In case of a potential postal disruption at Canada Post, the Ministry of Community and Social Services has advised recipients of Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD), that there are contingency plans in place to minimize any disruption in receiving payments and benefits by mail.
It’s been 64 years since the Ontario Division of the Canadian Mental Health Association received its provincial charter. Since then, CMHA Ontario has worked tirelessly to bring attention to community mental health concerns across the province.
CMHA Ontario is pleased with the 22 recommendations released by provincial Ombudsman about the importance of police using de-escalation techniques in conflict situations.
Salt Creek Farm Market, the largest social enterprise of the CMHA Elgin County, has been in the news lately.
It’s with great pleasure to host Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, at the official grand opening of the Salt Creek Farm Market, the largest social enterprise of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Elgin County Branch.
A June 21 decision by the provincial and federal governments to invest $640 million over the next two years in affordable housing could help address a major concern in Ontario.
A new walk-in style service model has been launched to address gaps in youth mental health care.
Last week, the Government of Ontario announced significant changes to the Customer Service Standard of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As of July 1, 2016, private sector and non-profit organizations with 20 to 49 employees will still be required to submit accessibility compliance reports but will no longer be required to develop a documented accessible customer service policy
The mental health system continues to be severely underfunded in Attawapiskat in the wake of a suicide epidemic, a member recently said in the Ontario legislature.
Registration is open and spots are available for an upcoming conference that aims to support crisis workers and provide guidance to others willing to help.