Niagara Mental Health Programs & Services Directory

COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES

CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
CMHA Niagara Branch Counselling Service rehabilitative programs, housing program and support groups in St. Catharines, Fort Erie, Port Colborne, Welland and Niagara Falls. Open to residents of Niagara. Referrals accepted from all sources.

15 Wellington Street, St. Catharines - (905) 641-5222
6760 Morrison Street Unit 2, Niagara Falls - (905) 354-4576
20 Jarvis Street, Fort Erie - (905) 994-1905

CONTACT NIAGARA
Identify local resources for children who experience emotional/behaviour difficulties.
23 Hanover Drive, St. Catharines
(905) 684-3407
1-800-933-3617
www.contactniagara.org

BRIDGES COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
Mental health assessments, supportive counselling, and community referrals.
1485 Garrison Road, Fort Erie
(905) 871-7621

QUEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
Health care and social service to residents of St. Catharines area without a family physician.
145 Queenston St. Suite 100, St. Catharines
(905) 688-2558
www.questchc.ca

FAMILY COUNSELLING CENTRE NIAGARA
Counselling to individuals, couples, and families with problems contributing to marital or family difficulties.
82 Hannover Dr., St. Catharines -  (905) 937-7731 ext. 3345
5017 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls - 1-888-937-7731 ext. 3345
Office Hrs: Tue, Thu 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
Walk-in clinic provides single session therapy. Ideally suited to teens or individuals seeking confidential counselling.

654 South Pelham Rd., Welland - Office Hrs: M-f 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

WEST NIAGARA MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
Consultation services, treatment and case management for first episode psychosis (EPI).
167A Main St. E. , Grimsby - (905) 309-3336
Hrs: M-f 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

NIAGARA REGION PUBLIC HEALTH
Community Mental Health Program  Provides assessment, case management and counselling for persons 16 yrs and older experiencing mental health problems.
3550 Schmon Pkwy., Thorold - (905) 688-2854  ext. 7262
43 Hagey Street, Fort Erie -  (905) 871-6513
5710  Kitchener St., Niagara Falls – (905) 356-1538
200 Disision Street, Welland -  (905) 735-5697

BEREAVEMENT RESOURCE COUNCIL
Provides information about support groups/services for those dealing with the pain of grief and loss.
(905) 680-6400
Office Hrs: daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

CENTRE DE SANTE COMMUNAUTAIRE HAMILTON/NIAGARA
A multi-disciplinary agency serving the French speaking population providing individual and group counselling. Serves residents of the Niagara Region.
1 Vanier Drive, Welland - (905) 734-1141

GATEWAY RESIDENTIAL AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES OF NIAGARA
For serious and persistent mental health issues.
178 King St., Welland
(905) 735-4445
Office Hrs: M-f 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

ST. JOSEPHS HEALTHCARE HAMILTON – Mood Disorder Clinic
Provides consultations for individuals with mood disorders. Requires a referral from family physician or psychiatrist. Serves residents of Niagara Region.
100 West 5th st., Hamilton - (905) 522-1155 – After hrs (905) 388-2511
Office Hrs: M-f 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., sat-sun 1:30-9 p.m.
The site offers assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of adults (16yrs+) with severe psychiatric disorders

SCHIZOPHRENIA SOCIETY OF ONTARIO
Provides public education and access to information about schizophrenia. Serves residents of Niagara Region.
36 Page St., St. Catharines
(905) 688-2543 ext. 632
OFFICE HRS: Mon – Wed 2-4 p.m. (call first)

CHILD & YOUTH SERVICES

PATHSTONE MENTAL HEALTH
Provides various mental health services to meet specific needs of clients until their 18th birthday, and their families.
3340 Schmon Parkway, Thorold
(905) 688-6850
Office Hrs: M-f 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
1-800-563-0122
1-800-263-4944
AFTER HOUR CRISIS CARE: Mobile intervention crises team serving youth under 18 yrs.

NIAGARA HEALTH SYSTEM
Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in youth and their families.

St. Catharines Hospital Site – Children’s Clinic
1200 Fourth Ave, St. Catharines
(905) 684-7271 ext. 46573
Office Hrs: M-f 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Serves residents of St. Catharines

Greater Niagara General Hospital Site – Mental Health Services
5546 Portage Rd. Niagara Falls
(905) 378-4647 ext. 53803/53804
Office Hrs: M-f 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Serves residents of Niagara Falls

Welland County General Hospital Site – Child/Adolescent Mental Health Clinic
63 Third Street, Welland
(905) 732-6111 ext. 33522
Office Hrs: M-f 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Serves residents of Pelham, Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Welland.

THE RAFT
Youth centre providing emotional support, advice, companionship, crisis intervention, emergency shelter and referrals to community services.
17 Centre St., St. Catharines
(905) 984-4365
HOURS: Drop-in Mon-Sun  6-10 p.m.
Crisis shelter-24 hrs

CHILD ADVOCACY CENTRE OF NIAGARA
Serves children victimized by abuse within Niagara. Children are able to provide information that aids investigation and prosectution of perpetrators. Follow-up counselling is provided.
8 Forster Street, St. Catharines
(905) 937-5435
Office Hrs: M-f 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

THE FORT
A support /resource centre providing youth and their families with supportive listening, information, options and referrals in time of need. Also offers a teen clinic. Serves residents of Lincoln, West Lincoln and Grimsby.
25 Adelaide St., Grimsby
(905) 309-3678

NIGHTLIGHT YOUTH SHELTER
Emergency shelter helps at risk youth. Provides crisis and supportive counselling.
Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls
(905) 358-3678
www.boysandgirlsclubniagara.org

