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Transitional Beds Program


The Transitional Beds Program is for high-risk patients after hospitalization and offers; 10-bed medical discharge program for adults of all genders, short-term care to support medical stabilization and recovery from acute illness or a medical condition, help facilitating timely hospital discharges, improved patient outcomes, including the potential for decreased re-admission to hospital and the emergency department, service to patients who, upon discharge from hospital, will be homeless, precariously housed, or facing a variety of circumstances that will significantly limit their access to health and community services.

Contact Information

135 Mary Street, Hamilton ON L8N 3R1

905-572-6824

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The Good Shepherd Centre
135 Mary Street
Hamilton  ON
Phone: 905.572.6824
Fax: 905.741.0527

The Transitional Beds Program is for high-risk patients after hospitalization.

Services provided:

  • 10-bed medical discharge program for adults of all genders
  • Short-term care for medical stabilization and recovery from acute illness or a medical condition
  • Improved patient outcomes
  • Help with timely hospital discharge
  • Service to patients who, upon hospital discharge, will be homeless, precariously housed, or facing circumstances that limit access to health and community services
  • Service to patients who have complex health issues, mental health diagnoses and/or substance abuse challenges that require an enhanced level of medical and community support
  • Support for medical requirements following hospital discharge, and in-house and community support to ensure health outcomes
  • Access to the program team, which includes case management and peer workers, who provide advocacy, referral, counselling and housing assistance

If you have any questions please call 905.572.6824

Downloadable Referral Forms

Physician to Physician – TBP-Physician-to-Physician-form-1.pdf

Referral Form – Transitional-20Beds-20Program-20Referral-20Form-2.pdf

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Incident Report - Transitional Beds Program

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