Assertive Community Treatment - South East York Region

Type of Service

Assertive Community Treatment Teams

Program Description

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is designed to provide comprehensive, community-based psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation and support to people with serious and persistent mental illness. ACT teams include multi-disciplinary health care professionals: case managers, nurses, employment specialists, social workers, peer support workers, occupational therapists, addiction specialists and psychiatrists. Services are available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year in the client's choice of environment. ACT teams work with clients to: improve their quality of life, increase independence in the community, help with medication management, improve symptom management, improve symptom management, reduce hospitalization, find accommodation of choice, reduce substance use, explore employment opportunities and educate and support families. Model of service is assertive community treatment.

Access Information

Referrals are through Streamlined Access. Telephone interpretation service available for all inquiries in more than 170 languages.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 289-340-0348
Toll-Free 844-660-6602
Fax 905-898-6457

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (York); South East York Region
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed

Application Referral Forms


English Chinese Farsi


Main Hours

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