|Group||Who it’s for||Date and Time||How to Join|
This how-to workshop offers support around: understanding why you eat the way you do, comforting yourself without food, changing your thinking and changing your eating.
|All Sherbourne Clients||Wednesdays|
*Sessions run three weeks long, in weekly 2-hour sessions.
|Registration required. Contact Nikki at 416-324-4100 ext 3252.|
|Diabetes Support Group|
Share experiences with peers living with diabetes, increase your diabetes management knowledge and skills, and build confidence to make lasting changes. Facilitated by a Diabetes Education Dietitian and Diabetes Nurse.
|All Sherbourne Clients||Last Thursday of each month||Drop in, or sign up by contacting Daniella at 416-324-4100 ext 3248.|
A free 10-week group offering information and community for anyone with gender changes across the spectrum. Community speakers, health care providers, artists and activists support discussions about various experiences of gender transition, embodying changes, coming out, health and hormones, dealing with discrimination, trans and genderqueer community-building and negotiating relationships.
|Anyone experiencing or questioning changes on the gender spectrum (trans, genderqueer, questioning)||Tuesdays. Sessions run twice per year in the fall and spring.||Registration required. Contact email@example.com|
A group open to people who have identified that alcohol or drug use has become a problem at least some of the time in their lives and are wanting to make self-determined changes. The group is designed to support clients around substance use and relapse prevention skills.
|Anyone who wants to make a change related to substance use||October 2019 – April 2020:|
Wednesdays 3-4:30 pm
|Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an intake appointment.|
Join our monthly interactive and inclusive community program, which offers the chance to learn about a different nutrition topic each month, practice different food skills in our kitchen, and meet others who are passionate about nutrition, including Sherbourne Health’s registered dietitians.
|All Sherbourne Clients||Winter/Spring 2020|
– January 17, 2-4 pm
– February 13, 10 am-12 pm
– March 27,
– April 23,
10 am-12 pm
|Sign up requested.|
|NADA Group: Detox and de-stress with ear acupuncture|
National Acupuncture Detoxification Acupuncture (NADA) is an ear protocol that may help you: deal with withdrawal from pain medications, alcohol, tobacco and other substances; cut down or reduce substance use; detoxify your body; cope with trauma; live with anxiety and depression; promote overall balancing and grounding.
|All Sherbourne Clients||Thursdays 6-7 pm||Drop-in. Contact LGBT Reception for more info: 416-324-4103.|
|Mature Trans Sisters (MTS)|
A social drop-in group for mature trans women to get together, talk and learn, share resources and enjoy a hot meal. The group is collectively run by participants, supported by facilitators. There is a different activity each week.
|Women of all types of trans experiences who are 45+||Thursdays 6-8:30 pm, year round||Drop-in, but please contact Ashley first: 416-324-4100 ext. 3296, or email@example.com|
|Mindfulness based Support Group|
Learn practices that support awareness, acceptance, and the steadying and calming of mind/body. Mindfulness meditation can help you develop skills to be with difficult feelings and distressing thoughts, cope with depression and anxiety, deal with stressful situations more effectively, see more clearly the habit patterns creating distress in your life, and be present in the here and now. Facilitated by Billee Laskin, MSW, RSW.
|All Sherbourne Clients||Fridays, 10am-12pm|
Orientation Session: Friday, Oct. 4 @ 10-11 am;
Group Dates: Fridays, Oct. 11 to Dec. 13 @ 10 am-12 pm;
Retreat Day: Friday, Nov. 29 @ 10 am-3 pm
|Registration required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-324-4100 ext. 3302. Or talk to an SHC provider.|
Note: All new interested participants will have priority acceptance for the next group cycle.
|Mind Your Mind|
A 12-week group that uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) techniques to help with experiences of anxiety and depression. CBT can help people understand the thoughts and feelings that influence behaviours.
|LGBTQ People. Priority given to Sherbourne clients.||*Not currently running – check back for future dates.*||Registration required. Contact Hajni at email@example.com or call 416-324-4100 ext. 3276.|
A welcoming drop in for people who use drugs. STASH provides supplies (a variety of kits & Naloxone), testing for Hep C, access & referrals to services, support from people with lived experience, and a harm reduction focused space to enjoy snacks and coffee.
|People who use drugs||Fridays 9:30-11:30 am||Drop-In. No registration required.|
|SOY Groups & Drop-Ins|
SOY runs many different groups for LGBTQ youth who identify in certain ways and/or who share a specific interest. All SOY groups are designed as welcoming places of respect, connection and fun. Participants engage in a variety of activities like art, discussion, games and field trips. Groups are places where youth can make friends, connect to community and get support and resources.
Check out the lineup of SOY groups and drop-ins.
|Youth 14-29 years of age, identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning.||Times vary; usually run on a weekly basis||Click here for details about each SOY group or drop-in.|
Transition-Related Surgery Support Programs
Sherbourne is currently in the process of developing new supports for trans folks of all gender identities before, during and after transition-related surgeries. These include educational workshops, group programs and online resources. We hope to start launching these new programs in Winter and Spring 2020.
Please check back for more updates.
|WINK – Women in Need ‘Klinik’|
Come for a nutritious breakfast, social activities and if you need, on-the-spot care from a nurse or doctor in a friendly space.
|All self-identified street-involved women||Wednesdays 9-11 am||Drop In.|
No appointment is needed.