Support Within Housing

Type of Service

Support Within Housing - Mental Health

Program Description

SHIP's support within housing services assist clients with mental health and addictions in a variety of settings to work towards recovery goals, and living independently in the community. Having accepted a housing unit and upon signing the tenancy agreement with SHIP housing, clients are then assigned to services that matches their identified needs. These programs include specialized streams of support and more supported accommodations.
Counsellors in Dual Diagnosis work with individuals who have a developmental delay and a serious mental illness. Support to those in the Dual Diagnosis stream includes support, education and life-skills training. This supportive assistance includes the development of customized learning tools to meet the needs of individual learning styles. Recovery Residences are home to SHIP clients who require a more supportive living environment and additional support in order to work toward their goals of independent living. Basic life and social skills are developed in a co-operative environment that emphasizes a healthy and productive lifestyle.

Access Information

Referrals are accepted from all sources.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost Yes

Referral Contact Information

Phone 905-795-8742 ext. 223

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Dufferin); Municipalities: (Brampton; Caledon; Mississauga; Toronto); Caledon, Mississauga, Brampton, West Toronto and Dufferin County
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note Clients are asked not to smoke when staff is present.

Application Referral Forms


English French Interpretation Services


Main Hours

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

Recovery residences are staffed during the evening and weekends as well.