CHMA’s Get Set & Connect Program

Get Set & Connect is a peer driven program designed for people who have lived experience with a mental health and/or addiction concern. The program focuses on enhancing mental health and well-being through leisure and/or volunteer activities in the community. The goals are to encourage community inclusion and building meaningful connections.

What will the program include?

  • Each person in the program will work one to one with a Leisure and Volunteer Community
  • Access Coach to enhance your mental health and well-being through leisure and/or volunteer opportunities
  • Connecting with others through peer led leisure activities in the community
  • Ready, Set, Go Volunteer Preparation Course

What are the criteria to participate?

  • Have a lived experience of a mental health and/or addiction concern
  • Have community inclusion as a goal
  • 19 years of age or older
  • Resident of Vancouver

Interested in being part of this program? Register to attend the following orientation:

  • Thursday June 15th, 4:30pm at Britannia Community Centre, 1661 Napier Street (in the Rink Activity Room; in the Ice Rink to the left of the bleachers)
  • Tuesday July 4th, 3:00pm at Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (in Room C)
  • Tuesday July 25th 3:00pm at Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway (in Multipurpose Room 3)
  • Tuesday August 15th, 3:00pm, Firehall Library, 1455 West 10th Avenue (in the Meeting Room)
  • Wednesday August 30th, 3:00pm, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway (in Multipurpose Room #3)

**Call the Leisure Volunteer Access Coaches to register or to find out about future orientations**

Dolly: 604-872-4902 ext 222
Marnie: 604-872-4902 ext 223
Steph: 604-872-4902 ext 229
Katy: 604-872-4902 ext 290
Email: leisure.volunteer@cmha.bc.caWebsite: http://www.getsetconnect.ca

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