Continuum of Care

Please be reassured that our services continue to be available during this time of COVID-19. Although our offices are currently closed in an effort to support the health and safety of clients, staff and community during COVID-19, our services continue to be available by phone.  If you are an existing client, you can call our office at 519-587-4658 or 1-877-909-4357 and enter the extension of your counsellor.  For all other enquiries, you can enter 0 and our administration team will be able to direct your call as required.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.  If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 1-866-487-2278 to reach our Crisis Assessment and Support Team (CAST).  If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to, or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please visit the Ministry of Health website at www.ontario.ca and take the COVID-19 self assessment or call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000.

We will be continuing to update agency messaging as the status of COVID-19 changes.  Please continue to revisit this message to receive the most current update around the status of service delivery at Community Addictions and Mental Health Services of Haldimand and Norfolk.

Thank you for your understanding during this time.

Welcome

Welcome to our website. We appreciate your interest.

CAMHS is a not for profit organization located in the geographical area of Haldimand and Norfolk Counties in Ontario’s “South Coast” on the north shore of Lake Erie in Southwestern Ontario. We are a multi-site health care community agency funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care through the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network responding to individuals who have mental health or addictions concerns.

Our Mental Health Program is for those 16 years of age and older.

Our Addiction Program responds to those of all ages.

And we have a very strong and active Peer Support Program.

The CAMHS staff is made up of individuals from various health care backgrounds with a variety of skill sets. We have access to the support of both psychiatrists and geriatricians in order to address the needs of the individual. Additionally, CAMHS partners with various community agencies to offer certain therapeutic interactions, including access to a Nurse Practitioner.

Please take a moment to review our various programs described on the website. If we can be of any assistance to you, please feel free to contact us via our toll-free number.

To make referrals, please see the web access section on this page.

Kind regards,

Nancy Candy-Harding
Chief Executive Officer

Referrals

Client Self-Referral

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This link is an electronic on-line self-referral only.

*FAILURE TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE INFORMATION DOES DELAY THE REFERRAL PROCESS*

*Please Note: Because of the volume and complexity of patients referred to our clinic, we cannot assume any medical or legal responsibility for their healthcare while they are awaiting consultation.*

Health Service Provider Referral

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This link will direct you to the pdf version of our referral form which you may fax, mail or bring to any CAMHS location. A reminder that access to the Addiction Program is by self-referral only. This hard copy form can be used by a health provider or used as a client self-referral form.

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