Canadian Mental Health Association - Elgin Branch

Site: Elgin House Activity Centre

Service: Community Mental Health Programs

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Record #: LON0057 Last Modified: 03 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 05 Feb 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-633-1781
Toll Free Phone1-855-633-1781
Crisis Phone519-631-2180 * 1-888-631-2180
Primary ContactKelly Hoogstra, Program Director, Crisis Outreach and Recreational Rehabilitation; Phone: 519-633-1781 ext 142; Email:
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameCanadian Mental Health Association - Elgin Branch
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Primary ExecutiveHeather DeBruyn, Executive Director; Phone: 519-633-1781 ext 134; Email:
FundingProvincial - SWLHIN
Description and Service Details
DescriptionTherapeutic recreation activities for people with serious mental illness

Opportunities are provided for skill development in all areas of living (self, vocation, family, community) * incorporated are many aspects of the recovery process including socialization, vocational training, education, one-on-one support and group programs

Recreation/leisure activities are offered including bingo, parties, card tournaments and bocce ball

Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychoses (PEPP) - Program provides screening, assessment, treatment and follow-up to clients with first episode psychosis

Social Rehabilitation - Therapeutic recreation activities for people with serious mental illness
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-3pm * Tue, Wed 6pm-9pm * Sat-Sun 9am-12noon * Holidays 9am-1pm
Areas ServedElgin County
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up Adults and youth 16 years and older with a serious mental illness
Housing: adults and youth 16-65 years with a serious mental illness and able to live independently
ApplicationCall or visit * referrals from other sources accepted
Site Information
Site LocationCentral Elgin
Located In CommunitySt Thomas
Address & Map
53 Hiawatha St
St Thomas, ON N5R 2Z9
IntersectionHiawatha St north of Scott St
Mailing Address110 Centre St 
St Thomas, ON N5R 2Z9
AccessibilityNot Accessible