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Description & Services
Public Comments Community Stabilization Unit located in Dryden; Dryden and Kenora locations are staffed 24/7
Description (Service)
  • Provides short-term safe and crisis bed accommodations 
  • Serves the Districts by providing beds in Dryden, Kenora and Fort Frances 
  • Provides assistance with transportation if required
Aims to assist clients by: 
  • Addressing the crisis situation in a safe and calm setting 
  • Reducing unnecessary hospitalization 
  • Reducing contact with police 
  • Assisting to access longer-term supports
Hours Administrative Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individual (men and women) experiencing a mental health crisis or living with serious mental illness who requires short-term accommodation and: 
  • Is voluntarily seeking assistance 
  • Is not under the influence of drugs or alcohol 
  • Is eligible for admission according to readmission criteria 
  • Agrees to abide by the no self-harm or harm to others contract
Application Beds available to a maximum of 5 nights
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Administrative Office: 807-223-1418 
Crisis Phone 1-866-888-8988
Fax 807-223-4594
Primary Contact Meghan Krantz, Administrative Assistant; Email:
Alternate Contact Sheri McMenemy, Supervisor; Email:
Site Location Dryden Regional Health Centre
Located In Community Dryden
Address 58 Goodall St
Dryden, ON P8N 1V8
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Intersection Goodall St and Van Horne Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 3003 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)