Resources

Provided are online resources where you can find information about the following topics.

HOME CARE

Home and Community Care – South West LHIN
http://healthcareathome.ca/southwest/en

One Care Home and Community Support Services
https://www.onecaresupport.ca/

Perth Huron Stratford VON
http://www.von.ca/en/site/perth

HOSPITALS

Alexandra Marine & General Hospital
https://www.amgh.ca/

Grand River Hospital – Kitchener
http://www.grhosp.on.ca/

Huron Perth Health Care Alliance
http://www.hpha.ca/

Listowel Wingham Hospital Alliance
http://www.lwha.ca/

London Health Sciences Centre
http://www.lhsc.on.ca/

St. Joseph’s Health Care London
https://www.sjhc.london.on.ca/

St. Mary’s General Hospital Kitchener
http://www.smgh.ca/

Toronto SickKids
http://www.sickkids.ca/

Woodstock General Hospital
http://www.wgh.on.ca/display/WELCOME/Welcome

IMMUNIZATIONS

Perth District Health Unit – Immunizations
http://www.pdhu.on.ca/health-topics/immunization/

Government of Ontario – Vaccines and Immunizations
https://www.ontario.ca/page/vaccines

Immunize Canada
https://www.immunize.ca/

Government of Canada – Vaccine Preventable Diseases
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/vpd-mev/index-eng.php

LOCAL NURSING HOMES

Kingsway Lodge
https://www.kingswaylodge.com/

Wildwood Care Centre
http://omniway.ca/homes/wildwood/

MENTAL HEALTH

Private Insurance Coverage
Mental health counselling services may be provided to you and your family members by your employer through your Extended Healthcare Benefits. Check with your human resources representative to find out more about eligibility. Information on private practitioners is provided below under General Counselling.

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
Mental health counselling services may be provided to you and your family members by your employer through your EAP. Check with your human resources representative to find out more about eligibility.

24 Hour Emergency Services & Crisis Support:
Huron Perth Helpline & Crisis Response Team
1-888-829-7484

Mental Health Helpline
Access to addiction, mental health and problem gambling services
1-866-531-2600
http://www.connexontario.ca/

CMHA Crisis Centre, London
Access to immediate crisis assessment, intervention, stabilization and links to community resources
519-434-9191

General Counselling:
RGA Psychological & Counselling Services
153-157 Huron Street, Stratford
519-271-2522
http://www.rgapsych.com/

Bonnie Adams, Registered Psychotherapist
http://www.bonnieadamscounselling.com/
226-661-0130

John R. Field, Family Cousellor
519-284-2263

Family Services
Mental health and credit counselling for families, individuals, children and youth are provided and scaled-to-income fees are offered.

Perth Huron
519-273-1020
http://familyservicesperth-huron.ca/

Thames Valley, London
519-443-1803
https://www.familyservicethamesvalley.com/contact/

Waterloo
519-576-0540
https://www.facswaterloo.org

Stratford General Hospital – Special Services Unit
Free counseling for individuals 16 years of age and older
519-271-8210 x2570

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Huron Perth Branch
519-273-1391
http://www.cmha-hp.on.ca/

Canadian Mental Health Association of Oxford Walk-In Clinic
STAR Family Health Team – 80 Maria Street, Tavistock, ON
Counseling services for all ages * Wed 3pm-7pm * open to the public * will provide referral for those in crisis * registration until 6pm
http://www.cmhaoxford.on.ca/programs/walk-in-counselling/

Reach Out: Elgin, Oxford, Middlesex & London
(24/7) for people with mental health and addiction needs
1-866-933-2023
http://reachout247.ca/

BounceBack
Skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.
1-866-345-0224
https://bouncebackontario.ca/

Big White Wall
Online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programs, creative outlets and a community that cares.
https://www.bigwhitewall.com/

Counselling for Children & Youth
Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868
https://kidshelpphone.ca/

Huron Perth Centre for Children & Youth
FREE weekly drop-in clinic Tuesdays from 0900-1100
63 Lorne Ave E Unit 2A Stratford, ON N5A 6S4
519-273-3373 (Stratford)
519-291-1088 (Listowel)
519-482-3931 (Clinton)
http://www.hpcentre.on.ca/

Counselling for Addictions – Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling
Choices for Change
519-271-6730
https://choicesforchange.ca/

Drug and Alcohol Helpline
1-800-565-8603
www.drugandalcoholhelpline.ca

Problem Gambling Helpline
1-800-230-3505
www.problemgambling.ca

Community Resources for Women
Optimism Place, Stratford (Women’s Shelter)
Shelter for women who are suffering abuse of any kind: physical, sexual, emotional or mental. Serves as a refuge for women and their children seeking to escape violence and abuse, where they can obtain professional help in a secure and confidential setting.
519-271-5550
1-888-265-8598
https://www.optimismplace.com

Stratford Police Services
519-271-4141
Domestic Violence Coordinator x109

Emily Murphy Centre (Second Stage Housing)
Provides safe transitional housing and supportive services to abused women with or without children.
519-273-7350
http://emilymurphycentre.com/

Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth
Immediate emotional support, practical assistance and referrals to longer term supports to victims and people who have been affected by crime and tragic circumstances.
519-271-9998
1-866-376-9852

Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, Stratford General Hospital
Provides treatment to individuals who have experienced recent sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse.
519-527-8421 ext. 4800

Other Services
Free education on mental illness and addiction for families
Every Tuesday from September 18 to December 11, 2018
Parkwood Institute’s Mental Health Care Building, room F4-412
https://www.sjhc.london.on.ca/your-st-josephs/events/free-education-mental-illness-and-addiction

Alzheimer’s Society of Perth County
519-271-1910
http://alzheimer.ca/en/perth

Connecting the Dots for Caregivers
Being a caregiver often means you have less time to care for your own needs. If you're overwhelmed or need support, speak to a member of your healthcare team. We want to help.
http://www.hpha.ca/Default.aspx?cid=5272&lang=1

PUBLIC HEALTH

Perth District Health Unit
http://www.pdhu.on.ca/

Huron County Health Unit
https://www.huronhealthunit.ca/

Oxford County Public Health
http://www.oxfordcounty.ca/Health/transition

Middlesex London Health Unit
https://www.healthunit.com/

The Public Health Agency of Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health.html

SOCIAL SERVICES

Town of St. Marys
http://www.townofstmarys.com/en/index.aspx

Friendship Centre
http://www.townofstmarys.com/en/recreation-and-culture/Friendship-Centre.aspx?_mid_=100571

Friendship Centre Senior Services
http://www.townofstmarys.com/en/recreation-and-culture/Senior-Services.aspx

Community Living St. Marys & Area
http://communitylivingstmarys.ca/

Accessible Transportation
http://www.townofstmarys.com/en/discover-our-town/Accessible-Transportation.aspx

OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES

Government Resources:

Health Quality Ontario
https://www.hqontario.ca/

Health Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada.html

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/


Cancer Care:

CCO
https://www.cancercareontario.ca/

Canadian Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.ca/en/?region=on

Wellspring Stratford
Support for those living with cancer
519-271-2232
https://wellspring.ca/stratford

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada
http://www.llscanada.org/


Chronic Health Conditions:

Diabetes Canada
https://www.diabetes.ca/

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
http://www.heartandstroke.ca/

Canadian Lung Association
https://www.lung.ca/

COPD Canada
http://copdcanada.ca/newly_diagnosed.htm

Osteoporosis Canada
https://osteoporosis.ca/