Temporary adjustment of services at Holmes House

January 31, 2022

Due to the widespread transmission of omicron in our community, several of our staff are off work isolating requiring Holmes House to temporarily adjust the tentative re-opening date of its withdrawal management services in Simcoe, Ontario from Monday, January 31 to Monday, February 7. 


While in-house supports are not available, alternative services are available below.


If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 1-866-487-2278 to reach our community’s Crisis Assessment and Support Team. If you would like information on other treatment and withdrawal management agencies, please contact ConnexOntario at 1-866-531-2600. If you would like information on Holmes House virtual group meetings or counseling services, please contact Jenn Pyne at 519-304-9645.


Holmes House will continue to provide its 21-day treatment program off-site as well as its counselling services. For information on our treatment program please contact Caroline Bancarz at 519-304-9652.


Norfolk General Hospital, the governing agency of Holmes House, understands this temporary adjustment of services may be concerning to our clients and families. If you have any questions about how this temporary change affects your withdrawal management services, please call Philip Kuva at 519-304-9653.