ADAPT Halton

Site: Oakville - Head Office

Service: Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Services

Record #: OAK0446
Last Full Update: 05 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Information and intake 905-847-6547 ext 0 (collect calls accepted)
Toll Free Phone 1-877-517-2237
Fax 905-847-8959
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Volunteer Coordinator Justyna Bialas, Human Resources/Volunteer and Student Placement Coordinator; Phone: 905-847-6548 ext 232; Email:

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A non-profit, community-based, outpatient addiction, assessment and treatment agency offering drug addiction treatment, alcohol addiction treatment, gambling addiction treatment and specialized services for opiate users, those seeking community withdrawal management services, and for behavioral addictions (internet, shopping, etc.).

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1975
Primary Executive Glen Ricketts, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-467-2430; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; Ministry of the Solicitor General; Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Elections AGM September

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Assessment, Treatment and Referral Services

  • provides counselling and support to adults 25 years and older who are concerned with their substance use
  • counselling services and group support is also available to significant others and family members affected by the behavior of a loved one
  • counsellors provide access to clinical support services with minimal wait times
  • to book an appointment please contact main intake line at 905-639-6537 ext 0

Service/Treatment offered:

  • Screening/Intake & Assessment
  • Global Assessment of Individual Needs (GAIN Q3, often needed to access residential services)
  • Individual Counselling
  • Group Counselling
  • Internal/External referrals
  • Referral to inpatient residential treatment and other appropriate services (detox etc.)
  • Educational workshops and support for significant others, family members and friends concerned with a loved one’s substance use 

Family & Friends Programs

  • gain the support and knowledge you seek by attending one of ADAPT's comprehensive workshops – individually designed with information specific to your concerns
  • if additional support is required after attending one of the workshops, individual counselling services can be arranged
  • the person you are concerned about does not need to be a client of ADAPT in order for you to access services
  • all groups/workshops are free and completely confidential 

Opioid Outreach & Treatment Services

  • brings together a team of dedicated clinicians offering a wide range of services across Mississauga-Halton to those who are using opioids, and to their families/significant others
  • individual counselling and support
  • clinical nursing assessment and care
  • peer support
  • help to access additional treatment and support services
  • education and support to cope with chronic pain
  • support with stress and mental health issues
  • information about Methadone and Suboxone treatment
  • education and support for family members and friends concerned about a loved one’s opioid use
  • help with related issues such as: housing, finances/income, legal issues, work & school
  • mobile outreach team can arrange to meet you in a safe location of your choice, or at ADAPT offices
  • call the main intake line to book an appointment 

Addictions Supportive Housing (ASH)

  • program holds 14 subsidies in the Mississauga/Halton health region, and 17 in the Burlington health region
  • a partnership between ADAPT, Summit Housing & Outreach Programs, and Support House
  • program provides support and services to clients in recovery who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or inadequately housed
  • each participant receives a full package of clinical/support services, as well as a housing subsidy
  • housing subsidy is active for a period of 12-18 months, and is based on need
  • provides intensive outreach services, with case managers who support clients in their recovery and the move to successful, independent living
  • clients must be stable enough in their recovery and their mental health status, within the program’s time- frame, to be considered for independent living
  • each client receives individual support, as well as participating in 15 life skills courses that assist in their growth and attaining independence

For a full list of ADAPT services, see here


Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region ; Mississauga - portions of
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
Youth, adults, seniors and family members of affected individuals
  • self, family or OneLink referral
  • to arrange an assessment appointment, or for more information, contact the Intake Coordinator at 905-847-6548 ext 0
  • all Problem Gambling Day Treatment inquiries can be directed to Ashley Davidson, Program Manager at 905-691-0231 or toll free at: 1-866-783-7073 or by email at
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location On the bus route, directly across from the Oakville GO station
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
165 Cross Ave, Suite 203
Oakville, ON L6J 0A9
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Cross Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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