Parents’ Lifelines of Eastern Ontario is a non-profit, family support organization for parents and caregivers whose children, youth or young adults up to age 25 are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges.
PLEO was incorporated in 2000 and has been supporting parents ever since. We are recognized in the community as the family voice for child and youth mental health and addiction. PLEO launched a Telephone Helpline in September, 2012 with the funding support of the United Way and the Champlain LHIN.
PLEO represents families through its participation in the Ottawa Community Suicide Prevention Network and its steering committee, The Ottawa Collaborative Initiative of the Ministry of Health; and the Ottawa Integrated Plan of Care steering committee, the Addictions and Mental Health Network of the Champlain LHIN (AHMN) and its Family Advisory Committee, with Lead Agencies for Moving on Mental Health Initiative of the Ministry of Children and Youth within the Champlain LHIN and participates on various committees and parent and youth resource groups. PLEO is a member of the Community Mental Health Strategic Planning Committee for Children, Youth & Families in Prescott Russell.