SafeBed Program


SafeBed Program

Short-term Residential Crisis Support Program

Cornwall Community Hospital's Community Addictions and Mental Health Services has partnered with the Cornwall Police Service, Akwesasne Mohawk Police, and Ontario Provincial Police of SDG and Prescott-Russell to open a first-of-its-kind Safe Bed Program at Riverview Manor in Cornwall.

The SafeBed program at Riverview Manor houses 6 beds that provide safe accommodations for up to 30 days, and on-site 24/7 support services to persons from Cornwall, SD&G, Prescott Russell and Akwesasne who are 16 years of age and older.

SafeBed program is a short-term residential crisis support program at River Manor in Cornwall Ontario for people 16 years of age and older, experiencing a mental health addiction crisis.

To be eligible, individuals need to be:

  • 16 years of age and older
  • Experiencing a mental health addiction crisis
  • Referred by police, mobile response team or crisis team
  • Coherent, medically stable and not at risk of harming themselves or others

Services provided by SafeBed program include:

  • Mental health and substance use support
  • Basic living needs such as food, clothing and personal care items
  • Support rebuilding relationships with family and friends
  • Referrals and linkages to community-based services and supports
How do you apply for the SafeBed program at Riverview Manor?

The overarching goal of the program is to support the long-term recovery of participants by developing referral pathways that foster access to stable treatment, therefore, the individual must be:

  • Brought directly by police
  • Brought by a mobile crisis team – either community mental health, police team or both
  • Brought to hospital by police on a Mental Health Act apprehension
For more information, download a copy of SafeBed program's brochure.


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