Substance Abuse Older Adults

Type of Service

Addictions Treatment - Substance Abuse

Program Description

Individual counselling for individuals with substance abuse issues. Homewood Community Addiction Services (CADS) provides community out-patient addiction counselling for individuals and families struggling with addiction issues. CADS is client-focused and works closely with the community to provide quality programming and services. Counselling services are available on an individual, family and group basis and focus on the responses to substance use. In addition, staff will: facilitate and co-ordinate contact with community resources, maintain a supportive relationship with the individual and family, and provide follow-up services after discharge from treatment.

Program Restricted To

Older Adults

Access Information

Referrals are accepted directly to this program, as well as via Here 24/7. Telephone intake. Clients must not be impaired during appointments. Referral criteria include: low or no cognitive impairment; ambulatory and without serious physical/mobility impairments; complex or chronic health concerns; issues of life transition - grief and loss, etc.; can have concurrent psychiatric diagnoses.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-836-5733 ext. 32396

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 55 and up
Catchment Counties: (Wellington)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note No smoking or use of any tobacco-related products (chew, e-cigarettes, etc.) on premises.


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0800-1600
Tuesday 0800-1600
Wednesday 0800-1600
Thursday 0800-1600
Friday 0800-1600