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Black Peer Support Training

December 5, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - December 14, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

REGISTER TODAY for free Black peer support training!

Black communities in Canada face many barriers to mental health care. In order to heal, Black individuals need to be heard, understood, and respected. Healing in community is key.

This peer support facilitation training is available to adults over 18 who identify as Black and live in the Ottawa area. 

Developed and taught by Black trainers, this course will equip participants with the knowledge and tools needed to facilitate diverse peer support groups and to provide emotional and practical support to people who are facing challenges related to mental health, racism, discrimination, and more. 

•  Support your fellow community members in an important and meaningful way.

•  Learn new skills. 

•  Increase sense of belonging and connectedness.

•  Destigmatize mental illness in the community.

•  Increase Black mental health support for Black individuals and intersecting identities. 

•  Gain valuable experience in peer support facilitation through an EDI lens. 

Date and Time

The training consists of six online afternoon sessions from 1 p.m.– 5 p.m. (EST)

December 5, 6, 7
December 12, 13, 14

Participants who have completed the training will receive an honorarium of $100, certificate of completion, and have an opportunity to join a peer support network. 

Spaces are limited.

For more information, or to register

Please reach out to info@canadianwomenofcolour.ca or call 613-204-4846


This initiative is a collaboration of Canadian Women of Colour Leadership Network and The Royal.



December 5, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
December 14, 2023 @ 5:00 pm