Mental Health and Criminal Justice Program

Type of Service

Diversion and Court Support

Program Description

The Mental Health and Justice Program provides supportive interventions and referral to important programs and services for people experiencing mental health difficulties and who are also involved in the criminal justice system. Using a client-centred recovery-based approach, the program provides counselling, advocacy for housing, and other social resources for life skills development.

Program Restricted To

Clients with Legal Issues

Access Information

Referrals are generally received from the Ontario Court of Justice in the downtown Toronto courts but could come from anywhere in Metro Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. Priority referrals will be given to clients who are often labelled as hard-to-serve due to factors such as ethnoracial identity or backgrounds and/or other forms of racialization, alienation and marginalization.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-463-1481 ext. 122

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Counties: (Toronto)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700
Saturday 0900-1700