Short Stay Crisis Support Program (SSCSP)

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Description & Services
Description The Short Stay Crisis Support Program offers voluntary support services to people with mental health issues, who are experiencing crisis, and have come into conflict with the criminal justice system. The program has 8 beds at each location, with 1 of these beds at each location available for individuals who meet the program criteria, but who are not involved with the criminal justice system.  
The Short Stay Crisis Support Program is designed to promote crisis de-escalation. Clients are provided with lodging and supports for up to 14 days.  
Services include: 
*Short term care planning, discharge planning, coordination and linkage to other community support services 
*Specialized short-term case management 
*Risk assessment, management and 24/7 client-centred support 
*Clinical interventions 
*Other services that promote clients’ wellness and reintegration into the community
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
To receive services, the individual must: 
*Be 16+ years old with diagnosed or apparent mental health symptoms 
*Be experiencing a crisis that escalates their symptoms of mental illness  
*Have had legal involvement (in the past 2 years) or have the potential for criminal involvement 
*Be residing or receiving services in Peel Region 
*NOT be an immediate risk to self or others 
*Be willing to be supported by the program staff  
*Be able to be safely supported in the program and when alone in the community 
*Be medically stable and able to obtain and administer their own medication  
*Be willing to participate in any protocol supporting the promotion of a “Pest Free’ environment  
*Be able to take care of own basic needs (bathing, toileting, eating, dressing) independently  
*Work actively with staff towards reaching identified goals
Application Referrals are accepted from Mental Health and/or Addiction Agency workers, and individuals are also able to self-refer.  
Referrals are accepted on a first come first served basis only when there is a bed available, and there is no waitlist offered. Referrals and self-referrals are reviewed for eligibility, and if eligible, an intake assessment is completed with the client. The client then enters the program and service provision begins.  
Referrals are directed as follows: 
Mon-Fri (8:30am-4pm) 
SSCS Intake & Community Liaison 
Cell: 416-553-1288 
Fax: 1-855-221-2120 
Evenings and Weekends 
177 Dundas St W  
Mississauga, ON  
Ph: 905-279-9294  
Fax: 905-279-1825  
60 West Drive 
Brampton, ON 
Ph: 905-460-0107 
Fax: 905-460-0938
Fees None
Languages English ; French ; Filipino ; Punjabi ; Urdu ; Vietnamese
Contact Information
Address & Map
SHIP Main Office
969 Derry Road E, Unit 107
Mississauga, ON L5T 2J7
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Site Location Mississauga and Brampton (2 locations)
Intersection Dundas St. W. and Hurontario St. and West Drive and Clarke Blvd. respectively
Accessibility Partially Accessible
Office Phone *905-279-9294 (Mississauga) 
*905-460-0107 (Brampton)
Fax *905-279-1825 (Mississauga) 
*905-460-0938 (Brampton)
Primary Contact Shereen Rampersad, Program Manager, Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP); Phone: 905-279-9294 * 905-460-0107 ext 222; Email:
Primary Executive Laurie Ridler, Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Other Details
Funding Provincial
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Criminal offences ; Mental health

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