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Lanark Health & Community Services

Site: The LINK Wellness and Activity Centre

Service: The Mental Health Support Project - The Link Wellness & Activity Centre

Alternate Name Mental Health Support Project ; Mental Health Support Project; MHSP; The LINK ; MHSP ; OCR ; The Link
Former Name Mental Health Support Project of Lanark Leeds and Grenville (27 Apr 2009)
Legal Name Lanark Renfrew Health & Community Services
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Smiths Falls
Address & Map
88 Cornelia St W, Unit A4
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5K9
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Intersection Elmsley St and Cornelia St
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Mental health peer support program * LINK is a resource and activity centre that provides a safe place for people working to maintain or improve their mental health * focus on unconditional peer support for people whatever their mental health status.
Hours Tue-Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm * some evening events on Fri
Areas Served Lanark County ; Smiths Falls
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older * currently living with or survivors of a mental illness
Application Call or drop in
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - some activities ; None - for most services ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash ; Most programs are free * nominal cash fee for exceptional programs
Service Categories Mental Health Drop In Centres ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ; Psychiatric Resocialization
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-284-4608
Toll Free Phone 1-877-383-2070
Fax 613-284-4666
Primary Contact Andrea Schaefer, Peer Support Worker; Phone: 613-284-4608 ext 202; Email:
Alternate Contact Jeff Kohl, Peer Support Worker; Phone: 613-284-4608 ext 204; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Kara Symbolic, Community Programs and Communications Coordinator, North Lanark Community Health Centre; Phone: 613-259-2372 ext 2302; Email:
Primary Executive John Jordan, Executive Director, Lanark Renfrew Health & Community Services; Phone: 613-259-2372 ext 1307; Email:
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health * Ministry of Long-Term Care
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Ontario Peer Development Initiative and by Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

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