Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Please contact any service prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on changes to their availability (e.g. hours of operation etc.)

Canadian Mental Health Association

Thunder Bay Branch - Court Diversion Service

Search Agency Service


CMHA branches are open but many are offering alternative service delivery at this time
Service delivery may be provided:
  • in person
  • by phone 
or in the following virtual ways:
  • PCVC - Personal computer video conferencing
  • OTN - Ontario Telemedicine Network
  • ZOOM -  Video/web conferencing platform
Please note: CMHA branch offerings are subject to change in response to the ongoing developments of COVID-19. The website below will reflect the most accurate and current information.

Follow this link to determine how service delivery is being provided by choosing the appropriate CMHA location from the website's drop down list.
  • Operate a voluntary, administrative court procedure for individuals who are involved in the court system as a result of a mental health crisis
  • Provides consultation to the Crown
  • Supports and encourages the client's growth by creating a community based diversion plan
  • works directly with individuals and links them to mental health services in the community
  • Diversion plans normally last for six months and when successfully completed, can result in a withdrawal of the original charges
Hours of Operation
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
  • Individuals 12 years of age and older
  • Individuals with a low to medium criminal offence whose mental health needs can be better met through services based in the community
Application Process
  • Call for information
  • Referrals can come from a variety of sources
Documents Required
No documents required
Partially Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
May 8, 2020