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Claims Conference

Take Control Take Charge  - Chronic Pain Course


Topics of discussion

  • how to cope when you feel like pain is controlling your life

  • what to do when you have difficulty sleeping and feel worn out and closed off from others

  • what treatments are available

This is a free course and runs one day a week for 6 weeks.



Thursday, September 5th         1:00 - 3:00 pm      30 King Street East,  Dundas   (JSS)

REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY      905-627-9922 x21

Caregiver Support Group

Supporting YOU while you care for a friend or loved one.

Take time for you so that you can

  • enjoy a social outlet

  • meet other caregivers in the area

  • reduce feelings of isolation

This Support Group is free of charge and is held on a monthly basis.


Wednesday, September 18th               7:00 - 8:00 pm     30 King Street East, Dundas  (JSS)

Guest facilitators   Carol & Lester Krames

Wednesday, October 16th                      7:00 - 8:00 pm     30 King Street East, Dundas

Guest facilitators:     Dr. Samantha Winemaker and Dr. Hsien Seow

Topic:                               Discussion on their initiative  Faces of Caring       


Wednesday, November 20th                7:00 - 8:00 pm      30 King Street East, Dundas

TED Talks and Caring                                        

RSVP your attendance by calling 905-627-9922 ext 21 or 23  or emailing alexisw.jss@gmail.com

Memory Cafe


The Memory Cafe is a welcoming place for individuals with forgetfulness, or other changes in their thinking, as well as their family and friends.  The main goal of a Memory Cafe is to help guests feel comfortable and know they are not alone.

This  free weekly drop in program is open to all adults  to enjoy conversations over refreshments,  chat about life, the latest news and form new connections.

START DATE (runs weekly on a Friday)

Friday, September 27th               11:00  -  12 noon            30 King Street East, Dundas   (JSS)

Mental Health First Aid Course


This course will focus on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related anxiety and trauma related and psychotic disorders.

Key outcomes of this course 

  • Increased awareness of signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems

  • Decreased stigma related to mental health

  • Increased confidence interacting with individuals experiencing a mental health problem or crisis

  • Increased help actually provided to individuals in crisis or experiencing a mental health problem


November 26th, November 28th, December 3rd, December 5th

 - attendance at all 4 sessions is necessary for certification

5:50 - 8:30 pm              30 King Street East, Dundas   (JSS)         Cost:   $75.000

REGISTRATION:           905-627-9922 EXT 21  or email alexisw.jss@gmail.com