PACT for Halton

Site: Joseph Brant Community Health Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-639-3724
Fax 905-639-4251
Primary Contact Jenny Cassano-Campos, Program Assistant
Alternate Contact Patrick Walko, Team Leader
Site Information
Located In Community Central Burlington
Address & Map
Joseph Brant Community Health Centre, Lower Level
1182 North Shore Blvd E, Room B41
Burlington, ON L7S 0A2
View Google Map
Intersection Maple Ave and Lakeshore Rd
Mailing Address c/o PACT for Halton
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Program for Assertive Community Treatment
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1997
Primary Executive Cheryl Gustafson, Director, Mental Health, Joseph Brant Hospital
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A community outreach program, serving residents of Halton. 
* also known as "Hospital without walls," the program is organized as a mobile interdisciplinary team that provides round-the-clock clinical treatment, rehabilitative, and support services to individuals with a severe and persistent mental illness, in their homes 
Services provided by PACT include:  
* comprehensive case management with a rehabilitation focus 
* crisis assessment and intervention 
* symptom assessment and management 
* administration and monitoring of medication 
* activities of daily living 
* social and leisure skills development 
* supportive counselling 
* education 
* consultation 
* support to caregivers
Hours Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-7 pm * Fri-Sun 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Services are provided for individuals who: 
* have a history of severe and persistent mental illness, as demonstrated by high hospitalization days, particularly those with a diagnosis of schizophrenia  
* exhibit significant functional impairments due to their mental illness in the areas of self-care, productivity, and leisure 
* continuously require high service needs in excess of 8 hours per month
Application Referrals to the PACT program are accepted from psychiatrists, family physicians and other mental health professionals
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Assertive Community Treatment ; Home Based Mental Health Services ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Psychiatric Case Management ; Psychiatric Disorder Counselling ; Psychiatric Medication Services ; Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Other Details
Resources information pamphlets are available at the PACT office

Agency Overview

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