Fred Victor Mental Health and Justice programs assist people who are experiencing mental illnesses or issues and who have been charged with low-risk criminal offences.
Mental Health and Justice. Staff offers short-term support to those experiencing mental distress and struggling to stay out of the criminal justice system. Staff:
Mental Health Court Support Services. A mental health court worker, in collaboration with the accused, develop a diversion plan which includes appropriate services, such as psychiatric assessments, securing resources to meet basic needs and finding short or long-term community support. The plan is then presented to the Provincial Crown Attorney for approval.
The Post Incarceration Housing Access and Follow Up Program. Staff work with the City of Toronto’s Streets To Homes Program to help reduce and prevent the cycle of homelessness and incarceration. We work from Housing First Approach with individuals who:
The Program provides:
These three programs are part of a broader network of Mental Health and Justice programs across Toronto. View a full list.