Mental Health and Justice Prevention Program

Type of Service

Case Management/Supportive Counselling & Services - Mental Health

Program Description

This program provides community support and consultation for individuals presenting with behaviours that may indicate a mental health issue who are at significant risk of incurring criminal charges or who are before the criminal courts on charges, or recently had charges before the criminal courts. This program attempts to reduce the risk of criminal arrest by linking persons to mental health and other services and, where needed, by providing short-term case management/community support. Model of service is mobile, recovery and traditional case management. Average length of stay is short-term but varies based on the need and circumstances.

Program Restricted To

Clients with Legal Issues

Access Information

Clients must be at significant risk of incurring criminal charges. Participation in the program is voluntary. Typically, individuals are referred by police, probation services, and court personnel. Referrals may also be made by service providers, family, or self. Service providers, court personnel, probation officers, family and self-referrals are directly to the program through a direct intake line to the program available 0900 to 2000 Monday to Friday. Referrals from the police are processed through a central intake service accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-458-9466
Fax 416-289-6843

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Municipalities: (Scarborough; Toronto); East Toronto and Scarborough
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed

Application Referral Forms


Tamil English French Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0900-2000
Tuesday 0900-2000
Wednesday 0900-2000
Thursday 0900-2000
Friday 0900-2000