Court Support

Type of Service

Diversion and Court Support

Program Description

We provide services to people with mental illness who are involved in the justice system. Services include navigating the justice mental health systems and liaising with officers of the court. When indicated a Canadian Mental Health Association worker can assist by advocating for court diversion.

Program Restricted To

Clients with Legal Issues

Access Information

All diversions are jointly approved by CMHA and the crown attorney's office. Referrals for court support can be made directly to this program by anyone with knowledge of the individual to be referred, including the individual themselves.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-436-6100 ext. 2254

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 14 and up
Catchment Counties: (Chatham-Kent)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0830-1700
Tuesday 0830-1700
Wednesday 0830-1700
Thursday 0830-1700
Friday 0830-1700

After hours service can be accessed through the crisis line.