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The health of our residents is important to us. You will find an array of health care services in West Lincoln to satisfy your ever-changing health needs.

West Niagara is home to a large community hospital with both inpatient and outpatient services. There are also many long-term care facilities and medical clinics available.

  • To find your options for health care within Niagara Region, please visit the Niagara Health website.
  • To find updates and learn more about West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, please visit our WLMH Updates page.
  • REACH Niagara provides healthcare to those who do not have their basic needs met, including people who are homeless, precariously housed, and living below the low-income measure.

Mental health support

A person's mental health is just as important as their physical health. Here are some helpful resources to find the support you need.

211 Ontario

211 Ontario is a helpline that easily connects people to the social services, programs and community supports they need.

Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario

  • Adult mental health programs

  • Farming mental health programs

  • Youth mental health programs

  • Workplace mental health programs


Discover mental health, addiction and problem gambling services.

Grimsby Life Centre

A registered non-profit charity dedicated to helping those in Grimsby and the surrounding community regardless of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Niagara Region Public Health

  • Adult and youth mental health services

  • Tools and training to help you protect your mental health and well-being

  • Recovery stories

  • Client Advisory Committee

Pathstone Mental Health

  • Counselling and Therapy

  • Supervised Parenting Time

  • High Risk Services

  • Intensive Services

  • Workshops

  • Walk-in Clinics

  • Crisis Support

REACH Haldimond-Norfolk

Haldimand-Norfolk REACH is a multi-service agency, providing children’s mental health services, developmental services, Autism services, youth justice services, family services, a residential program for transitional-aged youth and several early learning and care services including EarlyON Child and Family Centres and Community Action Program for Children. REACH serves as the Lead Agency for Haldimand Norfolk Children’s Mental Health Services and the Student Nutrition Program in the Hamilton/Niagara Region. Through our Contact Division, the agency serves as the single point of access for children’s and developmental services.

West Lincoln Community Care

West Lincoln Community Care has partnered with a Mental Health Counsellor, offering free sessions to economically disadvantaged individuals.

 Substance and addiction support

211 Ontario

211 Ontario is a helpline that easily connects people to the social services, programs and community supports they need.

Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario

  • Substance use and addiction support and treatment

  • Gambling addiction support

  • Harm reduction

Community Addiction Services of Niagara

Cason provides comprehensive alcohol, drug and gambling/gaming/internet addiction treatment for individuals and their families.


Discover mental health, addiction and problem gambling services.

Drug Free Kids Canada

A support hub to help educate, engage and empower parents, guardians, families and trusted adults to speak with children about substance use.

Families for Addiction Recovery

Families for Addiction Recovery is a national charity founded by parents of children who have struggled with addiction from their teens. Their goal is long term recovery for those with addiction and their families.

  • Parent-to-parent support for families struggling with addiction.
  • A voice for families to influence government policy.
  • Educating community groups, health care providers and law enforcement about addiction, health laws and drug policies.

Mom's Stop the Harm (Support Network)

Moms Stop the Harm (MSTH) is a network of Canadian families impacted by substance-use-related harms and deaths.

Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (St. Joseph's Hospital)

The Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Clinic serves those with substance abuse issues, primarily addictions to opioids and alcohol.  The purpose of the clinic is to provide quick access to care for addiction issues, including assessments, counselling and prescriptions for medications that may help with lessening cravings and withdrawal symptoms. The RAAM Clinic will also help patients to navigate access to other addiction services in our community and provide support through transitions.

Young Adult Substance Use Program (St. Joseph's Hospital)

Mission to provide young adults with the support and skills to:

  1. Reduce the negative impacts of substance use on young adults’ lives. This can be abstinence, reductions in use, or using harm reduction strategies.
  2. Improve mental health and wellbeing by considering the whole-person.
  3. Increase engagement in substance-free activities and create a life that is pleasurable and aligned with their values and goals.

Two separate streams:

  1.  A Young Adult Stream (for people aged 17 – 25 seeking help)
  2. A Loved Ones Stream (for immediate, extended or chosen parents and family or close friends and partners)


Is this an emergency?

For physical and mental health emergencies, call 911 immediately.

For adults in mental health crisis, you can also call Crisis Outreach and Support Team at 1-866-550-5205.

For a child in mental health crisis, call Pathstone Mental Health at 1-800-263-4944.

For anyone needing confidential telephone crisis support or intervention, call Distress Centre Niagara at 905-563-6674.

Not sure who to call? Call AccessLine at 1-866-550-5205