|Record #: HAM2217
||Last Modified: 20 Nov 2012
||Last Full Update: 18 Sep 2012
|Mailing Address||PO Box 235 |
Hamilton, ON L8S 4S3
|Primary Contact||Sarah Flis, Executive Director|
|Located In Community||Ontario|
|Description||Lean On Me is a Canadian not-for-profit organization that works toward creating peaceful communities and supporting individuals who have had their lives transformed by violence. The organization was established in 2007, by survivors, together with the support of Hamilton Police Services Victim Services Branch and Project Concern. Today, Lean On Me offers monthly groups, 12 week therapeutic support groups, one-to-one support, peer support, a 'nourishment for survivors' program, and training conference for professionals.|
|Areas Served||Southwestern Ontario|
|Eligibility||Ages: 6 year(s) and up |
Lean On Me will be introducing a 12-week program for children and youth in the spring of 2013.
|Fees||None - All services are free for those who identify as a survivor to a homicide victim. ; Fees apply for training programs for facilitation and professional development.|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations - Community Contributions ; Foundation - Grants from Project Concern ; Lean On Me is completely volunteer-based. |
All funds go directly towards programs that have a benefit to the families.
|Service Categories||Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of Murder Victims|
|Subjects||Crime victims ; Support groups|