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Court Diversion


Who We Help

Individuals 18 years and older, who have a serious mental illness and/or developmental delay and who come in contact with the criminal justice system.


How We Can Help

  • Diversion planning services
  • Opportunity to have criminal charges stayed by the Crown
  • Short and long term support in recovery to prevent relapses
  • Support planning for victim compensation and damage repair
  • Community reintegration

How to access our services 

AccessMHA provides a single point of entry to Eastern Ontario's system of care for adults (16 years and older) living with mental health issues or substance use disorder. 


To access MHSRC programs and services


  • Log on to AccessMHA and fill out a request form. If you cannot use the online form, please call, 1-833-527-8207. 
  • A mental health and addictions professional will work with you to assess your needs and connect you to the right services within your region.  

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Contact Information



Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except on holidays 



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