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Oak Centre

Site: Port Colborne - Lake House

Service: Lake House

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-834-4300
Fax 905-834-4301
Primary Contact Patti Clark, Clubhouse Worker; Email:
Alternate Contact Ashley, Clubhouse Worker; Email:
Primary Executive Ru Tauro, Executive Director; Phone: 905-788-3010
Site Details
Areas Served Pelham ; Port Colborne ; Wainfleet ; Welland
Located In Community Port Colborne
Address & Map
168 Catharine St
Port Colborne, ON L3K 4K6
Intersection Catharine St and Charlotte St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19: Open Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm for one hour intervals - call to book a time slot. Evening/weekend program and social events not available until further notice. Some programs available virtually - call for information.  
A psychosocial rehabilitation program for people with serious and on-going mental health issues following the Clubhouse approach. 
Comprehensive supports include employment, education, housing, crisis intervention/prevention, entitlements, and much more.  
Continuum of employment opportunities including transitional employment (graduated step towards gainful employment), group employment, supported employment, and independent employment: career planning * accessing education * training and employment resources in the community * supports on-the-job or in-training/academic programs. 
The Lake House location is a separate Clubhouse.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
People with severe or persistent mental health problems who need comprehensive supports.
Application Contact Access Line for referral - 1-866-550-5205
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network
Service Categories Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ; Psychiatric Rehabilitation

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