Canadian Mental Health Association
Hamilton Branch, Mental Health Court Support Services, John Sopinka Courthouse

Provides alternatives and options to people with serious mental illness who become involved in the criminal justice system. There are three components to the service:

Mental Health Court Diversion assists people considered appropriate for diversion to access services, provide consultation to people not deemed suitable for diversion, support family members and significant others, and provide consultation to the judiciary on cases referred for diversion.

Intensive Case Management Provides intensive case management services to people who are not eligible for mental health court diversion.

Release from Custody Program Provide short-term assistance to individuals being released from correctional custody to facilitate a stable transition.

John Sopinka Court House
45 Main St E Ste 308C
Hamilton, ON
L8N 2B7
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Summer Months: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Phone: 905-645-5252 x3662

Eligibility

Age 18 years and older; People with serious mental illness who become involved in the criminal justice system * Eligibility varies by program, call for more information

Application

Contact for information

Fees

None

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit;Registered Charity