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CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION (CMHA) – BRANT COUNTY BRANCH


203-44 King St., Brantford ON N3T 3C7 Phone: 519-752-2998


The Canadian Mental Health Association is a non-profit organization that offers support services to persons with serious mental illness. Mental Health Promotion activities and public education are provided to increase the public’s awareness of mental health and mental illness. Vocational Support Services assist persons with a serious mental illness to obtain and maintain employment, education and volunteer opportunities. Community Support Workers are available to assist individuals to set goals in a variety of areas. This includes helping those on Community Treatment Orders to maintain stability in the community.The CMHA offers Life Skills sessions in a group setting to help individuals with their recovery. The Alternatives Activity Centre provides a range of social and recreational activities that assist with the development of personal resources and/or skills.


Rent geared-to-income housing for men and women with serious mental illnesses is provided


in Brantford . Lyons Avenue is a cooperative, home-like setting for 8 adults. Affordable housing is also available at Phoenix Place in one and two-bedroom apartments for adults with a serious mental illness who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. A Rent Supplement Program is available to provide a rent top-up. Rent is set at the maximum allowed by Ontario Works or O.D.S.P. Mental Health Court Support Services provide diversion and court support for persons with serious mental illnesses who are in conflict with the law. Family Education & Support is available to family members and others who support those living with mental illness.


FAMILY COUNSELLING CENTRE OF BRANT


54 Brant Avenue, Brantford, ON N3T 3G8 Phone: 519-753-4173


Offers family counseling, credit counseling, family relief services, and developmental services. Fee for service, however some programs may be subsidized for those on social assistance. Geriatric Mental Health Outreach Program 99 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford, ON N3S 6T6 Phone 519-752-3636


St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre serves the geriatric psychiatric population locally through the Geriatric Mental Health Outreach Program. A physician referral is required to enter the program. As endorsed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the populations to be served by this specialty geriatric service are those older individuals with:


Behavioral and mental health problems associated with cognitive impairment


Late onset psychiatric illness Long standing psychiatric disorders with age-complicated dysfunction Alcohol and substance misuse Families/caregivers who provide care


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