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Adult Services

Community Housing Access Centre (CHAC)


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

Community Living Cambridge


Serves individuals in the Cambridge community with a developmental disability.

Food Bank of Waterloo Region


Distributes emergency food throughout Waterloo Region.

John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington


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.

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee


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.

Ontario Works


Provides financial assistance to individuals and families with low income.

Victim Services of Waterloo Region


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

Family Violence

Family and Children’s Services (FACS)

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

Kitchener Office 519-576-0540

Cambridge Office 519-623-6970Ho

House of Friendship Men's Hostel


24 hour shelter for me 16 years and older.

Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region


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.

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre


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.

Anselma House (Kitchener) 519-742-5894

Haven House (Cambridge) 519-653-2422

Pregnancy Planning



Provides support and referrals for pregnant women.

KW Pregnancy Resource Centre 


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

Planned Parenthood Waterloo Region


Provides information about sexuality, birth control, and pregnancy.

Developmental Resource Centre Waterloo RegionSunbeam Centre