Canadian Mental Health Association

Site: St Thomas - Hiawatha St

Service: Elgin House Activity Centre

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) Therapeutic 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

Social Rehabilitation - Therapeutic recreation activities for people with serious mental illness
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-3pm * Tue, Wed 6pm-9pm * Sat-Sun 9am-12noon * Holidays 9am-1pm
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 or visit * referrals from other sources accepted
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1961
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
53 Hiawatha St
St Thomas, ON N5R 2Z9
Intersection Hiawatha St north of Scott St
Mailing Address 110 Centre St 
St Thomas, ON N5R 2Z9
Accessibility Fully Accessible