Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Application Call * no referral required for most programs  
 
Court Support Program - referrals can be made by family or friends, Crown Attorney, Police, Duty or Defence Counsel, community agencies or as a self-referral
Languages English ; An interpreter will be provided to clients whose first language is not English as needed
Fees None - except for rent and special activities
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
Chelsea Place
44 King St, Suite 203
Brantford, ON N3T 3C7
Intersection King St and Darling St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) Organization promotes community-based services responsible to the needs of those with mental health concerns, their family members, and the general community  
 
Services offered include:  
 
Intensive Case Management  
* Community Support Program provides intensive case management supports to people with serious and persistent mental illness  
* Specialty Case Management including concurrent disorders (mental health and addictions), complex needs (dual diagnosis / acquired brain injury), urgent needs (needing immediate, non-crisis supports), and Transition (referrals/transition from hospital  
* assists people with mental illness achieve independence  
* participation is voluntary, goal driven and participant directed  
 
Court Support Program  
* assist individuals with a mental health issue who come into contact with the criminal justice system  
* provided in partnership with the office of the Crown Attorney and provide assistance with mental health court diversion, community-based case management, as well as consultation and information  
 
Crisis Stabilization Bed Program  
* Provides 6 beds in a safe and secure environment for individuals coping with an acute mental health crisis; focus is diversion from hospital and stabilization in the community.  
* Stay can be up to 7 days  
 
Promotion and Education  
* Mental Health First Aid Certified Trainers  
* ASIST (suicide intervention) Certified Trainers  
* Community mental health promotion  
 
Affordable Housing  
* affordable housing to low-income individuals  
* monthly rent is geared to the tenant's incomes  
* transitional beds available to allow residents temporary housing while they proceed on a gradual transition to independent living  
* There is a waiting list for housing  
 
ASIST (Suicide Intervention) Training  
* Conducted by certified trainers, this two-day workshop uses small and large group methods  
* provides caregivers with the skills to provide emergency, psychological first aid in situations involving suicidal ideation & behaviour  
 
Mental Health First Aid Training  
* is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  
* aims to improve mental health literacy, and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague  
* program does not teach people how to be therapists  
 
Stress management presentations available for any group, organization or workplace
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-752-2998
Toll Free Phone 1-888-750-7778
Fax 519-752-2717
E-Mail receptionhn@cmhabhn.ca
Website bhn.cmha.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Michael Benin, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Lill Petrella, Promotion and Education Facilitator

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