The Harold E. Ballard Special Care Unit

Program Description: To provide cost effective, evidence based, harm reduction health care program for  homeless men and women experiencing addiction.


  • Harm Reduction Strategies
  • 24/7 Nursing Care
  • Physician Care
  • Psychiatric Care
  • 24/7 Social Services
  • Counselling
  • Housing
  • Health Assessment & Monitoring
  • Stage Based Motivational Strategies

Access to Services: Provides programming and residential and outpatient services to homeless men and women  living with addiction and with serious health problems who become caught  up in a cycle of repeated contacts with emergency shelters, hospitals  & emergency rooms, police services, detoxification centres, and  jail.  A referral form must be filled out  to determine whether a person is eligible for admission into the program.

T: 905-318-6903
F: 905-318-1731
Hours  of operation 24/7