Centre for Innovation in Peer Support

Social Connections

Our free, drop-in, virtual social connection opportunities are open to anyone aged 16 and older. Join us whenever you’d like. No registration or commitment required.

New to virtual supports? Please take a look at our participant guide before accessing groups.

Sometimes tech challenges happen! For the best experience, update your Zoom client regularly.  To update, visit the Zoom Download Centre.


Join us for The Art of Journaling webinar on September 21st from 6:00-7:30 pm.
Registration now open!  Visit our Eventbrite for details or to register!  This event is also available to join by phone.  See “Telephone Access” information at the bottom of this page to learn how.

Connect

Call: 1-833-845-WELL (9355) ext. 390
or email: centreinfo@supporthouse.ca

Weekly Social Connections Groups:

LitGrit

Come and join us as we delve into the wonderful world of written works! The only thing you need to bring is yourself. Any reading materials will be provided to you. We will use a variety of ways to explore our relationship with reading as we review a vast assortment of literature.  Check out our  our Lit Grit Session Planner for this week’s topic!

Mondays, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82667072464
Meeting ID:  826 6707 2464

Is there any piece of written work (poetry, book, short story, song lyrics)  you would like to see come into the Lit Grit group?  Share your thoughts here

The Sharing Circle

Make connections in your community as we engage in a variety of activities and discussions. Whether its art & culture; intriguing group conversations on topics like outer space or sustainable living; or a lively chat with fellow participants in our Centre Cafe, The Sharing Circle has something for everyone!

Some sessions may need materials in advance, please see our session planner for what to bring.

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Zoom link:  us02web.zoom.us/j/87851391579
Meeting ID: 878 5139 1579

Creative Writing

Connect through writing with provided prompts. The only materials needed are paper and something with which to write

Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86778772339
Meeting ID: 867 7877 2339

The Games Room

Pull up a virtual chair in the Games Room and explore fun, interactive team-building games in a virtual setting. Games currently offered include: Lost At Sea, Online trivia (Music, TV Shows, History, Science), Virtual Bingo.

Fridays, 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Zoom link:us02web.zoom.us/j/83213391757
Meeting ID:  832 1339 1757


Our Virtual Waiting Room

Our virtual waiting room opens 15 minutes before the session begins, and our groups will start on time. Please be aware that our Social Connections programs may not necessarily run exactly to the moment. The group may wrap up a little early, or run a little later depending on the needs of the group each session.

Telephone Access

Technology does not have to be a barrier. Our groups are accessible by telephone! Dial the number closest to you, when prompted enter the meeting ID listed on this page.

In Ontario:
647-558-0588
647-374-4685

Outside of Ontario:
Alberta:  698-328-1099
BC:  778-907-2071
Quebec:  438-809-7799

Local long-distance rates may apply