NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.
Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto Branch
Support Services (East)

Restrictions in effect due to COVID-19 * Call for information on specific programs and services

Range of community support services including information, decision support and referrals to community mental health programs and services * case management services and Community Treatment Order (CTO) case management services * transitional support program for youth 16-24 years * women's health and wellness groups, including culturally-specific newcomers groups * family support and education * ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Training * public education

Employment Services -- comprehensive employment assistance, employment preparation, job coaching, and employment placement and support

Housing Services -- access to housing outreach worker, case management and affordable supportive housing

Mental Health and Justice Crisis Prevention Program, 416-458-9466, fax 416-289-6843 (referrals) -- assistance for individuals at significant risk of incurring criminal charges, including access to mental health services and supports * home or community location visits

Mental Health Court Support and Diversion Program -- Metro East (Scarborough) Court, 416-285-4177 * diversion of individuals from court system to mental health and community support services * court support worker assistance * consultation available for individuals who do not qualify for diversion

New Dimensions and East Metro Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) -- community treatment, rehabilitation and support services for individuals with serious mental illness

Rehabilitation Action Program (RAP) -- intensive, culturally sensitive case management for individuals who experience linguistic and cultural barriers to accessing services
Persons 16 years and older with serious mental health illness * housing services -- individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless due to mental illness * newcomer women's group -- women at risk of mental health problems due to life circumstances or social isolation, who may face cultural or language barriers

Residency Requirements: City of Toronto, east of Yonge St * Rehabilitation Action Program, and Mental Health and Justice Crisis Prevention Program -- Scarborough
Application Process
Call, email or visit website * case management, supportive housing, early intervention and assertive community treatment -- apply through Access Point, call 1-888-640-1934 or visit to complete application * Mental Health and Justice Crisis Prevention Program -- referral required, visit website to download form
416-789-7957 ext 3800 - Information and Decision Support (East)
English; Other - Interpretation service available for most languages ; Rehabilitation Action Program - Dari, English, Pashto, Somali, Tamil; Somali; Tamil
Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
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Last Updated On
October 28, 2020
1200 Markham Rd, Suite 500
Toronto, ON, M1H 3C3
Intersection: Markham Rd and Ellesmere Rd;
Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto Branch Site Location: Markham Road Site
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Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

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