Housing policy for persons with mental illness in Ontario

  • Sheri Weisberg
Articles

Abstract

This paper describes the Ontario Ministry of Housing's effort to provide permanent, adequate, and affordable housing for persons with mental illness. The Ministry's approach is part of a continuum of housing options independent of program requirements. Integration of mental health consumers into housing communities is through the aid of the Ministry's senior advisor of mental health, who is responsible for policy, program, training, and partnership initiatives to develop and maintain housing for this group.

Keywords

Public Health Mental Health Mental Illness Housing Policy Affordable Housing 

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Copyright information

© Human Sciences Press, Inc 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheri Weisberg
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  1. 1.Mental Health at the Ontario Ministry of HousingOntarioCanada

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