Worker Program https://laurencrest.com/our-programs/community-programs/
Caring Dads combines elements of parenting, fathering, battering and child protection practices to enhance the safety and well-being of children. Program principles emphasize the need to enhance men’s motivation, promote child-centred fathering, and to address men’s ability to engage in respectful, non-abusive co-parenting with children’s mothers. Laurencrest – Caring Dads Program https://laurencrest.com/our-programs/community-programs//
The purpose of the Comfort Zone Program is to provide a safe environment for “at-risk ” youth in order to generate a positive connection to an adult mentor. The informal nature of the program allows the young person to be involved in constructive programming during after-school hours.The desired outcome is increased self-sufficiency, generating an improved capacity to embrace life’s opportunities and effectively deal with their inherent challenges Laurencrest – Comfort Zone https://www.facebook.com
Triple -P Parenting offers parenting classes Laurencrest – Triple P Parenting https://laurencrest.com/our-programs/community-programs/