Mental Health Court Outreach Program

Type of Service

Diversion and Court Support

Program Description

This program assists people experiencing severe mental illness and who have come into conflict with the criminal justice system. It attempts to provide effective alternative solutions to incarceration or unnecessary criminalization, through court diversion and community support.

Program Restricted To

Clients with Legal Issues

Access Information

A referral form is available at the CMHA Thunder Bay office. Clients may also attend in person or call. Referral is generally through the court. Service is offered to those with severe and persistent mental illness, in or before the pre-trial stage of a criminal proceeding.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 807-345-5564
Fax 807-345-4458

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Municipalities: (Thunder Bay)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed




Main Hours

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