To develop a community of Ontario family caregiver organizations in mental health and addictions through information sharing, supporting strong partnerships and providing a collective voice.


An Ontario Mental Health and Addictions healthcare system that values and empowers family caregivers.


The establishment and operation of a mental health caregiver network for the purpose of:

  • building a strong network of family groups who have the shared goal of enhancing mental health care and addiction services;
  • fostering relationships and exchange of information between individuals and organizations involved in the provision of mental health and addiction care; and
  • educating and encouraging communication and partnerships between family caregiver groups.