For over 25 years, Gerstein Crisis Centre has been working with adults 16+ in the city of Toronto experiencing mental health crisis. Gerstein Crisis Centre is a voluntary, non-medical service and we work with our clients to address their needs,find solutions and tools to pro-actively avoid future crisis.
We offer 24 hour telephone crisis intervention, mobile crisis visits and short term residential beds. We also provide integrated services for individuals with complex needs which can include mental health and justice, concurrent and serious substance use, homelessness and dual diagnosis.
Our experienced staff works with a wide range of community groups to educate on mental health awareness, suicide and crisis intervention. Training initiatives offer practical work experience to individuals with lived experience and newcomers to Canada to assist in finding employment in the mental health field.
Our wellness and recovery services provide training and mentoring to those with lived experience using evidenced based models to support individual recovery and overall well-being.