Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Assists persons and their families who struggle with persistent and severe mental illness to achieve their goals, to feel as well as possible, and live in the community in a place of their choice 
  • Conducts person-centered planning to determine goals and supports
 
Offers the following programs and services:
 
Intensive Case Management Program 
  • Provides flexible and individualized support  
  • Develops supportive relationships 
  • Prevents the need for future hospitalization 
  • Offers 24-hour availability 
  • Provides community-based support
 
Dual Diagnosis Program 
  • Provides access to specialists via videoconferencing and in person consultations with visiting psychiatrists 
  • Offers support for families and front line staff who work with this population 
  • Develops strategies to effectively support individuals in a community setting 
  • Advocates for individuals and families to receive needed services 
  • Supports access to resources to improve quality of life 
  • Provides psychological education for individuals, families, caregivers and service providers
 
Also provides: 
  • Housing Subsidy Program 
  • Community Wellness Project
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Support: Mon-Sun 7 am-11 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Boundaries Dual Diagnosis Program available to residents of Rainy River District also
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals with severe and persistent mental illness
 
Dual Diagnosis Program
 
Individuals with a coexisting developmental disability and a mental illness
Application
  • Intake process required 
  • Open to referrals from any source
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-5254
Fax 807-467-5264
E-Mail lara.barber@kacl.ca
Website www.kacl.ca
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Primary Executive Lara Barber, Director, Community Mental Health Support Services; Phone: 807-467-5255
Located In Community Kenora
Address 1 Ninth Ave S
Kenora, ON P9N 2H8
 
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Intersection Ninth Ave S and Park 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)