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Community Supports

CRISIS SUPPORTS

Here 24/7 at 1 (844) 437-3247 or www.here247.ca

Kids Help Phone at 1 (800) 668-6868

Front Door (519) 749-2932, http://www.frontdoormentalhealth.ca

Is your family struggling with conflict or parenting challenges? If so, the walk-in counselling program at Front Door can help.

Walk In Counselling

Tuesday: 12pm – 6:30pm at 35 Dickson St., Cambridge (Lutherwood)

Wednesday: 12pm – 6:30pm at 1770 King Street E., Kitchener (Front Door)

Thursday: 9am – 3:30pm at 1145 Concession Rd., Cambridge (Langs)

Saturday: 9am-3:30pm at Front Door, 1770 King Street E., Kitchener (Front Door)

* Free/No appointment necessary – for families with children up to 18/ students 17 years and under

 

Township Services*

Monday: North Dumfries Community Health Centre – Langs, 2958 Greenfield Rd, Ayr

Tuesday: Wellesley Township Community Health Centre, 1180 Queens Bush Rd, Wellesley

Thursday: Interfaith Community Counselling Centre, 23B Church St., New Hamburg

Thursday: Woolwich Counselling Centre, 65 Memorial Ave, Elmira

* Township residents may schedule an appointment by calling Front Door at 519-749-2932.

Counselling

Looking for ongoing counselling? Call the Family Counselling Centre of Cambridge and North Dumfries (FCCCND) at (519) 621-5090. They also have a walk-in counselling clinic Thursdays from 1-7:30 pm. They are located at 18 Walnut Street in Galt. FCCCND offers a sliding scale for fee payment, can work with some EAP programs, OW and ODSP benefits.

Substance Use

Are you concerned about your teen’s substance use but aren’t sure how to share your concerns or what to do to help? Call St. Mary’s Counselling for information on their parent group (519) 745-2585 ext. 232. You can also contact the Youth 180 program at Ray of Hope (519) 743-2311. http://youthaddictions.ca

Community Outreach Program – other supports

The Community Outreach Program helps families link with community resources such as: recreation/summer camps – fees and subsidies, food supports, clothing supports, child care and other family needs. Contact the Community Outreach Worker closest to you at (519) 742-8327

Cambridge Family Early Years Centre: Tammy ext. 254

Cambridge Self Help Food Bank: Sam ext. 250

Fiddlesticks and Greenway Chaplin Community Centre: Patti ext. 252

Preston Central and Langs Farm: Crystal ext. 256

Preston Heights Community Group: Abby ext. 255

Hespeler/Shamrock: Suzy ext. 253

Hespeler/GROW: Crystal ext. 256

 

Grief/Loss

Hospice Waterloo Region provides support to teens and children who have experienced the death of a loved one. Call Irena at (519) 743-4114; http://www.hospicewaterloo.ca.

The Coping Centre offers a peaceful place for support, understanding, compassion and encouragement in the uniqueness of one’s grief journey. (519) 650-0852; http://www.copingcentre.com.

Help and Support

Crisis Support Phone Numbers

Websites

Counselling

Walk In Counselling – Front Door (519) 749-2932, http://www.frontdoormentalhealth.ca

Tuesday: 12pm – 6:30pm at 35 Dickson St., Cambridge (Lutherwood)

Wednesday: 12pm – 6:30pm at 1770 King Street E., Kitchener (Front Door)

Thursday: 9am – 3:30pm at 1145 Concession Rd., Cambridge (Langs)

Saturday: 9am-3:30pm at Front Door, 1770 King Street E., Kitchener (Front Door)

* Free/No appointment necessary – for families with children up to 18/ students 17 years and under

Looking for ongoing counselling – call the Family Counselling Centre of Cambridge and North Dumfries (FCCCND) at (519) 621-5090. They also have a walk-in counselling clinic on Thursday’s from 1-7:30 pm. They are located at 18 Walnut Street in Galt. FCCCND offers a sliding scale for fee payment, can work with some EAP programs, OW and ODSP benefits.

Drug Use

Are you wondering about your own or a friends drug or alcohol use but aren’t sure how to share your concerns or what to do to help? Contact the Ray of Hope (519) 743-2311, http://youthaddictions.ca

If you are in crisis CALL 911 or go to your local hospital.

If you are concerned about your own or someone else’s thoughts of suicide, call 1 (844) 437-3247 and please tell an adult for additional support. As always, you may contact your Guidance Counsellor or an administrator for help.