On-call crisis intervention and outreach for adults 65+ with dementia, addictions or mental illness.
Service type: Seniors
Eligibility: Adults 65+ or age 55 – 64 with geriatric presentation; living in Toronto (postal code starting with M) and in need of crisis support
Delivery: In person and by phone
Program dates: 365 days/year
Partners: Reconnect, LOFT, South Riverdale Community Health Centre, Haven Toronto
Our mobile crisis response team is led by social workerswhoprovide crisis counselling, short-term intensive case management, harm reduction and concurrent disorder services, mental health and addictions support, and health assessments and referrals. The service is available daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Operated in partnership with Fife House, this site has 112 mixed units and offers supportive housing for Fife House clients living with HIV/AIDS and frail seniors receiving WoodGreen assisted living services. It also hosts an 11-unit transitional housing program for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and working toward permanent housing.
These programs offer individual, clinical supports to people aged 55 and older living with mental health and/or substance use issues, cognitive issues (i.e. dementia), frailty, and other psychogeriatric conditions related to the aging process.