You’re not alone. We want to help.

Call or Text: 905-960-3983 to talk to somebody

 

For immediate help call 911

 

Our Philosophy & Our Mission

We all have problems. Sometimes life is hard. It’s not easy, at those times, to plant a smile on your face and keep going. We know. We’ve all been there.  We have walked the difficult road with loved ones, have experienced mental illness ourselves.  We know there are conditions that can make life seem unbearable. And that it’s not easy to talk about it.  We also know  there is hope.

You’re not alone.

Tottenham Rich Hill is dedicated to offering a hand of help to our friends and neighbours who struggle with the stress of living, with trauma and with grief. We offer a hand of help to people whose loved ones struggle with mental illness or addiction.

We know that although there are 14 amazing agencies in our area serving mental health patients, there’s not a lot of help for folks with everyday struggles who just need someone to talk to.

Our philosophy is to help people heal in body, mind and spirit.

Our mission is to be a place in Tottenham where you can go for help.

Services

At Tottenham Rich Hill United Church

Counselling

A professional counsellor sees clients at Tottenham United Church every Tuesday. Counselling fees are subsidized by a generous grant from The United Church of Canada. You pay a nominal fee based on your family’s income. To book an appointment, or for more information
call or text 905-960-3983.

Soup N Bun

A good hot meal and someone to talk to. Mondays at noon from September to May. For $3 you get hot, home-made soup, bread, desert, coffee, tea and great company. Kids are free. All proceeds go to Community Living Association of South Simcoe.

Walk the Talk

Tuesday mornings at 10 we walk the Trans Canada Trail and share some life hacks along the way. It’s an easy 60 minute hike through beautiful terrain.

Breast Cancer Support Group

On the first Wednesday of every month in the sanctuary at Tottenham UC at 8pm, survivors share stories and experiences and support each other.

Family Support Group

On the first Tuesday of every month 7:30PM  in the Friendship Room we hold a support group for parents, spouses and adult children of people suffering with mental illness. We talk about our experiences, share information and best practices and support each other so we can be a better support for those we love. upstairs.

Children’s Art Program

Throughout the year we host Saturday workshops for kids (ages 10-15) with a mental wellness component. Media art, woodworking, indigenous art, pottery, dance/movement are but a few planned for 2018-2019. Stay tuned for dates and times. Our first workshop will be Saturday October 13 on the medicine wheel. Call 905-960-3983 to register.

Ontario Early Years Centre

Every Wednesday and Friday the Ontario Early Years Centre is at Tottenham United. Bring your little one for games, stories and singing with other children and chat with other parents. Parenting is tough and doesn’t come with instructions. Give yourself a little break. Centre is open from 9am to 12PM and 1PM to 4PM.

Deep

Wednesday 8PM in the Friendship Room. Deep offers a guided journey into self and soul. This group goes deep into self awareness, self esteem, relationships and everyday stress using art, music, poetry and conversation. We close the evening with a meditation.  Deep also hosts weekend workshops on topics the group wishes to explore. Workshops on indigenous spirituality, creative writing and medicine making in the past.

55+ Fitness

Tuesdays and Thursdays we offer a fun fitness class for folks who don’t move like they used to. Physical activity is a known help for depression and working out together with a lot of laughter is good for the soul.

Sunday Mornings

Lift your spirits. In a warm and friendly environment, with a hope-filled message, life can seem a little less daunting. Join us Sundays. Rich Hill UC (corner of 2nd line and 10th ) gathers at 9:40am. Tottenham UC (26 Mill Street) gathers at 11:00 am.

Be a Part of our Mission

Want to be part of our mission? Do you teach yoga, meditation, cooking, creative art? Do you provide financial advice or would like to organize a support group? We have the space. Contact us if you’d like to use your gifts to help our community.

Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) helps people access doctors, counsellors and mental health programs in the area.
More information about CHMA

310-COPE is a 24/7 crisis line and response service. You can speak to a crisis worker, have a team come to you, or stay in their facility.
Contact  1-855-310-2673 or visit their website.

Streamlined Access is an on-line hub that will connect you to all the agencies in our area offering mental health support.
More information about Streamlined Access

Mary McGill Centre located in Alliston next to Stephenson Memorial Hospital, Mary McGill Centre offers counselling and support.
More information about the Mary McGill Centre

911 You can access all of these services by calling 911 or going to the emergency department of Stephenson Memorial Hospital.

Our Blog

Schizophrenia: What I wish someone had told me

I was in college, trying to make friends and be part of any group. At 20 years old, it didn't occur to me that I could be seriously ill. I thought schizophrenia is a mental condition only old people have. I was wrong. I was schizophrenic and I had to fully understand...

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The Stresses of Everyday Life

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, Stacie-Mai blogs about how the stresses of everyday life have impacted her mental health and how getting outdoors running and walking her dogs saved her life. My depression and anxiety has peaked and troughed at various...

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Contact Us

Tottenham Rich Hill United Church

26 Mill St E, Tottenham, ON L0G 1W0

 

 

Find Us Tottenham United Church  26 Mill Street East  Tottenham, ON L0G 1W0  (905) 936-3091

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