Ont. government supports creation of the province’s first dedicated mental health unit for female inmates

Domain: Care
Government:Provincial/Territorial, Ontario
Tags:Women, Mental Health

The Ontario government is partnering with Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) to create the province’s first dedicated unit to help female inmates who have acute mental health needs. The government is investing $1.2 million in 2019 to create the unit, and $2.3 million in following years to provide ongoing support.

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