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Community Housing Access Centre (CHAC)

519-575-4833

Provides information and applications for social housing assistance throughout Waterloo Region.

www.regionofwaterloo.ca/housing

Community Living Cambridge

519-623-7490       

Serves individuals in the Cambridge community with a developmental disability.

www.communitylivingcambridge.ca

Food Bank of Waterloo Region

519-743-5576

Distributes emergency food throughout Waterloo Region.

www.thefoodbank.ca

John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington

519-743-6071

The primary focus is the prevention of crime through service, community education, advocacy and reform. It relies on a community approach to realize its goal: working with adult and youth offenders, families of offenders, community groups and government agencies.

www.waterloo.johnhoward.on.ca

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

1-800-891-0506

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (“OPGT”) delivers a unique and diverse range of services that safeguard the legal, personal and financial interests of certain private individuals and estates.

www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca

Ontario Works

519-883-2100

Provides financial assistance to individuals and families with low income.

www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/servicesForYou/FinancialAssistance.asp

Victim Services of Waterloo Region

519-585-2363

Provides support and referral options to victims of crime and/or traumatic circumstances, also offers a 24 hour crisis support line.

www.vswr.ca

Family Violence

Family and Children’s Services (FACS)

Offers assistance and information on child welfare, family support and fostering programs.

www.facswaterloo.org

Kitchener Office 519-576-0540

Cambridge Office 519-623-6970Ho

House of Friendship Men's Hostel

519-742-8327

24 hour shelter for me 16 years and older.

www.houseoffriendship.org

Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region

519-741-8633

24 hour confidential crisis line for women, men and trans people who have experienced sexual violence as a child or adult. Other services include counselling, support groups, advocacy, information and referrals.

www.sascwr.org

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre

519-749-6994

St Mary’s General Hospital provides treatment for victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence.

Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region

24 hour confidential crisis lines, 24 hour shelters for abused women, with or without women.

www.wcswr.org

Anselma House (Kitchener) 519-742-5894

Haven House (Cambridge) 519-653-2422

Pregnancy Planning

BirthRight

519-579-3990

Provides support and referrals for pregnant women.

www.birthright.org

KW Pregnancy Resource Centre 

519-886-4001

Offers free pregnancy tests, support and referrals for pregnant women, prenatal and parenting classes.

www.pregnancycentre.ca

Planned Parenthood Waterloo Region

519-743-9360

Provides information about sexuality, birth control, and pregnancy.

www.ppwr.on.ca

Developmental Resource Centre Waterloo RegionSunbeam Centre