The County of Simcoe has provided $615,000 toward the new Chigamik Waypoint Community Health Hub being built on Lakeshore Drive in Midland.
“We don’t see that as a grant. We see it as an investment in our communities and an investment in our health care,” said Marshall. “I really do believe that if we don’t have proper health care, including mental health care, our communities suffer.”
The 40,000-square-foot joint mental health care centre will house Waypoint outpatient services and all of what Chigamik currently offers at its 845 King St. location. It will also include a youth wellness hub, which will offer walk-in access to a variety of mental health services for those aged 12 to 25.
“We are going to see and our patients and clients…