Mental Health and Justice Housing Support Services

Provides housing support services to individuals with serious mental illness who are involved in the criminal justice system.  A rent supplement is available for participants.  Goals of the program are to:

  • Secure and maintain permanent and affordable housing
  • Provide flexible, portable, and individualized supports
  • Assist in the prevention of future involvement with the criminal justice system
  • Provide connections and support with other community resources as required

Operates in partnership with the Mental Health Court Support Services Program through the Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton Branch.

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

Work: 905-521-0090 (CMHA Office)
Fax Number: 905-521-0211 (CMHA Office)
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)
Website: Website

131 John St S
Hamilton, ON
L8N 2C3

Eligibility

Program is designed for individuals:

  • experiencing a serious mental illness
  • living within the City of Hamilton
  • who are currently involved with the criminal justice system
  • connected with clinical support in the community
  • who are deemed low risk
Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Referrals through healthcare professionals, family members or significant others, case management programs and other community agencies accepted.  Self-referrals also accepted.  Contact for information. 

Age Range
16 and older
Last Full Update
April 28, 2021