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Hearst Kapuskasing Smooth Rock Falls Counselling Services
Mental Health Support Program, Smooth Rock Falls Office

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Provides services and support to individuals with mental illness who have charges pending at regional courts between Cochrane and Hearst; these individuals may be diverted from the court system and connected to forensic Mental Health Services

Services are offered based on client need and can include:
  • Assessments to determine the eligibility of local referrals to the forensic program of the North Bay Regional Health Centre
  • Establish goals with clients eligible for diversion
  • Supportive and consultation services to individuals who are not eligible
  • Support for the client, family and friends during legal proceedings
  • Referrals for the client to appropriate community services
  • Offer court diversion functions in compliance with, as well as working closely with, the office of the Crown Attorney
Hours of Operation
Mon-Sun 9 am-9 pm
Eligibility
  • Individuals who gave been accused of a minor offence
  • Individuals who have or have previously had problems directly related to mental health
  • Must be able to show evidence indicating that mental health issues have had a direct contribution to the offence committed
  • Individuals cannot pose a serious threat to the community


Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Referrals accepted by anyone including self, family and friends, police services, crown attorney, defence attorney, judge or justice of the peace, community agencies
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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