Information on how to apply to the Oaks Centre, with information about the Withdrawal Management Services, Tapering Program and the programs of the Camillus Centre.


Screening for services is available 24 hours per day, 365 days per year at (705) 848-2129 Ext # 304.  Withdrawal Management Staff will gather all required information and determine detox bed availability.  Potential residents are screened for physical and psychological health adequate for participation in the program.  Clients must be ambulatory and capable of caring for their own personal needs.  Clients are to bring all prescribed medications in their name, with the proper label on the container from their pharmacy.


Tapering booking clerk is only available for screening and intake on THURSDAYS and can be reached at (705) 848-2129 Ext # 301.  Tapering office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care mandates a standardized process of application for all drug and alcohol treatment agencies across the province of Ontario.  Our 3 Step Process involves : 

  1. Completion of Standardized GAIN Q3-MI ON
  2. Initial Contact and Screening
  3. Intake Assessment.

All clients seeking treatment must have a standardized assessment completed.  The completed assessment summary is sent to Camillus Centre and the Intake Reception completes a short telephone screening and schedules a telephone appointment to speak with the Intake Worker.  The intake worker obtains more detailed information about the client and provided there are no concerns, the Intake Worker will offer clients the earliest available treatment date.

The Drug and Alcohol Helpline www.drugandalcoholhelpline.ca or 1-800-565-8603 provides free information about drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario and locations where to have assessments completed.

The Camillus Centre Intake Secretary can be contacted at (705) 848-2129 Ext # 312 from Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.