Bricks & Mortar Housing

Type of Service

Support Within Housing - Mental Health

Program Description

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) sublets units to eligible participants with a serious mental illness at a reduced rent equal to an individual/family's maximum shelter allowance under the Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support programs. The organization also has Rent Geared to Income units housing for up to 18 individuals. Goal of program is to offer affordable long-term housing to those living with mental illness.

Access Information

CMHA Huron-Perth provides accommodation for individuals/families with a serious mental illness receiving support services within the catchment area that are homeless, at risk of being homeless or are paying more than 50% of their income on shelter. Rent payments are based on a calculation of tenant income. Assignment to housing is based on availability and priority. Client will be placed on wait list.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost Yes

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-273-1391
Toll-Free 888-875-2944

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Huron; Perth)
Wheelchair Access No
Accessibility AccommodationsSome accessible units.


Policy Allowed
Note Based on the personal preference of the case manager. No smoking in transitional housing.


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

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