Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides services for homeless individuals living with mental illness/addictions to secure housing 
  • Operates on a harm reduction and recovery model 
  • Offers services that are flexible and variable depending on client needs
 
Services provided include: 
  • Assistance to find suitable housing 
  • Financial assistance with rent supplement (partial only) 
  • Advocacy on behalf of client with other service providers 
  • Referrals and links to counselling and other community support services
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
  • Homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless individuals living with mental illness/addictions issues in need of housing 
  • Must be willing to work with Case Manager 
  • Must have a means of income such as Ontario Works (OW), Ontario Disability Support Pension (ODSP) or Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Does not require participation in psychiatric or substance use treatment 
  • Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-9861
Crisis Phone 1-866-888-8988
Fax 807-468-1692
E-Mail ask@lwdh.on.ca
Website www.lwdh.on.ca
Primary Executive Patti Dryden Holmstrom, Manager, Youth Addictions and Morningstar; Email: pdryden@lwdh.on.ca
Site Location Lake of the Woods District Hospital
Located In Community Kenora
Address 21 Sylvan St W
Kenora, ON P9N 3W7
 
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Intersection Sylvan St W and Wolsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)