Canadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound

Site: Huntsville Office

Record #: MUS0398
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 02 Jun 2021


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due to COVID-19 precautions, please call 705-645-2262 to schedule an appointment.  
COVID-19 Resources are available at 
The Greenhouse Drop In Centre is temporarily closed until further notice. 
If you are in crisis, call 1-888-893-8333 
Regular Service: 
Provides mental health crisis intervention, treatment, and community support (case management) services, assessment and referral, counselling/psychotherapy, psychiatric consultation, intensive case management for individuals with serious mental illness, group services in some cases and addiction services. 
Core Services include: 
Crisis/Intake support service
– single point of entry for all services of the Core Program, screening and review of all referrals. 24 hour telephone Crisis support service, community crisis support, post crisis follow-up, 24 hour consultations to hospitals. 
COAST (Community Outreach and Support Team) – a multidisciplinary, mobile, outreach team providing individualized treatment for a persistent and serious mental illness, including housing, medication, rehabilitation, employment and financial services. 
Court Diversion and Support – redirection from criminal justice system for minor offenses. The person agrees to an individualized support/treatment program in the community. 
Supportive Housing Service – rent supplements to clients who have experienced serious mental illness, are homeless or at risk of being homeless and receiving ongoing service from the Agency. 
Counselling Psychotherapy and Education Service – individual counselling (as resources allow) including assessment, treatment planning and case management, group counselling, community consultation and education of mental health issues 
Other programs include: 
Regional Seniors’ Mental Health Consultation Service – mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment recommendations and limited follow-up and/or referral on an outreach basis for people with age-related mental health problems. Collaborate with health care agencies and caregivers to provide advocacy for clients and their families. 
Adult Protective Services (APS) – assists developmentally disabled adults to live independently in the community including locating and retaining accommodation. Counselling for life skills, financial management and emotional issues. Co-ordinating medical and dental appointments. Advocating for client rights. Assisting clients with the judicial system. 
Council of Consumer/Survivor and Family Initiatives – Drop-in centre, The Greenhouse – Tue, Fri 1 pm-4 pm peer-guided community program for people who live with mental health issues as consumers/survivors and /or family members. Peer support, skill and personal development, outings and cooking. 
Volunteer Program – volunteer opportunities to assist in services and enhancement of quality of life for people with a serious mental illness or developmental disability. Volunteer Coordinator can be reached at 705-645-2262. 
Partner Assault Response Program – a group for men who have been abusive, including anger management and conflict resolution. 
Developmental Disabilities Regional Outreach Program – psychiatric consultation and treatment for adults with developmental disabilities and serious mental health illness.

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Crisis service: Mon-Sun 24 hours 
The Greenhouse Drop In Centre Tue, Fri 1 pm-4 pm (temporarily closed due to COVID-19)
Areas Served Huntsville - and area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Call first to arrange intake interview. Individuals in crisis are seen as soon as possible
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Huntsville
Address & Map
8 Crescent Rd, Unit B3
Huntsville, ON P1H 0B3
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-789-8891
Toll Free Phone 1-800-245-5036 
Adult Protective Services: 1-800-563-1990 
Consumer Survivor Drop In Centres: 1-866-829-7050 Ext 228
Crisis Phone 1-888-893-8333
Fax 705-789-3002
Primary Contact Michael Varieur, Director of Clinical Services and Operations (Muskoka); Phone: 705-645-2262; Email:
Primary Executive Diane Brown-Demarco, Executive Director; Phone: 705-645-2262; Email:

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