The Red Book of Hamilton

Crisis Outreach and Support Team

COAST for Youth

Terry McGurk, Coordinator
Areas Served Hamilton (City of)
HoursCrisis line: Mon-Sun 24 hours * Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Mobile Service: 8 am-1 am
LanguageEnglish; Interpretive Services
AccessibilityNot Applicable - service provided in client homes or community settings; Initial engagement is phone-based; service is provided at clients home or in a community setting of client's choice
FeesNone
Agency Type Non Profit
 
Crisis:
905-972-8338
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Address
Near Charlton Ave E and John St S

On bus routes
(22) UPPER OTTAWA
(23) UPPER GAGE
(24) UPPER SHERMAN
(25) UPPER WENTWORTH
(26) UPPER WELLINGTON
(27) UPPER JAMES

Crisis line and a mobile crisis team of child and youth crisis workers connected to a variety of mental health and social service agencies and able to help those who have a serious mental illness and are in a crisis situation.

Intake can be initiated by children and youth directly or through their family members and caregivers. Referrals are accepted from community agencies and professionals including schools and police.

Eligibility

Age 3 years to 17 years

Application

Referrals are accepted from community agencies and professionals including schools and police. Obtain crisis alert forms from the COAST office and have them on hand to fax to the COAST office at any time. Clients experiencing a mental health crisis can call the crisis line or the police (911).