Enhanced (Mental Health) Bail Verification and Supervision

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The Enhanced (Mental Health) Bail Verification and Supervision program is a community-based program provided in partnership with St. Leonard’s Community Services and the Ministry of the Attorney the General.

The Enhanced (Mental Health) Bail program is provided for individuals with severe and persistent mental health and/or addiction issues who may be facing poverty and homelessness and may have been denied supervision as they are unable to comply with structured reporting/supervision requirements, and/or are individuals with numerous administration of justice convictions (FTA’s/FTC’s) which may have excluded them from community supervision.

The Enhanced (Mental Health) Bail program will assess the individuals’ complex needs in order to develop a creative plans of supervision which would include but not limited to working directly with them to access housing, medical services, treatment/counselling, attending appointments and escorting to court.

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Later appointments can be accommodated).

Eligibility Criteria

Age: 16+
Legal status: Court referral
Gender: Male and Female

Contact(s):

Alyssa Dakin

Counsellor
Phone: (519) 756-1117 x2310
Fax: (519) 756-4329

Candace Dearsley

Counsellor
Phone: (519) 756-1117 x2313
Fax: (519) 756-4329