Community Resources & Support Services

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Our Community Resource section includes links to various individuals, groups, services and organizations to help connect our community with a wide range of resources.

If you are in Centre Wellington and surrounding area, offer a free or fee based offering, and would like to list it here, please fill out the form below, and we will add it to our Connect CW platform.

Submit an Offering Form

Stay safe, and connected.

Mental Health Support

Support Services

  • 211 Ontario - Find programs and services in our community, by calling, emailing or by live chat.
  • Ontario Government COVID webpage - provides essential information and resources in various languages
  • Ontario Community Support Association - is launching a new Ontario Community Support Program to expand existing Meals on Wheels services to reach low-income seniors and people with disabilities and chronic medial conditions across Ontario.
  • For Ontarians interested in public addictions services and mental health services for those over 18, they can contact ConnexOntario, Ontario's mental health, addictions and problem gambling help line at 1-866-531-2600.
  • Children and youth under 18 can locate mental health services through the Ontario.ca and Kids Help Phone websites, or contact Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868) for 24/7 support, if they need someone to talk to.
  • Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis - Confidential 24H Crisis Line 519-836-5701 or 1-800-265-7233 Providing immediate crisis supports, safety planning, access to emergency housing and advocacy, connections to Family Court Support and individual counseling for individuals experiencing gender-based violence or dealing with the impacts of various forms of abuse.
  • Centre Wellington Food Bank
  • The Grand Radio 101.1 has compiled a list of resources to help the community. Listen live to learn more about what is going on in our community and stay informed
  • Good2Talk is a free, confidential mental health support service providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to postsecondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.
  • To access BounceBack and their guided self-help program using workbooks with phone coaching support, click here.
  • Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington
  • Hospice Wellington offers grief & bereavement support, palliative & caregiver programs, virtual fundraising, integrated wellness programs, art therapy support and many other education a support resources
  • Shelter Safe - An online resource to help women seeking safety from violence and abuse.
  • If you need support about the changes and/or stress of being a care partner, the Ontario Caregiver Helpline continues to provide 24/7 support to care partners, including connection and referrals to information, supports and services.
  • TeleHealth Ontario 1-866-797-000 provides fast, free medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • The People and Information Network (PIN) is a free resource for the community to access human essential services in Guelph and Wellington County. Visit PINnetwork.ca for access to more than 1300 information records under the 'Community Information' tab.
  • Resiliency during the COVID-19 Outbreak - CMHAWW
  • Seniors Safety Line – 1-866-299-1011 – provides contact and referral information for local agencies across the province that can assist in cases of elder abuse. Trained counsellors also provide safety planning and supportive counseling for older adults who are being abused or at-risk of abuse. Family members and service providers can also call for information about community services 24/7.
  • Recreational Respite, National is running virtual group programs for FREE from April 20-30, 2020 for children, youth, teens and young adults with disabilities and/or mental health. You can choose 3 of 14 unique programs to explore. Each program includes goals and experiential outcomes. We have been running quite a few up until now, with great success and they are super FUN! Check out the program calendar and learn more about virtual services.
  • Alzheimer Society of Waterloo - view the new Spring/Summer Guide to register for virtual programs or learn more about their services.
  • March of Dimes - supports our community needs in new and innovative ways through this challenging time of the COVID-19 pandemic. After Stroke has a number of virtual (online) sessions, workshops and programs, so you can maintain your connection with the community from the comfort and safety of your home.
  • Meals on Wheels (Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, VON - Mount Forest)
  • Heart to Home Frozen meals
  • Delicious Direct Ready-to-eat meals
  • Need one-on-one tech support? Cyber-Seniors is providing FREE access to its tech training resources and mentoring for seniors during this pandemic Cyber-Seniors Notice to Seniors
  • Magic 106 has put together a list of free things to do on their website.
  • Jane Gage, Registered Kinesiologist helps support young and old with chronic disease and/or disability. Jane provides in-home/remote exercise and movement therapy. She works specifically with children and youth with developmental disabilities and adults 55+ living with chronic illness, such as COPD, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and neurological conditions such as Stroke, Parkinson’s, MS and ABI. Visit www.engagelivenability.ca for more information.

Volunteering during COVID-19

If you choose to volunteer, formally or informally, we want you to be safe. Learn about Volunteering During COVID19

  • The People and Information Network
  • Meals on Wheels Volunteers- Centre Wellington/ North Wellington
  • Family Counselling and Support Services - Distress Line Volunteers needed
  • If you are an individual interested in volunteering or an organization in need of volunteers, visit SPARK Ontario to get connected and start helping those impacted by COVID-19. SPARK Ontario is an online platform that connects not-for-profit organizations with potential volunteers. SPARK Ontario supports volunteer recruitment and retention by gathering volunteer opportunities from across the province, as well as other resources into a single, accessible website that encourages Ontarians to volunteer and support their communities.
  • Cyber Seniors is looking for young people to mentor seniors virtually (and they also will take tech-savvy seniors who want to volunteer).
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Centre Wellington is always looking for mentors.

    Some of the links, activities, programs and classes found on Connect CW are not controlled by the Township of Centre Wellington. Fees may apply to third party sites and are subject to their own rules and regulations. The Township does its best to ensure third party content on this site is accurate, safe and appropriate. Please use your own discretion while visiting third party sites. If you wish to report inappropriate content or broken links please contact abenham@centrewellington.ca


Our Community Resource section includes links to various individuals, groups, services and organizations to help connect our community with a wide range of resources.

