Canadian Mental Health Association

Site: Elgin Branch

Service: Short Term Crisis Intervention

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-633-1781
Toll Free Phone 1-855-633-1781
Crisis Phone 519-631-2180 (24 hour)
1-888-631-2180 (24 hour)
Fax 519-631-8273
Primary Contact Kelly Hoogstra, Program Director, Crisis Outreach and Recreational Rehabilitation; Phone: 519-633-1781 ext 142; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Telephone and/or mobile assistance to people who are experiencing a mental health crisis

Community service referrals and crisis follow-ups are provided as well as overnight safe bed accommodations for short term stays (1-5 days) * see Crisis Outreach and Short Term Services Safebed Program

Youth Homelessness Protocol - Participating agency for the Youth Homelessness Protocol, designed to assist youth ages 12-24 in Elgin County who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in finding a safe place to stay and to receive the supports needed to find safe long-term housing
Hours Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries Elgin County
Eligibility Ages: 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
Crisis Outreach: People 16 years and older who are in crisis
Application Call
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1999
Primary Executive Heather DeBruyn, Executive Director; Phone: 519-633-1781 ext 134; Email:
Funding Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
110 Centre St
St Thomas, ON N5R 2Z9
Intersection Centre St and Metcalfe St
Accessibility Not Accessible