This project provides access up to 6 sessions with a registered mental health professional virtually. The project is intended for Black, Indigenous, People of Color and 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
1)Identify as members of the our communities experiencing mental health challanges (Anti-Black racism,Transphobia,Homophobia, Stigma around Substance Abuse etc)
2)Clients need to be over 18 years of age and identify one or more issues related to their mental or emotional health
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*This is a time imited project and will only be accessible till Feb 2021.
Our client support and care program serves clients in need of case coordination,counselling and referrals to communities and health care providers. Our program also supports people affected by HIV/AIDS such as partners, close friends and family members services include:
• One on One Counselling
• Referrals to doctors, lawyers, community, and social agencies
• Accompaniment to appointments and advocacy
• Assistance with filling out applications
• Meet and greet sessions, Monthly drop-ins, and social group for clients
• Workshops on topics such as HIV treatment, reducing stigma and positive prevention
• Annual Client retreats
• Collaboration with community partners in service coordination and advocacy’
• Emergency financial assistance, transit tokens and food vouchers
The 2SLGBTQ+ programming includes community interventions focused on supporting cis and trans queer men, women and gender non-conforming folks as well as those who identify as Same Gender Loving. Our systems level collaborative work includes our leadership role at the 2SLGBTQ+ collaborative of Peel region, capacity building of service providers and facilitation of the virtual platform; Rainbow Salad (www.rainbowsalad.ca)
Supportive counselling is available for people who use drugs, taking a person-centred approach to help clients meet their personal goals and access services. The aim of harm reduction is to reduce the harms related to substance use, while acknowledging that abstinence from substances is not always a feasible goal.
Focusing on reducing harms to individuals,family and community, Moyo started its injection drug use outreach program in 1998.Our harm reduction program services include:
• Harm reduction supply distribution/delivery,
• Overdose prevention/Naloxone training/distribution,
• Safer sex supply distribution,
• Information/education on safer substance use and safer sex,
• Street and prescription drug information,
• Harm reduction counselling
• Peer education and outreach
• Referrals to other health and social services
We chair the Peel Harm Reduction Committee, and are the lead agency for both the Peel Integrated Drug Strategy and Peel Peer Collaborative. We also provide workshops and training’s on various harm reduction topics for both service providers and service users.
Many trans and nonbinary individuals have trouble finding inclusive services and communities in Peel, and must venture out to Toronto to access these services. Gender Journeys aims to bring an inclusive community home for trans and nonbinary people living in Peel. This free workshop series gives trans, nonbinary, and gender diverse folks an opportunity to learn and grow together as a community.
Connect with community. Find your voice. Own your power. Get involved in this leadership program for Young Black Women in Peel Region as part of the YBW Project Advisory Panel or by participating in our regular workshop series that covers relevant topics like self-care, mental health, and relationships in a peer-led safer space.
Totally Outright is a free leadership program for young (18-29) cis & trans gay, bi & queer guys into guys. Participate in thought-provoking presentations and discussions with community leaders and experts in gay, bi & queer men’s health and community building. Network and connect with other guys while exploring topics including coming out, sex, drugs, relationships, the history of gay activism, and a whole lot more.
This is an 8 week-cycle program assessing the needs of newcomer communities including those living with HIV, those from the ACB community, those who identify at LGBTQ+, and who use substances. The project aims to increase the capacity of settlement services in the region to enhance newcomers’ sense of belonging.
With Peel being home to the largest numbers of immigrants, chief of which are African Caribbean or Black, this project is especially important to document their lives experiences and help mitigate risks they may encounter as settlers
This family-friendly monthly drop-in social program invites people living with and affected by HIV and Hep C to gather, share in learning experiences, have fun, and connect with new people. The drop-in takes place on the final Friday of each month from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm in Community Door Brampton.
All cis and trans women and feminine-identifying nonbinary folks are invited to this skill-sharing drop-in program each Monday from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at John Howard Society in Brampton. Topics include handicrafts, alternative therapies, microeconomics, and more.
Moyo welcomes our community to a variety of workshops, forums, and fundraisers throughout the year. Check out our calendar on EventBrite for an up-to date list of upcoming events
The 2SLGBTQ+ book club invites all readers to discuss 2SLGBTQ+ books in an inclusive space; 2SLGBTQ+ folks and allies are welcome.Join Moyo and Brampton Library at the library’s Chinguacousy branch on the final Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. To register, call the Brampton Library at (905) 793-4636, visit any Brampton Library branch, or visit the library website at https://www.bramptonlibrary.ca/index.php/join-in/book-clubs