Ontario

Mental Health Court Program/Justice Services

Type of Service

Diversion and Court Support

Program Description

This program offers support to adults and youth (12-18) with mental illness/ addictions/ intellectual disabilities who are in conflict with the law. Court Diversion: diverts individuals from the criminal justice system (minor criminal offences only) into the mental health system where they can get support and treatment designed to address their needs and minimize further involvement with the criminal justice system. Court Support: may include facilitation of legal aid/ retaining legal counsel, linkages to support services, housing or income support, education and support for client and/or support persons regarding legal processes. Case Management: The core function of the case manager is referrals to mental health services and other required supports and to coordinate a continuum of services based on client choice and need. The case manager may also monitor and encourage the clients` compliance with treatment measures. Model of service is recovery orientated and psychosocial rehabilitation.

Access Information

Individuals may call directly to the office or through central access and referral.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 705-759-0458 Ext. 234
Fax 705-945-0261
Website

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 12 and up
Catchment Counties: (Algoma); Municipalities: (Sault Ste. Marie); Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note

Application Referral Forms

Languages

English

Hours

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