Rural Wellington Dufferin ACTT

Type of Service

Assertive Community Treatment Teams

Program Description

Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) is a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals who provide client-centred, highly individualized treatment, support and rehabilitation to people with severe and persistent mental illness. This multidisciplinary team includes psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, an addictions worker, a peer consultant, a program co-ordinator and a program assistant. The program helps clients achieve their goals, improve their health and quality of life, and live as independently as possible. Model of service is psychosocial recovery model. Program length is long-term.

Access Information

The program accepts people who: are aged 16 to 64 years on date of admission; are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness, particularly those with a diagnosis of schizophrenia; are unable to function independently in the community due to their mental illness in the areas of self-care, productivity and leisure; have a high number of admissions to hospital; require intensive service to maintain treatment, rehabilitation, and support in the community.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-787-1800

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 to 64 years of age.
Catchment Counties: (Dufferin; Wellington)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed

Languages

English Interpretation Services

Hours

Main Hours

Monday 0800-2030
Tuesday 0800-2030
Wednesday 0800-2030
Thursday 0800-2030
Friday 0800-2030
Saturday 0800-1600
Sunday 0800-1600