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Community Mental Health Services

Fred Victor offers a number of support and outreach services to enable people with severe mental health challenges to live dignified and fulfilled lives. Staff works in a client-directed partnership to build relationships founded on trust, mutual respect and collaboration.

Community Support Services are available for anyone over the age of 16 who is having difficulty managing day-to-day living as a result of severe and persistent mental health illnesses or issues. Long-term community support is available in several languages and includes assisting with:

  • meeting basic needs, such as accessing food, housing, clothing and healthcare
  • managing and learning from crises
  • teaching skills
  • connecting to other resources and services

The Hostel Outreach Program (HOP) is a community-based mental health program for women who are homeless, are affected by serious mental health illnesses or issues and have difficulty functioning in the community. Long-term case management and support includes assistance with:

  • meeting basic needs, such as accessing food, housing, clothing and healthcare
  • managing and learning from crises
  • assessing needs and determining appropriate referrals
  • connecting to secure resources and services

The St. Jamestown Outreach Program (STOP) helps adults over the age of 55 whose mental health illnesses or issues (e.g. social isolation, deterioration of physical health, risk of eviction, hoarding and infestation) are impacting their ability to safely maintain their housing. Outreach support includes:

  • short-term intensive support
  • referrals and service coordination
  • personal support worker service through CNH (if eligible)
  • liaisons to primary care services within the community

Early Intervention Programs provide culturally appropriate case management in Scarborough for people between the ages of 14 to 35 experiencing their first psychosis episode. Support is available in several languages and is also available for the people who care about them. Staff:

  • help meet basic needs, such as accessing food, housing, clothing and healthcare
  • work with family members or other trusted individuals
  • connect people to other resources and services

All four programs accept self-referrals and referrals from family members or other service or healthcare providers.

How do I apply?

  • For Community Support Services and HOP, the referral process is centralized. Complete an application online or download a printable form from The Access Point hereContact a Fred Victor Intake Worker for clarification or help with this process. 
  • For STOP, download and complete the application and consent form here. Fax the application to the contact information on the form. 

Contact Us for more information about any of these programs.

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