Mental Health Care Building

550 Wellington Rd
Switchboard: 519-646-6100
Daily 24 hours
Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Last updated: Apr 27, 2023: Suggest an edit


Call * medical assessment required

Eligibility - Population(s) Served

Youth and adults, 13 years and older, with severe and persistent mental illness


Covered by OHIP



Language Note

Interpretation available upon request

Area(s) Served

Southwestern Ontario (including Haldimand-Norfolk, Waterloo and Wellington)


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Description of Services:

Inpatient and outpatient mental health services at the tertiary and long-term level

Services are provided by multidisciplinary teams and include assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, follow-up and referral to other community programs * consultation and education to service providers
  • Assessment Program Specialized inpatient and community-oriented mental health services for people with serious mental illness who do not meet admission criteria to other St Joseph’s programs, or who require specialized diagnostic assessment
  • Biigajiiskaan: Indigenous Pathways to Mental Wellness Program An Indigenous-led mobile outreach team that works in-hospital and in the community to provide consultation, assessment, treatment planning/management, discharge planning and ambulatory services
  • Dual Diagnosis Program Hospital and community-based program provides specialized (multisensory) assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and support services
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Program Specialized psychiatric care and support for older adults who suffer from late onset mental illnesses or severe behavioural responses * program focuses on assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, family and community support and education *
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation Program Inpatient and outpatient care for adults over 18 who have severe and complex mental illness that has not fully responded to treatment * mental illnesses are predominantly mood and psychotic disorders including bipolar mood disorder and schizophrenia

About Us

The programs at St. Joseph's Mental Health Care Building at Parkwood Institute strive to provide a positive, respectful, culturally sensitive environment that understands the unique needs of every individual.

Last updated: Apr 27, 2023: Suggest an edit