Provides mental health training and education to help promote capacity building and resilience. Serves individuals of all ages, families, caregivers, community agencies, and the general public. Offered in Hamilton, Brant, Haldimand and Niagara r
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. .
Provides services surrounding provincial health insurance. Services include:
Health professionals provide the following services by appointment in the community or individual homes:
Adult day program. Social, recreational, and therapeutic activities for older adults and people with disabilities in a group setting for part of the day. Helps to support family caregivers who provide day-to-day care.
Program offers overnight care services for seniors in need of companionship or care assistance. This program is available to those living in private homes, retirement residences, or long-term care facilities.
Companionship and home-assistance program offering live-in companions for short term or long term in home care assignment.
Counselling services provided by registered social workers or registered psychotherapists. Mental health services are available for children, youth, and their families, as well as for adults and people dealing with addictions.
Companionship program offering drop-in friendly visitors at homes, retirement residences, or assisted living facilities.
Companions can assist with:
CCAS provides adoption and fostering education programs, home studies, adoption placement of children, post-placement counselling and support, and fulfillment of legal requirements to finalize placement of children for adoption.