TVP is designed to contribute to the rehabilitation process of persons living with mental illness by participation in a volunteer capacity within the community. It assists individuals to develop personal life and/or pre-employment skills and achieve greater independence and community integration.
Opportunities to develop skills, interests and abilities;
Opportunity to have a role in the community;
Opportunity to increase self-identity, self-worth and confidence;
Opportunity to develop readiness to engage in volunteering;
Opportunity to build capacity to more fully engage in meaning activities that support recover.
Individuals will be eligible to receive twelve consecutive months of placement and should not have been on TVP in the last twelve months.
A waitlist will be created when the number of individuals requesting TVP exceeds program capacity.