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Shalem Mental Health Network

Registered Name: Shalem Mental Health Network

Business No: 130566011RR0001

We are a faith and community based mental health agency committed to supporting our community's needs.

Shalem Mental Health Network


About Shalem:

We are a faith and community-based mental health service agency with headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario. Shalem’s mission is to restore hope. We walk alongside those who are in pain, isolated, on the margins and face stigma by providing responsive and preventative mental health services and innovative community programming to individuals, families and communities across Ontario and Canada.

In 1963, we were founded to establish a psychiatric hospital after receiving approval from the Ontario Ministry of Health. However, these plans transitioned quickly to reflect the changing attitudes about mental health. We became an outpatient clinic, providing therapy to the community.

It is and has always been Shalem’s purpose to respond to community needs. Today, we offer therapy for individuals, families, couples and children as well as comprehensive community-based programs that support and empower vulnerable youth and families and platforms for communities to rebuild after conflict.

Shalem Fast Facts:

- Depression, Anxiety and Relational issues are the top reasons people sought care at Shalem in 2022.

- 12,000 households across Canada have direct access to therapy, supporting 110 communities and organizations every year through the Congregational Assistance Plan.

- 6,100 counselling hours were provided last year through the Hamilton office.

- 1 in 3 counselling sessions was subsidized thanks to our community partners and donors.

-16 vulnerable families are provided special support and community through WrapAround in partnership with Catholic Children's Aid Society.

- 100 congregations from 10 denominations were provided FaithCare services since 2008.

- 209 youth were empowered through RE-create last year.

- Faith and community leaders in Canada, the US and Central America have been trained through Restorative Practice.


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