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Addictions, Mental Health & Crisis Services Waterloo - Wellington

1 844 437 3247


TTY: 1-877-688-5501

If you or someone you know:

  • Doesn’t know where or how to get help
  • Feels hopeless
  • Withdraws from friends and family
  • Threatens to or talks about hurting or killing themselves or others
  • Increases alcohol or drug use
  • Engages in reckless behaviours
  • Is in need of support for addictions or mental health
  • Feels rage or uncontrolled anger
  • Sees no reason for living
  • Feels trapped, like there is no way out
  • Has dramatic mood changes
  • Feels anxious, agitated or unable to sleep

Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region

24 Hour Support Line 


  • support line is a resource for anyone who has experienced sexual violence as a child or adult, and their friends and families. We provide emotional support and intervention, options, information, referrals, as well as advocacy and accompaniments. Phone support is available in more than 200 languages through an interpreter service.
  • Survivors of sexual violence have the right to control their own bodies and their own path to healing.

Woman's Shelter

Woman abuse is the intentional and systematic use of tactics to establish and maintain power and control over the thoughts, beliefs, and conduct of a woman by creating fear and/or dependency.

Cambridge Shelter

26 Simcoe St, Cambridge · 519-624-9305

Haven House

562 Concession Rd, Cambridge · 519-653-2289

Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region

10 Acorn Way, Cambridge · 519-653-2289

Cambridge Shelter Corp

431 Saginaw Pky, Cambridge · 519-267-0058

Women's Crisis Services

200-151 Frederick St, Kitchener · 519-653-2289

EARS for Male Victims of Sexual Assault

800.656.HOPE (4673)

Men and boys who have been sexually assaulted may experience the same effects of sexual assault as other survivors, and they may face other challenges that are more unique to their experience. Men who were sexually abused as boys or teens may respond differently than men who were sexually assaulted as an adult.

If something happened to you, know that you are not alone. The following list includes some of the common experiences shared by men and boys who have survived sexual assault. It is not a complete list, but it may help you to know that other people are having similar experiences:

  • Anxiety, depression, fearfulness, or post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Avoiding people or places that are related to the assault or abuse
  • Concerns or questions about sexual orientation
  • Fear of the worst happening and having a sense of a shortened future
  • Feel like "less of a man" or that you no longer have control over your own body
  • Feeling on-edge, being unable to relax, and having difficulty sleeping
  • Sense of blame or shame over not being able to stop the assault or abuse, especially if you experienced an erection or ejaculation
  • Withdrawal from relationships or friendships and an increased sense of isolation

Family And Children Services of The Waterloo Region

Please call immediately if you need help or are concerned about a child.

PHONE: (519) 576-0540

As one of 47 Children’s Aid Societies in Ontario, Family & Children's Services of the Waterloo Region responds and works together with families, their supports and our communities to prevent harm to children and to protect and care for children who have been abused or neglected.

Waterloo Region is a diverse community and we believe that every individual is a person to be valued. We strive to provide our services in an inclusive and sensitive manner regardless of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, disability, or record of offence.

Providing service that respects a child and family's diversity, enhances parenting and improves well-being is very important to us.

Canadian Mental Health - Waterloo Wellington

Mental health is not only the avoidance of serious mental illness. Your mental health is affected by numerous factors from your daily life, including the stress of balancing work with your health and relationships. In this section you will find resources to help you stay mentally fit and healthy.

A great Resource Website with downloads of information related to many Mental Health Issues some of which include: anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, anger, mental health, grief and much more.