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Mental Wellness

Falling can impact your confidence and mood. Getting help to build confidence while feeling emotionally supported can contribute to a better recovery.

Last updated on March 10, 2022.


Happy Friends

Algoma Family Services

Local partnership project that provides single session walk-in mental health and addictions counselling virtually via telephone or video conference.

1-855-366-1466 or 705-759-5989


386 Queen St E, Sault Ste. Marie

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Sault Area Hospital, Seniors Mental Health

Provides non-emergency mental health services to older adults and their families. Referral required.


750 Great Northern Rd

Sault Ste. Marie

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Psychology Today

Contact information for therapists who are listed as providing therapy to older adults.

Mental Health Supports

Additional mental health supports in your area:

Mind by Maple

Mind by Maple’s licensed therapists can help support you with whatever life has thrown your way, including managing anxiety, navigating work stress, exploring grief, and more.

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Strong Minds

Now offering psychotherapy services. One-to-one and group sessions available. No referral required.


Sault Ste. Marie

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Happy Friends

Canadian Red Cross


Friendly Visiting is one-on-one, personal visits by a trained Red Cross volunteer for an hour, at least once every two weeks. 

1-877-881-3131 or 705-759-4547


475 Trunk Rd, Unit 5

Sault Ste. Marie

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Paramed Home Health Care

Our trained staff offer companionship, social interaction and general assistance to individuals in any setting.

1-877-750-0110 or 705-759-0110

477 Queen Street East

Sault Ste. Marie

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A Friendly Voice

A Friendly Voice is a free, confidential “warm line” for older Ontarians, 55+ who just want to chat with a friendly person who cares, without expectations or judgment.



Additional companionship services in your area:

Bayshore Home Health

Provides a variety of personal, medical, and dementia care services at home, including companionship and respite care.

705-251-0082 or 1-877-289-3997

262 Queen St E., Suite 200, Sault Ste. Marie

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Dr Harold S Trefry Memorial Centre

Volunteer visitors can provide daily calls to chat or companionship with reading or activities like your favourite crossword.


1601 C Line Rd, Richards Landing

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Premier Homecare Services

Delivers various home health care services, including companion visits.


773 Great Northern Rd, Suite 5, Sault Ste. Marie

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