St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Site: Hamilton - Whitney Ave

Service: Womankind Addiction Service

Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name St. Josephs Healthcare Hamilton
Contact Information
Office Phone Withdrawal Management 905-545-9100; 
Treatment 905-521-9591 ext 237; 
Intake and Family group 905 521-9591 Ext 238
Crisis Phone 905-545-9100
Fax Withdrawal Management 905-545-6385; 
Treatment 905-528-7255
Website www.stjosham.on.ca/default.asp?action=article&ID=631
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Primary Contact Kari Whitelaw, Clinical Supervisor; Phone: 905-521-9591 ext 232; Email: kwhitela@stjoes.ca
Alternate Contact Laurel Whalen-Curran, Senior Addiction Counsellor; Phone: 905-521-9591 ext 238; Email: lwhalen@stjoes.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Kari Whitelaw
Agency Information
Parent Agency Name St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Debbie Bang, Manager; Phone: 905-521-0591 ext 231; Email: dbang@stjoes.ca
Funding Provincial
Service Information
Description (Service) Womankind is a program created by the amalgamation of Hamilton Women's Detox Centre and Mary Ellis House. 
 
Withdrawal Management: 
* a non-medical crisis centre for women who are intoxicated or withdrawing from alcohol or other substances  
* offers a safe, caring atmosphere in which women can withdraw from substances and be referred to services and addiction treatment as appropriate  
* referrals are accepted from the women directly and other community professionals 
 
Treatment: 
* call 905-521-9591 ext 237 for further details 
* five week treatment program includes eight residential beds and four day spots  
* standardized tools and phone assessments are required to determine admission 
 
Family Education/Support group:  
* call 905-521-9591 ext 238 for further details 
 
Aftercare and Taking Steps (contemplation/pre-treatment group): 
* call 905-521-9591 ext 240 for further details 
 
Addiction Supportive Housing Program:  
* to make a referral call 905-521-9591 ext 234
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Under 16 requires consent for withdrawal management * shelter bed access must be 18 and older * treatment program 18 and over
Application referral by self and others
Languages English ; Some French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton
Address & Map
431 Whitney Ave
Hamilton, ON L8S 2H6
 
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Intersection Whitney Ave and Main St W
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment ~ Alcohol Abusers ~ Women ; Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment ~ Drug Abusers ~ Women ; Detoxification ~ Women