Community Connections

Type of Service

Support Within Housing - Mental Health

Program Description

Six-unit apartment building that provides affordable housing and outreach staff support for adults with serious mental illness. Residents must be able to manage own medication, be in good enough physical health to live independently and manage household maintenance. Staff provides practical assistance, one-to-one support and skills teaching to assist residents in their recovery and in developing skills for independent living. Residents have individual apartments. Average length of stay is long-term.

Access Information

A written referral is required, as is the client's receipt of other needed ongoing mental health services (e.g., case management, psychiatry, medication). Referrals are reviewed by Program Director/Designate and the intake process generally involves one or more interviews. Rent is geared to income. Key determinants of program eligibility are: sufficient physical health, and supervision and support needs can be accommodated with current staffing levels.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-371-2390
Fax 519-372-1592

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 to 55 years of age.
Catchment Counties: (Bruce; Grey)
Wheelchair Access No

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note No smoking in common areas.

Languages

English Interpretation Services

Hours

Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630

On-call support available on weekends.