Canadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound

Site: Parry Sound Office

Service: General Services - Parry Sound

Record #: PSD0155
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 02 Jun 2021


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Due to COVID-19 precautions, please call for an appointment. In East Parry Sound call 705-384-5392, in West Parry Sound call 705-746-4264 to schedule an appointment.

COVID-19 Resources are available at

If you are in crisis, call 1-888-893-8333

Regular Service
  • 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 services - 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. Collaborates 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 (see separate record).
  • 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 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
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
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
60 James St
Suite 201
Parry Sound, ON
Canada P2A 1T5
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Intersection James St and Mary St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Wheelchair/elevator access off James Street

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-746-4264
Toll Free Phone 1-866-829-7049
Crisis Phone 1-888-893-8333
Fax 705-746-1537
Primary Contact Kim Laurie, Director of Clinical Services and Operations (Parry Sound); Phone: 705-746-4262; Email:
Mailing Address 60 James St 
Suite 201 
Parry Sound, ON 
Canada P2A 1T5

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