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St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Homes for Special Care

Dawnna Kazarian Keith, Manager
Areas Served Hamilton (City of); Haldimand County; Niagara Region; Brant County; Norfolk County
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
LanguageEnglish; Interpretive Services - Interpretive Services can be arranged
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
FeesNone;
Agency Type Non Profit
Established reorganized 2001
 
905-522-1155 ext 36624
Crisis:
905-826-6570
TTY:
905-826-6570
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Address
St Joseph's Healthcare West 5th Campus
100 West 5th St
Hamilton ON L8N 3K7
On bus routes
(21) UPPER KENILWORTH
(33) SANATORIUM
(35) COLLEGE

Assists people to explore and fulfill life expectations beyond psychiatric stabilization and health maintenance using a "partners in well-being" approach. Oversees 9 independently-owned residential homes in urban and rural settings and operates day programs in 2 skills centres as a provider within the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care residential care program for adults with serious mental illnesses. Part of the Schizophrenia & Community Integration Service.

Skills Centre programs are developed according to requests and/or needs identified by participants and may be prevocational, avocational, or related to life skills, or recreational social activity. Helps participants acquire transferable skills, achieve optimum level of functioning and well-being, and integrate into community.

Eligibility

Age 18 years and older; Individuals with serious mental illness or past/current psychiatric hospitalizations who are currently stabilized and do not require levels of physical care normally associated with a long-term care facility.

Application

Obtain referral by calling 905-522-1155 ext 36328