Safe Beds offers an alternative to hospitalization in a crisis situation. There are eleven beds available with two Crisis Workers on shift 24/7 for support.
This is a voluntary, non-medical facility that offers crisis counselling and a safe therapeutic environment for individuals to stay on a short-term basis in order to work through their crisis.
Admission criteria is as follows:
- 16 years or older
- In a self-identified crisis
- Agreeable to work on recovery focused goals
- Agreeable to rules
- No health and safety risk
Individuals interested in the Safe Beds Program can contact the Mental Health and Addictions Access Line at 1-866-550-5205, Extension 2.