Nipissing Mental Health and Support Services

Welcome

Nipissing Mental Health Housing & Support Services is a local mental health agency that specializes in support services to people with a serious mental illness.

Our Mission Statement
“To promote wellness and empower individuals to achieve their full potential by providing collaborative supports, advocacy, and sustainable housing through a respectful and culturally sensitive approach to care

How We Help

Intensive

The Intensive Case Management Program has community support services and a supportive housing component for clients who have a serious mental illness.

  • Long-term community mental health support
  • Contact between 1-3 times per week
  • Goal oriented
  • Skills teaching
  • Advocacy/Referrals

Housing

The agency is a local housing provider offering rent-geared-to-income and supportive housing.

  • Six individual buildings located within North Bay
  • Apartment and townhouses; 103 units (1-3 bedrooms)
  • Safe, monitored, and clean housing
  • Energy efficient stoves and refrigerators

Brief Intervention

The Brief Intervention Case Management Program provides short-term assistance for clients who are struggling with a particular issue, or who may require referral to more formal mental health services.

  • Short-term community mental health support
  • Services for up to 6 months
  • Issue specific assistance
  • Problem solving
  • Referrals for appropriate long-term supports

Community Treatment

We also house the Community Treatment Order Program, in affiliation with the North Bay Regional Health Centre.

  • Comprehensive community care plan
  • Issued by psychiatrist
  • Community supports
  • Referrals/Advocacy

Specialized Housing

The agency's Specialized Housing Program programs provide a client directed approach to care that allows individuals living with severe and persistent mental health issues, and who may also have complex medical concerns or an acquired brain injury, to maintain their housing stability and tenure within the community.
Residents benefit from an open and safe environment that fosters a culture of transparency, growth, and inclusiveness.
Nursing care, personal support workers and peer support staff, as well as other wrap around supports are provided to the individual to address client needs and keep them safe within the community.

  • Percy Place- Complex Care Home
  • Lakeshore Home- ABI Complex Care Home
  • Transformational Housing Program

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