Hamilton Region CTO Coordination

Type of Service

Case Management/Supportive Counselling & Services - Mental Health

Program Description

Community treatment orders (CTO) are a new option for treatment for those with serious mental illness (SMI). It affords those who meet the criteria under the Mental Health Act a complete plan for community-based treatment, care and supervision that is less restrictive than hospitalization. A CTO lasts for six months and can be renewed by physician upon expiry. A CTO Coordinator offers education, assessment regarding CTO criteria and CTO implementation. Average length of stay is six months to two years. Model of service is psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery.

Program Restricted To

Community Treatment Order (CTO) Clients

Access Information

A CTO Coordinator is available to mental health professionals, clients and family members in the Hamilton region. Contact CTO coordinator directly.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 905-522-1155 ext. 36321
Fax 905-381-5612

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment LHINs: (Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant); Counties: (Hamilton); Hamilton (primary) and Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN (secondary)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

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