Community Mental Health Support Services - Support Within Housing

Type of Service

Support Within Housing - Mental Health

Program Description

Services are provided by psychiatric case managers and community rehabilitation workers to support consumers to live in accommodations of their choice. The program offers flexible and individualized support which varies in intensity. Assistance in locating and maintaining housing is provided. Rent supplements are available and permanent according to need. The priority of the program is to provide services to people with a serious mental illness who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Model of service is based on recovery, client-centered approach and psychosocial rehabilitation.

Access Information

Consumers, family members, friends, or service providers make referrals directly to the community mental health office. The referral process includes an intake assessment to determine needs, difficulties, strengths, and goals. Clients must have a serious mental illness.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 705-856-7208
Fax 705-856-1752

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Algoma)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note Request no smoking during home visits.


English French


Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630

Weekend and evening hours are available as required.