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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides services and support to individuals with mental illness who have charges pending at regional courts between Cochrane and Hearst; these individuals may be diverted from the court system and connected to forensic Mental Health Services
 
Services are offered based on client need and can include: 
  • Assessments to determine the eligibility of local referrals to the forensic program of the North Bay Regional Health Centre 
  • Establish goals with clients eligible for diversion 
  • Supportive and consultation services to individuals who are not eligible 
  • Support for the client, family and friends during legal proceedings 
  • Referrals for the client to appropriate community services 
  • Offer court diversion functions in compliance with, as well as working closely with, the office of the Crown Attorney
Hours Mon-Sun 9 am-9 pm
Areas Served Kapuskasing
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
  • Individuals who gave been accused of a minor offence  
  • Individuals who have or have previously had problems directly related to mental health  
  • Must be able to show evidence indicating that mental health issues have had a direct contribution to the offence committed  
  • Individuals cannot pose a serious threat to the community
Application Referrals accepted by anyone including self, family and friends, police services, crown attorney, defence attorney, judge or justice of the peace, community agencies
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-335-8468
Fax 705-337-6008
Website counsellinghks.ca
Located In Community Kapuskasing
Address 29 Byng Ave, Suite 1
Kapuskasing, ON P5N 1W6
 
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Intersection Byng Ave and Sheppard St
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services