Community Enrichment Services

A community-based program offering counselling and case management services to individuals with serious mental illness or concurrent disorders. Social work staff assess mental status, needs, and abilities to assist individuals in developing a plan and setting realistic goals.  Skills training, referrals to community resources, and advocacy are provided as required.  Provides long-term intensive case management to individuals diagnosed with a combined or co-occurring substance use disorder and/or gambling disorder and serious mental illness.

Goals of the program are to:

  • Reduce the likelihood of re-hospitalization
  • Use appropriate community resources for client's maximum benefit
  • Develop greater independence in areas of self-care, life skills, community and professional involvement

Emergency or crisis services not provided.  For access to emergency or crisis services, contact COAST Hamilton, ConnexOntario, or Crisis Services Canada. 

Organizations that offer this Service
Canadian Mental Health Association
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:00-16:30
Office hours

Tuesday:
8:00-16:30
Office hours

Wednesday:
8:00-16:30
Office hours

Thursday:
8:00-16:30
Office hours

Friday:
8:00-16:30
Office hours

Saturday:
Closed

Crisis Line Number: 905-972-8338 x24 hours (COAST Hamilton)
Crisis Line Number: 1-866-531-2600 x24 hours (ConnexOntario)
Crisis Line Number: 1-833-456-4566 (Crisis Services Canada)
Work: 905-528-0683 xIntAc (Call to schedule an intake appointment)
Fax Number: 905-521-0211
Website: Website

131 John St S
Hamilton, ON
L8N 2C3

Eligibility

Individuals with a diagnosis of a serious mental illness/concurrent disorder from their family physician or psychiatrist who live in the City of Hamilton

Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Referrals accepted from medical professionals, social service agencies, family members, or from the individual.  Participation is voluntary.  All referrals are processed through IntAc. 

Contact
Peter Bloemendal, Director of Clinical Services, Canadian Mental Health Association Hamilton Office
Age Range
16 and older
Last Full Update
April 28, 2021