Five of AOHT's partners are involved in operating and sustaining the Community Wellness Bus.
The Community Wellness Bus offers various different services to help provide easier access to health and social services, improve health outcomes, and reduce gaps in mental health and addictions care.
To date, the Community Wellness Bus has seen over 11,800 client interactions since its launch in April 2021. The Community Wellness Bus serves approximately 650 clients each month.
Welcome to the Community Wellness Bus!
The Community Wellness Bus (CWB) is all about meeting people where they are.
Any and all are welcome to visit the CWB! The bus will be available at several different locations throughout the week on a regular schedule. The CWB isn’t meant to replace existing services, but instead to fill gaps, make connections, and provide resources!
Please note that supplies vary from day to day based on availability and how many people visit the bus.
Harm reduction supplies
First aid treatment
Light snacks and refreshments
“As many of the clients we serve struggle accessing virtual services, it was determined that a consistent, in-person mobile outreach solution would need to be implemented if we were going to continue this important work in the community.”
Cami Coutu, CWB Co-Lead and Program Supervisor at Canadian Mental Health Association Algoma (CMHA Algoma).