Human Services Justice System Program - Release from Custody

Type of Service

Case Management/Supportive Counselling & Services - Mental Health

Program Description

Release from Custody services are part of CMHA's Human Services Justice System Program. Release from Custody provides short term (up to three months) case management services designed to help keep persons with mental illnesses/ mental disorders out of the criminal justice system. Services offered: 1. Release/ discharge planning for inmates at Central North Correctional Centre (CNCC), Penetanguishene, to promote successful community integration; 2. Direct, in-person support for persons out of custody residing in North Simcoe Muskoka (LHIN 12) who may be at risk of involvement in the criminal justice system. Direct support includes service linkage, information, assistance finding affordable housing and help accessing needed services; 3. Telephone support and referrals for those residing outside North Simcoe Muskoka area.

Access Information

No referral form required. Anyone can make a referral.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 705-733-2113 ext. 221
Toll-Free 800-461-4319
Fax 705-733-2114

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English French


Main Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700