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For emergencies, call 911. You can also visit our listing of provincial support groups or click on the map below to find a program near you.
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“Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.”
~ Robert Green Ingersoll
“And if today all you did was hold yourself together… I am proud of you.” ~ Unknown.
The Friendship Bench continues the legacy of Lucas Fiorella, and seeks to offer help and a friendly voice for those that need it.
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