The Law and Mental Health Women's Secure Unit (LWSU) is a six-bed unit located at the Queen Street site. The unit serves exclusively
female individuals who have been found Not Criminally Responsible for a criminal offence due to a mental illness and have
been ordered to the unit by the Ontario Review Board.
The unit provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitation from a secure setting with the goal of rehabilitation and, when
appropriate, reintegration into the community with due regard for public safety.
Care and service delivery functions are carried out within a multidisciplinary team model and provides a variety of programs
to met treatment and rehabilitation needs. Where appropriate, families and/or significant others should be involved in the
formulation of the rehabilitation plan and treatment goals.
Referral Required: All admissions to the Women's Secure Unit are coordinated by the Liaison Office, (416) 535-8501, ext. 32419
Contact: Melody Upshaw, Manager, (416) 535-8501, ext. 31112; firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Queen Street site, Unit 3, 1st floor