Description & Services
Description (Service)

A voluntary non-medical facility * provides crisis counselling and a safe, therapeutic environment for men and women to stay throughout a mental health crisis as an alternative to hospitalization * average length of stay is three to five days * seven beds are available

Workers are available to:

* discuss crisis situation
* identify both current strengths and any challenges to overcome
* assist with short-term goal setting while developing new planning and coping skills
* support in regaining confidence and independence
* provide information and referrals as required

Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Niagara Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals experiencing a self identified mental health crisis, who are agreeable to the service, who are not impaired by alcohol or drugs and who do not pose a health and safety risk to themselves or others.
Application Appropriate referrals for the Safe Bed Program can come from therapists, counsellors, Psychiatrists, Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Community Agencies or any other professionals with a working knowledge of current situation and relevant history
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-641-5222
Crisis Phone Safe Beds does not offer crisis phone support and therefore individuals in crisis are encouraged to call COAST at 1-866-550-5205
Fax Safe Beds 905-688-3316
E-Mail info@cmhaniagara.ca
Website www.cmhaniagara.ca
Primary Contact Kelly Falconer, Program Manager; Phone: 905-641-5222 ext 2223
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
15 Wellington St
St Catharines, ON L2R 5P7
 
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Intersection Wellington St, between James St and Queen St
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Stairs required to access service
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Community Mental Health Agencies ; Crisis Residential Treatment ; In Person Crisis Intervention

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