Offers programs that assist people with serious mental illnesses, living both in and out of hospital, to gain or regain valued roles through evidence-based rehabilitation. A program of the Schizophrenia & Community Integration Service (SCIS).
- Family Education Program for Schizophrenia
- Therapeutic Recreation: Utilizes functional intervention, leisure education, and recreation participation processes to provide rehabilitation services. Service is focused on the acquisition and maintenance of resources, skills, knowledge, and behaviours which allow for independent functioning and optimal benefits of a balanced leisure lifestyle. Provides services within physical, social, cognitive, spiritual and effective domains, on-site and in the community.
- Vocational Counselling: Participants explore vocational goals, career values, interests and talents to identify employment and education goals. Assistance is provided to plan and implement strategies, and access skills training, supported employment, education programs and volunteer placements.
100 West 5th Street
Adults with serious mental illnesses.
Referrals are required for some services with the exception of drop-in programs. Referral forms are available on the website. For more information contact:
Vocational counselling, contact Jamie Powell, Administrative Assistant, 905-522-1155 x36407 * For therapeutic recreation, contact Sandra Berzaitis-Smith, Senior Recreation Therapist, 905-522-1155 x35566.