Helping Other Parents Everywhere (HOPE)

Record Details
Alternate Name help for parents ; Helping Other Parents Everywhere (HOPE), Inc ; hope
Former Name HOPE Helping Other Parents Everywhere
Office Phone 905-239-3577
Toll Free Phone 1-866-492-1299
After Hours Phone Calls go to confidential voice mail
E-Mail info@hope4parents.ca
Website www.hope4parents.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/hope4parents
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/HOPE_Inc_
Primary Contact Richard Underwood, President; Email: president@hope4parents.ca
Alternate Contact David Black, Secretary; Email: secretary@hope4parents.ca
Established 2008
Funding Donations ; Membership fees
Description (Service) Network of support and self-help groups for parents and guardians troubled by behaviours of their teen or adult child * offers hope, encouragement, resources, practical strategies, and education in friendly, non-judgmental environment * weekly peer support and self-help meetings, peer-to-peer phone support, workshops, links to community resources, annual conference
Hours HOPE Confidential Information Line available Mon-Sun 24 hours * please leave a message, messages will be returned within 24 hours  
Support group meetings Ajax-Pickering, Thu 7:30 pm-9 pm * Oshawa Thu 7:30 pm-9 pm * Downtown Toronto Tue 7 pm-9 pm * Yonge-Finch Wed 7:30 pm-9:15 pm
Meetings Meetings are held once per week, year round except statutory holidays * groups in Ajax/Pickering, Oshawa, North York (Yonge St and Finch Ave), Toronto Downtown (College and Bathurst) * call for more information * Note: parents or guardians don't have to live in area to attend
Areas Served Durham Region ; Toronto - North ; Toronto Downtown ; York Region - South
Eligibility Parents or guardians troubled by behaviours of teen or adult children * concerns may include mental health related issues, substance abuse, addiction, skipping school, conflicts with the law, physical and verbal abuse toward parent, withdrawn, not moving forward with life
Application Parents can self-refer * For more information email info@hope4parents.ca or leave a message on the confidential HOPE information line
Languages English
Fees Membership - $50 plus minimal fee per week attended ; Where finances are a concern, payment plan may be arranged with local group Treasurer * fees include some materials
Site Location Call for group location details
Located In Community Durham Region
Mailing Address c/o Helping Other Parents Everywhere (HOPE), Inc. 
PO Box 64 
1740 Kingston Rd 
Pickering, ON L1V 2R2
Physical Access Unknown ; Varies by group * Ajax-Pickering, Finch-Yonge, downtown Toronto are accessible * Oshawa has stairs
Service Categories Parent Support Groups

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