Northwestern Ontario Peer Council (NWOPC)
The NWOPC is a member of the Ontario Association of Patient Councils. The members of the Council are psychiatric survivors and through the Council's committee structure they provide peer support, advocacy and education for people with a mental illness.
This committee plans monthly dances and other social events. It meets monthly.
This committee plans and distributes a quarterly newsletter. It meets four times a year.
Programs and Services Committee
This committee seeks the resources to provide education/training for consumer survivors.
The council members are available to represent the consumer perspective on committees, work groups, planning groups, etc. Weekly events include computer classes, games day, arts and crafts, model classes and movie day. The Council facilities are open Monday to Saturday 11 am - 4 pm including holidays.