Canadian Mental Health Association

Site: Elgin Branch

Service: Mental Health Services

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Record #: LON0043 Last Modified: 14 May 2015 Last Full Update: 05 Feb 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-633-1781
Toll Free Phone1-855-633-1781
Crisis Phone519-631-2180
Primary ContactKelly Hoogstra, Program Director, Crisis Outreach and Recreational Rehabilitation; Phone: 519-633-1781 ext 142; Email:
Description and Service Details
Service/Program DescriptionMental health centre offering services for people with a serious mental illness

Case Management - Intensive case management services to people with a serious mental illness

Community Mental Health Clinic - Prevention, stabilization, and treatment of mental disorders

Crisis Outreach and Short Term Services Safebed Program - Provides 3 crisis beds for both men and women

Short Term Crisis Intervention - Telephone and/or mobile assistance to people who are experiencing a mental health crisis

St Thomas - Elizabeth St - 24-hour crisis line

Transitional Case Management (Forensic) - Transitional Case Manager facilitates and supports the transition of inpatients of forensic units through creating and supporting community placements

Services and Programs:
  • Aylmer Satellite Office
  • Court Support
  • Homelessness Initiative Rent Supplements
  • Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychoses (PEPP)
  • Social Rehabilitation
  • St Thomas - Hiawatha St
  • St Thomas - Talbot St
  • Supportive Housing Program
  • West Lorne Satellite Office
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Short Term Crisis Response Team: Daily 24 hours
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 to 65 years living with a serious mental illness and able to live independently
ApplicationCall or visit * referrals from other sources accepted
FeesFree for most services
Agency Information
Primary ExecutiveHeather DeBruyn, Executive Director; Phone: 519-633-1781 ext 134; Email:
FundingDonations ; Provincial - MHLTC ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Agency Services
Site Information
Site LocationCentral Elgin
Located In CommunitySt Thomas
Address & Map
110 Centre St
St Thomas, ON N5R 2Z9
IntersectionCentre St and Metcalfe St
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Service CategoriesCommunity Mental Health Agencies ; Programs for Offenders with Mental Disabilities ; Psychiatric Case Management