Manitoulin Crisis Response Program

Type of Service

Crisis Intervention

Program Description

The Manitoulin Crisis Response Program is available to individuals experiencing crisis (an unexpected event, such as a car accident, natural disaster, and job loss), feeling overwhelmed by a long-standing situation, and/ or having difficulty managing the symptoms of his/ her mental illness. The individual's ability to cope is challenged. The program is available to assess crisis situations, provide brief intervention and counselling, plan next steps and make referral recommendations to other service providers on behalf of the client. It uses a recovery based approach to assist the client to return to his or her previous level of functioning. The Manitoulin Crisis Response Program is an outreach service of the Health Science North Crisis program.

Access Information

Please call the local number for service during regular business hours. After hours, weekends, and statutory holidays please call the toll free number (Sudbury Crisis Service). After hours, OTN is available with physician referral only through the emergency department at Mindemoya and Little Current.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 705-368-0756
Toll-Free 877-841-1101

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Manitoulin; Sudbury)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed




Telephone Hours

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

Above hours an RN is available. Backup crisis service through Health Sciences North 1-877-841-1101.