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Autism Services:

209 - Fairmont Drive
Saskatoon, SK.  S7M 5B8
Phone:  306-665-7013
www.autismservices.ca

What is Their Purpose?

Is a Saskatoon-based, charitable organization dedicated to providing advocacy, support, education, recreational, and social and residential programs and services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families.  Any family having an individual with characteristics or diagnosis of autism, or any other disorder on the Autism Spectrum may qualify for service.

Canadian Mental Health Association, Saskatoon Branch

1301 Ave. P. North
Saskatoon, SK.  S7L 2X1
Phone:  306-384-9333
www.saskatoon.cmha.ca/

What is Their Purpose?

Is a non-profit organization, which assists and supports people with mental illness to maximize their potential and to achieve positive mental health in their lives as community members.  The enhancement of mental health in the community is achieved through programs and services, public education and advocacy.

Services Offered:

 Life Skills:
 - A five month program for people preparing for employment

Public Awareness:
- Workshops, seminars and presentations on a variety of mental health topics

Social Recreation:
- Scheduled leisure and recreation activities
- Creative arts programs
- Special trips

Vocational Counselling:
- One on one counselling to assist individuals with evaluating abilities and interests
- Assistance with returning to employment, returning to or continuing  with education
- Long term support on the job or in school

An Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities (EAPD) referral agency

Mental Health First Aid Training
- This program aims to improve mental health literacy, and provides the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague.

Crocus Co-op

135 Ave. B. South
Saskatoon, SK.  S7M 1M2
306-655-4970
www.crocuscooperative.org/

What is Their Purpose?

Crocus is a non-profit community based member-driven cooperative comprised of men and women 18 years of age or older that are in recovery from any mental health condition.

Services Offered:

Works to help their members to direct and control their own lives.

Programs include:
- Computer/Internet access
- Drop in centre

Lunch (11:30 to 1:00) and Supper (3:30-4:30) program (cost is $3.00 per meal)

- Recreational, social and educational activities
- Transitional employment program
- Variety of vocational and pre-vocational opportunities

Saskatoon Crisis Intervention / Crisis Management Services

103 - 506 - 25th St. East
Saskatoon, SK.  S7K 4A7
Crisis Intervention - 306-933-6200
Crisis Management - 306-933-8234

What is Their Purpose?

Is a specialized mental health service for individuals who are severely behaviorally impaired and have problems maintaining connection with other services.

Crisis Management Workers provide a spectrum of services to these individuals and their supports.

Saskatoon Housing Coalition, Inc.

319A Camponi Place
Saskatoon, SK.  S7M 1E9
306-655-4979
saskatoonhousingcoalition@sasktel.net
www.saskatoonhousingcoalition.ca

What is Their Purpose?

Exists to enhance the capacity of individuals with mental illnesses to optimize their independence by facilitating:
- Direct provision of selected accessible and affordable housing options
- Enhanced community integration opportunities
- Enhanced daily living skills
- Increased illness awareness

Services Provided:

Residential accommodation, support services and individual counselling:
- Four apartment blocks - total of 73 apartments which are furnished and unfurnished suites.
- Five bed group home, staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Support services through the Outreach Program for people in the community.

Lighthouse Supported Living Inc.

304 2nd Ave. S.
Saskatoon, SK.  S7K 1L1
306-653-0538

What is their Purpose?

Provides emergency, transitional, supported and long term housing options.  Residents have access to client support, in-house psycho-ed/leisure classes as well as case management services to assist in accessing other community programs.  Other programs include: the Complex Needs Program which provides transitional housing and support to clients of Mental Health and Addiction Services; the Stabilization unit which provides over-night shelter for the manageably intoxicated and a Mobile Outreach Service which engages at-risk individuals diverting them into safe shelters and connecting them to other needed services. 

 

 

Last Modified: Friday, October 28, 2016 |
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