Crisis Response Network
(affiliated with the Community Networks of Specialized Care – www.community-networks.ca)
The Crisis Response Network Coordinator (worker) helps adults, their families or caregivers, who are in a crisis and want to stop the crisis from getting worse. The program also helps people over the age of 16 who may be involved or at risk of being involved with the criminal justice system.
What services are provided?
Crisis Response, Crisis Response Intervention and Intensive Case Management
What is Crisis Response Intervention?
Crisis intervention is timely, flexible and time-limited. Prevention is the best form of crisis intervention and can be used at any time to stop the problem/crisis from getting worse.
What is Intensive Case Management?
Intensive Case Management helps individuals 16 years of age or older by contacting community developmental/mental health services. The Coordinator will also work with court support workers and discharge planners to lessen the individuals involvement with the criminal justice system.
What is the Eligibility?
- 16 years of age or older (for Intensive Case Management)
- 18 years of age or older (for Crisis Response)
- Must have a developmental disability and mental health problem, and/or challenging behaviour
- Involved with, or at risk of involvement with the criminal justice system
- Live in the Central East Region (Durham, HKPR, Simcoe, and York)
What is the Referral Process?
Referrals can be made by the individual, or their family, caregiver or from service providers who have been given consent.
Contact information For York Region
Crisis Response Network Coordinator
Tel: 1-905-898-6455 ext. 2283
24-Hour Crisis Line 1-855-310-COPE (2673)