Record #: CWD1864
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 26 Jan 2024

Description

Description (Service) Residential Programs - Provides affordable housing and outreach staff support for individuals with serious mental illness. Staff provides practical assistance, one-to-one support and skills teaching to assist residents in their recovery and in developing skills for independent living.

Residents must be able to manage own medication, be in good enough physical health to live independently and manage household maintenance. Staff provides practical assistance, one-to-one support and skills teaching to assist residents in their recovery and in developing skills for independent living. Rent is geared to income.

Community Homes for Opportunity (CHO) -a voluntary supportive housing program for people with serious mental illness. The program is intended to assist people by providing appropriate housing and support services to achieve and maintain stability in a home that is safe and affordable. The program takes a recovery approach and provides access to support services both in the CHO home and in the
community.

CHO provides housing, meals, and 24-hour supportive care services in a home setting for people with serious mental illness.

There is a cost for rent that includes meals. CHO housing is rent geared to income and requires that you complete annual income verification paperwork. Individuals must have a source of income which might include employment or social services support (Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program) and/or be eligible for rent support.

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Community Homes for Opportunity: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up For individuals living with a serious mental illness, who are able to live with others in shared spaces, willing to participate in program activities and work with Residential Program Workers, and willing to complete annual income verification paperwork

18 year(s) and up
Application Referrals accepted from all sources. Referrals can be made by calling our Central Intake Team.
Languages English
Fees None - No fee for services, housing programs are rent geared to income.

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1105 1st Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 2E2
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-371-3642
Toll Free Phone 1-888-451-2642 ext 1008, 1-888-451-CMHA ext 1008
Fax 226-909-0484
Website https://greybruce.cmha.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cmhagb
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cmhagreybruce
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgVp4VJB3pupLnoOTV9yebQ
Primary Contact Debby Fry, Program Manager, Housing and Support Services; Phone: ext 1308; Email: dfry@cmhagb.org
Alternate Contact Lezlie Martin Ellis, Manager of Residential Services; Phone: ext 1315; Email: lmartinellis@cmhagb.org
Mailing Address 1105 1st Ave E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 2E2

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