Brantford Downtown Outreach Team

The Brantford Downtown Outreach Team connects individuals in the downtown core who may be experiencing substance use, mental health, and/or housing challenges. We will link those individuals to support services, including peer support, primary care, and addiction medicine.

OUR STAFF TEAM:

  • Supervisor/Outreach Worker: Working to collaborate with community partners and providing direct client service in community to those with whom we work.
  • Outreach Worker: Working to provide direct client service with a knowledge of working knowledge of community resources, providing connections to service and preventative resources
  • Peer Support Worker: Working to provide direct client service through a lived experiences lens with a working knowledge of community resources, providing connections to service and preventative resources.
  • Nurse Practitioner: Working to provide direct client service through a medical lens with a working knowledge of community medical resources, providing connections to service and preventative resources

REFERRING TO OUR PROGRAM

To refer someone to us, please call the team voicemail with the location, description, and any information you have about a person who is experiencing homelessness, substance use or mental health.

Your referrals will help us to connect with as many people as possible but we are not an emergency response or enforcement team.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Individuals of any age who may be experiencing substance use, mental health and/or housing challenges, with a focus in service provision to those experiencing homelessness and living on the street or in shelter.

 

Contact(s):

Alana Bray

Supervisor, BDOT
Phone: (226) 227-9928