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If you are in need of assistance or looking to connect with a local community agency, we hope the resources below will be helpful. 

211 Ontario

This is a free service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just dial 2-1-1 on your phone or visit their website at 
http://www.211ontario.ca. 211 is an amazing service with trained people who can connect you quickly with services throughout your area. When in doubt, give them a call.

Information Cambridge and North Dumfries

Visit 
http://informationcnd.cioc.ca for a searchable database of community programs and services in Cambridge and North Dumfries.

A Shortlist of Local Community Services

(We'd like to thank Family Counselling Centre of Cambridge and North Dumfries, www.fcccnd.com, for kindly providing this list.)

If you'd like to download a copy of this list, please click on the PDF icon below.


Immediate Services

Emergency
911

Crisis services of Waterloo Region - Crisis intervention 24/7
519-744-1813

Toll free 1-866-366-4566
www.cmhagrb.on.ca

Cambridge Mental Health Association - Distress Line (supportive listening)
519-745-1166

www.cmhagrb.on.ca


Cambridge Mental Health Association – Youth Line (18 and younger)
519-745-9909
www.cmhagrb.on.ca

EARS Line for Male Survivors
1-800-553-3277
www.cmhagrb.on.ca/casam/home.html

Waterloo Region Police service – Victims Services unit
519-743-7243

www.wrps.on.ca


Waterloo Region Police Service
519-653-7700
www.wrps.on.ca


Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region – 24 hour crisisfor anyone dealing with distress around sexual abuse issues (historical and / or recent)
519-741-8633
www.sascwr.org

Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Treatment Centre of Waterloo Region – for anyone dealing with a domestic abuse and / or sexual assault
Use St. Mary’s Hospital and Cambridge Memorial Hospital Emergency room
519-749-6994

www.keepingsafe.ca


Cambridge Self Help Food Bank
519-622-6550

www.cambridgefoodbank.on.ca


Ontario 211 – information and referral service
211
http://www.211ontario.ca

Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868

www.kidshelpphone.ca


Post-secondary student helpline Good2Talk
1-866-925-5454
www.good2talk.ca

Lesbian/Gay Bi Trans Youth Line
1-800-268-9688
http://www.youthline.ca/index.php

Drug and Alcohol Helpline
1-800-565-8603

Cambridge Memorial Hospital
519-742-3611
www.cmh.org

St Mary’s Hospital
519-744-3311
www.smgh.ca

Grand River Hospital
519-742-3611
www.grhosp.on.ca

Family and Children’s Services
519-576-0540
http://www.facswaterloo.org

The Trinity Community Table
Free Meal every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30
519-621-8860
http://www.trinityanglican.on.ca

Mental Health and Counselling Services 

Canadian Center for Mental Health– Mobile crisis team walk in
519-740-7782 – Cambridge
519-744-7645 - Kitchener
www.cmhagrb.on.ca

Hazel Glen Outreach Mental Health Services
519-624-5716 or 519-749-4240
www.grhosp.on.ca/Outpatientcommunityprograms

Lutherwood
519- 623-9380
www.lutherwood.ca

Mosiac Counselling
www.mosaiconline.ca
519-743-6333

Self Help Alliance – self help – peer support - recovery
519-623-6024 - Cambridge
519-570-4595 – Kitchener
www.self-help-alliance.ca 

Drug and Alcohol Addiction Support

St. Mary’s Counselling Service - addiction counselling
519-745-2585
www.smgh.ca

Simcoe House
519-624-9305
www.cambridgesheltercorp.ca/?page_id=73 

Self Help Alliance – self help – peer support - recovery
519-623-6024 - Cambridge
519-570-4595 – Kitchener
www.self-help-alliance.ca 

Grief and Bereavement Support

The Coping Center
519-650-0852
http://www.copingcentre.com

Employment Counselling and Support

John Howard Society
519-633-0815
www.waterloo.johnhoward.on.ca

Lutherwood
519- 623-9380
www.lutherwood.ca

Services for Those with Special Needs

Autism Services of Waterloo Region
519-886-9992
www.aswr.ca

Community Living
519-623-7490

www.communitylivingcambridge.ca

Ontario Disability Support Program
519-623-1230
http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp


Kids Ability

1888-372-2259
http://www.kidsability.ca

Multicultural Services

Multicultural Centre
519-745-2531

www.kwmc.on.ca

YMCA Immigrant Services
519-621-1621
www.ymcaimmigrantservices.ca

Government Services

Regional Public Health Department
519-621-6110
www.chd.region.waterloo.on.ca

Regional Social Services
519-740-5740
www.socialservices.regionofwaterloo.ca

Waterloo Region Police
519-653-7700
www.wrps.on.ca

Need Legal Advice?

Legal Aid Ontario
519-743-4306 or 1-800-668-8258
www.legalaid.on.ca

Community Justice Initiative
519-744-6549
www.cjiwr.com

Child Witness Centre
519-744-0904
www.childwitness.com

Probation and Parole
519-740-5966
www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca

Victim/Witness Assistance Program – Waterloo Region
519-741-3351 – Kitchener
519-740-5991 - Cambridge

Community Legal Services
519-743-0254
www.wrcls.ca

Need a Place to Stay?

The Bridges, Ages 16+
519-624-9305
www.cambridgesheltercorp.ca


Argus Residence for young people, Ages 16-24
519- 623-7991 (men)
519-650-0452 (women)
www.argusresidence.com

House of Friendship
519-742-8327
www.houseoffriendship.org

Anselma/Haven House Women’s shelter
519-653-2422 or 1-800-410-4482
www.wcswr.org

Cambridge Self-Help Foodbank – Housing Outreach
519-622-6550 ext. 100
http://www.cambridgefoodbank.on.ca