Description (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 
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) - assist 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, etc * advocating for client rights * assisting clients with the judicial system 
Council of Consumer/Survivor and Family Initiatives - peer-guided community program for people who live with mental health issues  
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 a 12 week court ordered education group involving domestic violence (see separate record) 
Developmental Disabilities Regional Outreach Program - psychiatric consultation and treatment for adults with developmental disabilities and serious mental health illness 
Single Session Walk-in clinic - free single session counselling on a drop-in basis and offers a quick access to support for individuals, couples and families
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Crisis service: Mon-Sun 24 hours Walk in Clinic Wed 4 pm-8 pm (last appointment 7:30 pm)
Areas Served Parry Sound District - East and West
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Call for information * no registration require for single session walk-in clinic
Languages English
Fees PAR Program: Sliding Scale/based on income * Walk-in clinic: free
Address and Location
Located In Community Parry Sound
Address & Map
26 James St, Ste 3
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1T5
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Intersection Sequin St and James St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-4264 * Adult Protective Services 705-774-9809 * Partner Assault Response Program 705-746-9114
Toll Free Phone 1-866-829-7049
After Hours Phone Answering machine refers callers to the crisis line in Bracebridge
Crisis Phone Bracebridge1-800-461-5424
Fax 705-746-1537
Primary Contact Laurie Regan, Manager of Operations (Parry Sound); Phone: 705-384-5392; Email:
Primary Executive Diane Brown-Demarco, Executive Director; Phone: 705-645-2262; Fax: 705-645-7473; Email:

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