RAINBOW YOUTH/NIAGARA PRIDE SUPPORT GROUP  
Individual, group support to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their families.
3340 Schmon Parkway, Thorold
(905) 380-4576

TAMI NIAGARA
Speakers living with mental illness provide information and anti-stigma talks in highschools across Niagara to increase awareness of resources and help available (Pathstone Mental Health).
3340 Schmon Pkwy, Thorold
(905) 384-9551 ext. 231

YOUTH GAMBLING AWARENESS PROGRAM
Prevention and education program designed to reduce potential harm of youth gambling.
(905) 684-3500

PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays)
St. Catharines
(905) 937-0202
www.pflagcanada.ca

EATING DISORDER SERVICES

NIAGARA EATING DISORDERS OUTPATIENT PROGRAM
Provides information and resources on eating disorders and weight preoccupation.
1-866-633-4220     (905) 378-4647  ext. 32532

NIAGARA NETWORK FOR FREEDOM FROM WEIGHT PREOCCUPATION AND EATING DISORDERS (NNFED)
A web site formed to raise awareness on a range of body image issues and weight and eating problems.
www.surf.to/nnfed

ADDICTION SERVICES

ALATEEN
Children and youth affected by someone else’s drinking.
(905) 328-1677

ALANON
For family and friends of alcoholics.
(905) 328-1677

 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
24 Hours
1-866-311-9042

CENTRE FOR ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH (CAMH)
1-800-463-6273

COMMUNITY ADDICTION SERVICES OF NIAGARA
Youth, adults, and family members can access this program designed to help individuals and their relatives/significant others with alcohol, drug, and gambling problems. Individual counselling available.
60 James St., St Catharines
(905) 684-1183

DRUG & ALCOHOL TREATMENT LINE
Substance abuse treatment information.
1-800-565-8603

NEWPORT CENTRE
(905) 378-4647 ext. 32500

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
(905) 685-0075

GAMBLING SUPPORT SERVICES
60 James Street, St Catharines
(905) 684-1859

NIAGARA MULTILINGUAL PREVENTION/EDUCATION
PROBLEM GAMBLING PROGRAM Provides problem gambling prevention/education information. All info available in several languages.
(905) 682-6411 ext. 63849
24 hours

SELF-HELP SERVICES

Throughout the region individuals with common concerns meet together to offer support.  Call information 211 or www.informationniagara.com

CONSUMER/SURVIVOR INITIATIVE
Support, education, advocacy and self-help groups.
1-877-734-0025

DEPRESSIVE & MANIC DEPRESSIVE SUPPORT GROUP
Support /education for those affected by bi-polar illness.
(905) 934-1445

NATIONAL NETWORK FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Advocacy, resources, information, education to benefit the mental health consumer.
55 King St. St Catharines
(905) 682-2423
Office Hrs: M-F 9a.m.-4:30 p.m.

PARENTS FOR CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH
Not for profit parent led organization gives voice to families dealing with mental illness. Monthly meetings in St. Catharines.
(905) 931-5249 Sonia Melnyk
cope.niagara@yahoo.com

ABUSE SERVICES

NIAGARA REGION SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRE (CARSA INC) 
Crisis support, counselling and assistance to victims of sexual violence, past or present, including child sexual abuse. Serves all Niagara.
(905) 682-4584   24 Hour Answering service
Office Hrs: M-f 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (905) 682-7258

DESIGN FOR A NEW TOMORROW
Supports adults who experienced abuse in intimate relationships.
(905) 689-1223

NIAGARA VICTIM CRISIS SUPPORT
Practical/emotional support for victims/families of tragedy or crime. 24 hr. line
(905) 682-2626

INFO & PHONE LINES

CONTACT NIAGARA
Identify appropriate local resources for children experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties, and people of all ages with a developmental disability.
23 Hannover Dr., St. Catharines
(905) 684-3407 / 1-800-933-3617
www.contactniagara.org

MENTAL HEALTH HELPLINE
24 hr access to information about mental health services across the province.
1-866-531-2600
www.mentalhealthhelpline.ca

CENTRE FOR ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH
Info about addictions and mental health issues.
1-800-463-6273

INFORMATION NIAGARA
Three digit phone number providing free information about community, social, health and government services.
211 or (905) 682-6611 or 1-800-263-3695

EMERGENCY & CRISIS SERVICES

COMMUNITY CRISIS CARE/EMERGENCY

Niagara Health System
A crisis program for individuals experiencing a psychiatric crisis.

Greater Niagara General Hospital site
5546 Portage Rd., Niagara Falls
(905) 378-4647 ext. 53803/53804

St. Catharines Hospital Site
1200 Fourth Ave, St. Catharines
(905) 378-4647 ext. 43230

Welland County General Hospital Site
63 Third Street, Welland
(905) 378-4647 ext. 33407 & 33408

DISTRESS CENTRE – 24 Hour Crisis Line
Free, anonymous, confidential 24 hr distress line. Serves residents of Niagara.
(905) 688-3711 - St. Catharines
(905) 734-1212 - Welland/Port Colborne
(905) 563-6674 - Grimsby/Beamsville
(905) 382-0689 - Fort Erie

KIDS HELP PHONE– 24 Hour Crisis Line
A 24 hr bilingual telephone service providing counselling and information/ referral services for kids experiencing a wide variety of problems and concerns.
1-800-668-6868

CMHA SAFE BEDS – 24 Hours
Community crisis care at hospital, mental health agency referrals. Age 16 and up.
15 Wellington St., St. Catharines
(905) 641-5254

PATHSTONE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS SERVICES
24 Hour telephone service providing immediate counselling and on-site crises intervention for youth 18 and under and their parents, friends or professionals.
1-800-263-4944