Emotional support and resources for family caregivers caring for a child or adult with a developmental disability, from peers who understand.

Our Family Peer Mentors are family caregivers with lived experience who can help you, the caregiver, by:

  • Developing strategies for self-care and stress management
  • Assisting you in navigating community caregiver programs and resources
  • Offering monthly support groups, and workshops with a focus on self-care and wellness

How do I connect with a Family Peer Mentor?

Call: 905.898.6455 or 1.866.257.9776


Cindy Hartman, Family Peer Mentor Ext. 2349  Email: chartman@yssn.ca

Sherry Summers Family Peer Mentor Ext. 2213 Email: ssummers@yssn.ca

Sue Walters, Family Peer Mentor  Tel: 289-552-3222  Email: swalters@yssn.ca

Meditation Moments

Take a few minutes out of your busy day to practice building resilience with these calming meditations. Our Meditation Moments videos are created for our caregivers as part of our Family Peer Mentor Program.