If you are in Centre Wellington and surrounding area, offer a free or fee based offering, and would like to list it here, please fill out the form below, and we will add it to our Connect CW platform.

Submit an Offering Form

Stay safe, and connected.

Mental Health Support

Support Services

  • 211 Ontario - Find programs and services in our community, by calling, emailing or by live chat.
  • Ontario Government COVID webpage - provides essential information and resources in various languages
  • Ontario Community Support Association - is launching a new Ontario Community Support Program to expand existing Meals on Wheels services to reach low-income seniors and people with disabilities and chronic medial conditions across Ontario.
  • For Ontarians interested in public addictions services and mental health services for those over 18, they can contact ConnexOntario, Ontario's mental health, addictions and problem gambling help line at 1-866-531-2600.
  • Children and youth under 18 can locate mental health services through the Ontario.ca and Kids Help Phone websites, or contact Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868) for 24/7 support, if they need someone to talk to.
  • Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis - Confidential 24H Crisis Line 519-836-5701 or 1-800-265-7233 Providing immediate crisis supports, safety planning, access to emergency housing and advocacy, connections to Family Court Support and individual counseling for individuals experiencing gender-based violence or dealing with the impacts of various forms of abuse.
  • Centre Wellington Food Bank
  • The Grand Radio 101.1 has compiled a list of resources to help the community. Listen live to learn more about what is going on in our community and stay informed
  • Good2Talk is a free, confidential mental health support service providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to postsecondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.
  • To access BounceBack and their guided self-help program using workbooks with phone coaching support, click here.
  • Community Resource Centre of North and Centre Wellington
  • Hospice Wellington offers grief & bereavement support, palliative & caregiver programs, virtual fundraising, integrated wellness programs, art therapy support and many other education a support resources
  • Shelter Safe - An online resource to help women seeking safety from violence and abuse.
  • If you need support about the changes and/or stress of being a care partner, the Ontario Caregiver Helpline continues to provide 24/7 support to care partners, including connection and referrals to information, supports and services.
  • TeleHealth Ontario 1-866-797-000 provides fast, free medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • The People and Information Network (PIN) is a free resource for the community to access human essential services in Guelph and Wellington County. Visit PINnetwork.ca for access to more than 1300 information records under the 'Community Information' tab.
  • Resiliency during the COVID-19 Outbreak - CMHAWW
  • Seniors Safety Line – 1-866-299-1011 – provides contact and referral information for local agencies across the province that can assist in cases of elder abuse. Trained counsellors also provide safety planning and supportive counseling for older adults who are being abused or at-risk of abuse. Family members and service providers can also call for information about community services 24/7.
  • Recreational Respite, National is running virtual group programs for FREE from April 20-30, 2020 for children, youth, teens and young adults with disabilities and/or mental health. You can choose 3 of 14 unique programs to explore. Each program includes goals and experiential outcomes. We have been running quite a few up until now, with great success and they are super FUN! Check out the program calendar and learn more about virtual services.
  • Alzheimer Society of Waterloo - view the new Spring/Summer Guide to register for virtual programs or learn more about their services.
  • March of Dimes - supports our community needs in new and innovative ways through this challenging time of the COVID-19 pandemic. After Stroke has a number of virtual (online) sessions, workshops and programs, so you can maintain your connection with the community from the comfort and safety of your home.
  • Meals on Wheels (Victorian Order of Nurses, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, VON - Mount Forest)
  • Heart to Home Frozen meals
  • Delicious Direct Ready-to-eat meals
  • Need one-on-one tech support? Cyber-Seniors is providing FREE access to its tech training resources and mentoring for seniors during this pandemic Cyber-Seniors Notice to Seniors
  • Magic 106 has put together a list of free things to do on their website.
  • Jane Gage, Registered Kinesiologist helps support young and old with chronic disease and/or disability. Jane provides in-home/remote exercise and movement therapy. She works specifically with children and youth with developmental disabilities and adults 55+ living with chronic illness, such as COPD, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and neurological conditions such as Stroke, Parkinson’s, MS and ABI. Visit www.engagelivenability.ca for more information.

Volunteering during COVID-19

If you choose to volunteer, formally or informally, we want you to be safe. Learn about Volunteering During COVID19

  • The People and Information Network
  • Meals on Wheels Volunteers- Centre Wellington/ North Wellington
  • Family Counselling and Support Services - Distress Line Volunteers needed
  • If you are an individual interested in volunteering or an organization in need of volunteers, visit SPARK Ontario to get connected and start helping those impacted by COVID-19. SPARK Ontario is an online platform that connects not-for-profit organizations with potential volunteers. SPARK Ontario supports volunteer recruitment and retention by gathering volunteer opportunities from across the province, as well as other resources into a single, accessible website that encourages Ontarians to volunteer and support their communities.
  • Cyber Seniors is looking for young people to mentor seniors virtually (and they also will take tech-savvy seniors who want to volunteer).
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Centre Wellington is always looking for mentors.

    Some of the links, activities, programs and classes found on Connect CW are not controlled by the Township of Centre Wellington. Fees may apply to third party sites and are subject to their own rules and regulations. The Township does its best to ensure third party content on this site is accurate, safe and appropriate. Please use your own discretion while visiting third party sites. If you wish to report inappropriate content or broken links please contact abenham@centrewellington.ca