Mailing Address:

Wendat Community Programs
P.O. Box 832, 237 Second Street,
Midland, Ontario L4R 4P4

Adult Mental Health: 705-526-1305
Services for Seniors: 705-355-1022

Wendat Seniors’ Residence (Lorna Tomlinson Residence for Seniors)

44 Dufferin Street
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1H4

Adult Mental Health: 705-526-1305
Services for Seniors: 705-355-1022

237 Second Street, Midland, ON

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Brief Service

Providing services to adults affected by mental illness in North-Simcoe


Wendat’s brief services program provides a broad range of immediate, short-term help and support to anyone aged 16+ with mental illness. Service usually consists of 1-3 office visits but this varies based on client need. Types of assistance offered includes assistance connecting with ODSP, OW, and PGT, assistance with ODSP eligibility reviews, problem solving, information, linkages/referrals to other services, etc. Assistance provided to navigate local housing resources. Assistance maintaining housing.

Our Team: The Brief Service worker delivers this program and is a Registered Social Service Worker.

Eligibility Criteria: Services are available to individuals with mental illness as well as those affected by mental illness such as caregivers, family members and landlords.


Hours of Service:

  • The brief service worker’s hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


How to Apply/Who can Refer:

  • Individuals can self-refer, be referred by another service, family member, hospital, etc.
  • There is no waiting list for this program

 Contact Phone Number:

Karen Tkaczyk Brief Service Worker 705-526-1305 Ext. 230
Glen Lucas – Program Supervisor: 705-526-1305 Ext. 245