Grand River Hospital

Site: Withdrawal Management Centre

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Organization Details
Areas Served Waterloo Region ; Will serve any part of the province
Description & Services
Description (Service) Residential: Close observation beds available while the individual actively withdraws from substances. Residential beds are available once the individual has completed the withdrawal and is medically stable. Length of stay is typically 7-10 from point of admission.  
2. Day withdrawal management: day services are delivered at the centre location using a 10-day, small group format. 
3. Outreach withdrawal management: qualified withdrawal management staff are available to provide consultation and outreach services to individuals and community agencies dealing with unique client needs.
Hours Varies depending on service required
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
People who are intoxicated or experiencing withdrawal symptoms; are medically and psychiatrically stable; can manage a group environment; and choose to be there voluntarily.
Application Individuals can self-refer by visiting or calling the centre. Referral agencies and individuals are encouraged to call ahead to ensure bed availability, and to prevent a potential wait for an intake interview. Those offering support to the person being referred are encouraged to accompany the individual during the intake interview. 
Bring: Any prescribed medication in their original dispensed bottles, other than narcotics; two changes of seasonally-appropriate clothing only, sleep wear (have a washer and dryer for client use); walking shoes; coat and boots as required; and toiletries (tooth brush, tooth paste, combs, shampoo, etc) but no alcohol-based produces (i.e. cologne, face astringents, mouth wash etc).
Languages English
Fees None - Most services covered by OHIP
Service Categories Detoxification
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-749-4318
After Hours Phone 519-749-4318
Address and Location Information
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
52 Glasgow St
Kitchener, ON N2G 2G7
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Intersection Park St. and Glasgow St.
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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