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St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Schizophrenia & Community Integration Service (SCIS)

Administrative Assistant to the SCIS Director
Areas Served Hamilton (City of); Halton Region; Haldimand County; Niagara Region; Brant County; Norfolk County
HoursInpatient services: Mon-Sun 24 hours; community and transitional outpatient service hours vary by program
LanguageEnglish; Interpretive Services
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Agency Type Non Profit
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West 5th Campus
100 West 5th St Level 2, Block D
Hamilton ON L8N 3K7
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Provides person-centred, specialized mental health care for people with schizophrenia and related illnesses. Multi-disciplinary teams work in partnership with clients, caregivers, and other health care providers. Service is offered in inpatient, transitional, and outpatient programs.

Programs include:

- Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACTT) serving different regions

- Centralized Rehabilitation

- Community Treatment Order (CTO) Program

- Early Psychosis Intervention Program (EPI)

- Family Education Program for Schizophrenia (FEP)

- Homes for Special Care (HSC)

- Patient and Family Collaborative Support Service

- Psychotic Disorders Teams (PDT)

- Schizophrenia Inpatient Units

- Schizophrenia Outpatient Clinic (SOC, formerly Community Schizophrenia Service)

- Therapeutic Recreation

- Transitional Outpatient Program of the Schizophrenia Service (TOPSS)

- Vocational Assessment

- Vocational Counselling


Individuals experiencing schizophrenia or related psychotic disorders


See individual program for application process