Call us anytime, day or night: 1-800-265-8300 or 519-824-2410

Resources and Links

Links

The Children’s Foundation
Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies
Child Welfare League of Canada
Today’s Parent

Child Abuse Reporting

Child Abuse Prevention
Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Community Information

COUNSELLING

Family Counselling and Support Services
U of Guelph Counselling 519-824-4120 x53244
Canadian Mental Health Association
Homewood Health Centre 519-824-1010

 

SCHOOLS

Upper Grand District School Board 519-822-4420
Wellington Catholic District School Board
519-821-4600

GUELPH FAMILY AND PARENTING SUPPORT

Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition
Better Beginnings Better Futures 519-824-8498
Big Brothers/Big Sisters 519-824-5154
Child and Parent Place 519-822-4141
Child Care Services/Subsidy Wellington Cty
519-837-3620
City of Guelph 519-822-1260
County of Wellington 519-837-2600
Community Care Access 519-823-2550
Community Resource Centre Wellington
519-843-7000
Growing Great Kids 800-265-7293 x3616
Guelph Community Health Centre 519-821-6638
Guelph Humane Society (Guelph) 519-824-3091
Immigrant Services 519-836-2222
Office of Child & Family Advocacy 800-263-2841
Ontario Early Years Centre 519-821-6638 x382
Youth Justice Services 519-822-2775

ABUSE or DISTRESS

Assaulted Women’s Help Line 519-866-0511
Distress Centre Distress Line 519-821-3760,
888-821-3760
Crisis Line 519-821-0140, 877-822-0140
Emergency Shelter 519-767-6594, 888-821-3760
Youth Support Line 519-821-5469, 888-821-3760
Kids Help Phone 800-668-6868
Sexual Assault Centre (Guelph General Hospital)
519-836-5710
Sexual Assault Centre (Women in Crisis)
519-823-5806
Victim Services Wellington 519-824-1212 x304
Waterloo Family and Children Services
519-576-0540

PREGNANCY SUPPORT

Beginnings Pregnancy Centre 519-763-7980
TAPPS (Teenage Parents Program)
519-821-3900

MENTAL HEALTH and ADDICTIONS SUPPORT

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
1-800-463-6273
Homewood Addiction Services 519-824-1010

FOOD, HOUSING, FINANCIAL and EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT

Centre Wellington Food Bank 519-787-1401
Guelph Food Bank 519-767-1380
Children’s Foundation 519-826-9551
Credit Debt Counselling 519-824-2431
Drop in Centre Employment Resource Centre
519-837-2670
Food Access Guide
Second Chance Employment 519-823-2440
Wyndham House (men) 519-763-8040,
(women) 519-763-8660

These brochures explain more about F&CS and the role we play in the community.

About F&CS
Working with F&CS #1 – Keeping Kids Safe
Working with F&CS #2 – Feedback and Complaints
Working with F&CS #3 – Child Welfare and Court
Working with F&CS #4 – Volunteering
Working with F&CS #5 – Foster Families
Working with F&CS #6 – Guidelines for Supervising
Children Working with F&CS #7 – Family Support Program
Working with F&CS #8 – Signs of Safety