Description (Service) 24 hour helpline and crisis line * counselling service for individuals in acute emotional distress and/or with mental illness * face-to-face support and assessment 7 days a week in the local community serving 8 hospital ER departments * Crisis staff will provide onsite assessment in the individual's home in the company of local police service * will assist individuals to find the appropriate addictions or mental health service  
Emergency Room assistance available at all 8 hospitals, call ahead to ensure that a staff person can go to the hospital location. 
Emergency Homelessness - People and families in need of emergency housing should contact the Ontario Works or ODSP office during regular work hours * outside of normal business hours, contact the Huron Perth Helpline and Crisis Response Team for assistance 
Program is mobile with police in Huron and Perth counties
Service Details
Public Comments **Note: This is NOT an emergency shelter BUT staff will attempt to help those seeking shelter after hours
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hrs telephone support, mobile services and face to face assessments are available
Areas Served Huron County ; Perth County
Eligibility No restrictions
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Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Stratford
Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
Stratford General Hospital - Special Services Unit
90 John St S
Stratford, ON N5A 2Y8
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Admin 1 866 527 8421x4800
Toll Free Phone Crisis: 1-888-829-7484
Fax 519-527-8420
Primary Contact Geoff Reekie, Manager Outpatient Mental Health Services; Phone: 519-527-8421 ext 4819; Email:
Mailing Address Box 309 
Seaforth Community Health 
Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0

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