Services at Sound Times
We aim to create an environment that respects people as autonomous individuals and members of our community. We believe that the best support is the result of natural relationships that flourish between peers. Joining a community of your peers helps you to learn ways to build supports for yourself. We have advocacy, mental health and justice social, housing, legal, medical services and additional resources (Resource Link):
Resource Centre and Advocacy
You can connect to lots of resources through the centre [More details]. Join a community of your peers and learn ways to build supports for yourself from members who have done it. Basics – Finding resources for food, clothing, shelter, etc. Advocacy – Advocating with ODSP, OW and CPP, negotiating accommodations, rental disputes, etc. Making sure members are getting all the benefits and services they are entitled to.
Mental Health and Justice
Mental Health and Justice Prevention Services MHJ Network link
- Intensive Community Supports
- The Toronto Mental Health and Justice Network
- Services and Supports
- Court and Custody-Based Mental Health Services
- Mental Health Court Support and Diversion Services Release from Custody Services
- Community Support Services
- Specialized Supports for Individuals with Dual Diagnosis
- Specialized Supports for Individuals with Concurrent Disorders
Legal Aid Project funded lawyer Amy Slotek provides provides legal supports to clients with complex mental health issues through a case management approach in the in the following areas: immigration and refugee services, criminal, family and limited civil/administrative law matters. The project additionally provides high quality legal services to street-involved legal aid clients who are facing ‘street offences’ by providing them with representation at the Provincial Offences Court at Old City Hall. Available Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, Friday by appointment. Drop-in Monday, Wednesday from 2:00-4:00.
- General Practitioner Thursday 1:00-4:00
- Psychiatrist Wednesday Dropin for returning clients 9:30-12. First time visits 1:00-4:00 after membership
- Foot Clinic 2nd Thursday of each month from 10:00-12:00
- Hearing Clinic (ask for details)
SMART Self Management and Recovery Training
SMART© is a self-empowering addiction program based in the latest recovery research and powered by a world-wide mutual-help community. Participants acquire practical, evidence-based tools to direct their own recovery from substance use problems. This program is in its second year of implementation.
Wellness Recover Action Plan (WRAP) is a
Community Service Internship Project
The Community Service Internship Project provides individuals who have experienced mental health and/or addiction issues the opportunity for paid employment at Sound Times to acquire the skills, education and understanding necessary to seek employment with organizations affirming the value of lived experience for social service work.