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Good Shepherd Centres, Main Administration

Site: Barrett Centre for Crisis Support

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Due to COVID-19 the Barrett Centre is implementing health screening for individuals being considered for the crisis bed program.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-529-4343
Toll Free Phone 1-844-777-3571 (24 hrs)
Crisis Phone 905-529-7878 (24 hrs) * Women’s Services 905-523-6277
Fax 905-529-3993
E-Mail barrettctr@goodshepherdcentres.ca
Website www.goodshepherdcentres.ca/barrett-centre-for-crisis-support
Primary Contact Peter Kibor, Director
Alternate Contact Tracy Miles, Clinical Supervisor
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 2007
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Due to COVID-19 the Barrett Centre is implementing health screening for individuals being considered for the crisis bed program. 
A crisis response program serving the needs of individuals in the community who are experiencing a crisis and need support but do not require a hospital stay, or are transitioning from psychiatric hospitalization, back to the community. Offers 10 beds, in-person counselling, and telephone counselling. Collect calls are accepted.
Hours Crisis Line: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Applicants to a crisis bed must be able to take care of their physical needs. Open to all newcomer groups.
Application Apply through referral or crisis line
Languages English ; French ; Spanish ; Swahili ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton (City of)
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Distress Lines ; Distress Phone Lines
Service Categories Crisis Residential Treatment ; General Crisis Intervention Hotlines ; Mental Health Crisis Lines

Agency Overview

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