Canadian Mental Health Association, York Region and South Simcoe

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Record #: NKT0802 Last Modified: 27 May 2015 Last Full Update: 27 May 2015
Record Details
Alternate NameCMHA
Office Phone905-841-3977
Toll Free Phone1-866-345-0183
Primary ContactSharon De Furia, Executive Assistant; Phone: 905-841-3977 ext 2204; Email:
Alternate ContactCarol Lever, Director, Quality & Business Development; Phone: 905-841-3977 ext 2211; Email:
Volunteer CoordinatorDani Salerno, Volunteer Co-ordinator; Phone: 905-841-3977 ext 2217
Primary ExecutiveRebecca Shields, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-841-3977 ext 2201; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveCarol Lever, Director, Quality & Business Development; Phone: 905-841-3977 ext 2211; Email:
Description (Service)Supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness * programs include: BounceBack; Community Education; Case Management; Social Recreation/Rehabilitation; Mental Health Court Support; Support for Depression; Youth Wellness; Employment Program; Group Psychiatry; Psychotherapy, Emergency Room Diversion; Assertive Community Treatment; Early Psychosis Intervention; MOBYSS (mobile youth walk-in clinic) 
Telemedicine Program: allows patients to see their doctor or specialist via a live and secure video connection * Patients travel to one of our local CMHA-YR Telemedicine Studios in Alliston, Aurora, Markham or Vaughan - the advantages of the program are:  
• Saves the time and cost of traveling further to see your doctor  
• Parking is free 
• An onsite nurse is available to help with assessments  
• Doctors bills service charge through OHIP as usual 
• Quick Dermatologist referrals and recommendations  
Call to register for Telemedicine services or for a free demonstration: 1-866-208-5509 ext 8250 (Adria Telemedicine Nurse) or ext 8237 (Nadine Telemedicine Nurse) or email
HoursOffice hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Areas ServedSimcoe County ; York Region ; Serving York Region and South Simcoe
BoundariesAll of York Region and South Simcoe
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
Assists people with mental health difficulties * in most cases, clients must be 16 years of age or older * MOBYSS (mobile youth walk-in clinic) serves individuals aged 12-25 and some services are open to those 14 years of age (i.e. Living Life to the Full course)
ApplicationSome programs have an intake process * call for details
LanguagesEnglish ; English is the primary language in which service is offered * interpretive services are available to those who prefer to receive service in an alternate language * the organization has a strong focus on cultural competency and is taking steps to ensure that many cultures are represented among the staff team
FeesNone - some exceptions apply
Site LocationAurora
Located In CommunityAurora
Address & Map
Rebecca Shields, CEO, CMHA-York & South Simcoe
1101 Nicholson Rd, Unit 5
Newmarket, ON L3Y 9C3
View MapQuest Map
IntersectionYonge St and Wellington St E
AccessibilityBarrier free washroom, disability parking, elevator, wheelchair accessible
Service CategoriesCase/Care Management ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; General Mental Health Information/Education ~ Mental Health Issues ; Legal Representation ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; Prejob Guidance ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; Psychiatric Disorder Counselling ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; Recreational Therapy ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; Wellness Programs ~ Youth ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities