Community Mental Health Promotion Program
|Category Links to Other Records|
|Older Adult Categories||ABUSE & CRISIS INTERVENTION (ALL) ; ACI - Homeless Supports/Shelters ; Community Health - Mental Health ; COMMUNITY HEALTH (ALL)|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Located In Community||Hamilton (City of)|
|Site Location||Outreach Program|
|Office Phone||Referrals are made through IntAc 905-528-0683|
|Mailing Address||c/o Mental Health and Street Outreach Service |
250 Main St E, 4th Flr
Hamilton, ON L8N 1H6
|Primary Contact||Valine Vaillancourt, Manager - Mental Health and Street Outreach Service|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Assertive Outreach Team |
A multi-disciplinary team engages with individuals living with mental illnesses, and who are living in shelters or are homeless. We help individuals connect to income sources, health care, housing and other support services.
Public Health Nurses work with adults who are who are diagnosed as living with a serious mental illness to promote the achievement of optimal health and well-being and to increase independence and participation in community life.
Referrals to either the case management or the street outreach services can be made by calling IntAc 905-528-0683.
The Community Mental Health Promotion Program and Street Outreach service does not provide mental health crisis services - for crisis services contact COAST 905-972-8338 or the Police (911).
For Community Treatment Order Referrals contact 905-388-2511 ext 3621.
For Mental Health Court Support Service or Canadian Mental Health Association Supportive Housing and Community Support contact 905-521-0090.
|Hours||Referrals Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of) ; including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up |
|Funding||Provincial - Local Health Integrated Network; Ministry of Health and Long Term Care - AIDS Bureau; Ministry of Community and Social Services|
|Other Links for Searching|
|Service Categories||Psychiatric Case Management ~ Chronic/Severe Mental Illness ; Psychiatric Rehabilitation ~ Chronic/Severe Mental Illness ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Homeless Mentally Ill|
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