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Canadian Mental Health Association
Fort Frances Branch
Court Diversion and Support Program

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Description
Provides services and support to individuals who are involved with the judicial system and would benefit from community or hospital based mental health services as an alternative to incarceration

Court support services are offered based on client need and can include:
  • Accessing and retaining legal representation
  • Assistance with bail release
  • Case management services
  • Information and referrals for community support services, housing, psychiatric and income supports
  • Recommendations to the court at time of sentencing on behalf of individual
LOCAL CMHA BRANCH SERVICES DURING COVID-19

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.
Hours of Operation
Mon
8 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Individuals who have been diagnosed with mental health issues and are involved with the criminal justice system
  • Mental health issues can include: Mental Illness, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Acquired Brain Injury, Developmental Disability, Dual Diagnosis and Concurrent Disorders


Ages: 18 years and up
Application Process
  • Accepts referrals from the Court, Crown Attorney, Defence/Duty Counsel, Probation Officer, community service providers, and self referrals
  • Referrals can be made at any time during legal process
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Last Updated On
August 13, 2020

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