Sault Area Hospital

Site: Sault Ste Marie - Wellington St E

Service: Transition House

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • A 10-bed supportive housing program with 7 transitional and 3 long term beds for adults with a psychiatric diagnosis 
  • Assists the residents in working towards their optimal level of functioning as a transition to more independent living 
  • Provides individual life skills programming in areas such as money management, nutrition, meal preparation, personal hygiene, medication routine, leisure/recreation counselling, safety and social skills 
  • Links residents to a variety of community resources  
  • Facilitates discharge planning
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Algoma District ; Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Must have a psychiatric diagnosis and be under the care of a physician and treatment team 
  • Must have the capacity to adapt to living cooperatively with others 
  • Cannot be a threat to the general safety of others 
  • Must have control of substance abuse if applicable
  • Referrals by any health professionals, hospitals, social community service agencies or family members 
  • Referrals reviewed by a selection committee
Languages English
Fees Service
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-759-3823
Fax 705-759-7881
Primary Executive Jane Sippell, Director of Mental Health and Addictions, Sault Area Hospital; Phone: 705-759-3434 ext 4117; Email:
Alternate Executive Barbara Ridley, Manager, Sault Area Hospital; Phone: 705-253-9671; Email:
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 1100 Wellington St E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2N9
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Intersection Wellington St E and Pine St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care