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Sometimes it can be difficult to know what you need; it can be hard to know where to start looking or to know what’s available. When you dial 2-1-1, a real person will listen to your situation and help connect you to people who are willing to help. Dialing 2-1-1 makes it easy to find information and learn about your options. 211 is a free call to make and it is available 24/7.

 

General Resources

            

Huron Perth Helpline and Crisis Response Team

This program provides a 24-hour crisis phone service. Seven day per week crisis assessments, brief crisis therapy, and crisis education available in all eight emergency departments in Huron-Perth.

Phone: 1-888-829-7484
Website

 

Choices For Change

Choices for Change: Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselling Centre is an incorporated, charitable organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

Phone: 519-271-6730
Toll Free: 1-877-218-0077
John Wilkinson is our school based counsellor and visits the school every Monday and Wednesday.
http://choicesforchange.ca/

 

Children’s Aid Society Huron/Perth

Phone: 1-519-524-7356 (Goderich)
Toll Free: 1-800-668-5094
http://www.h-pcas.ca/

 

Huron Perth Centre Mental Health Services

Provides a counselling service for children and youth who may be struggling with mental health issues  We see children, youth up to the age of 18 and their families.

Phone: (519) 482-3931 x3221
http://www.hpcentre.on.ca/ 

 

Kids Help Phone

  • Phone counselling
  • Web counselling
  • Free 24/7
  • For ages 20 & under
  • Anonymous & Confidential
  • Non-judgmental
 

Phone: 1-800-668-6868
https://www.kidshelpphone.ca

 

Ontario Mental Health Helpline

The Mental Health Helpline provides information about mental health services in Ontario.

Phone: 1-866-531-2600
Mental Health Helpline website

 

Huron Perth Health Line

Provides health information for parents, students, school staff and the general public in Perth.  A Public Health Nurse can help answer questions about infectious disease, parenting, child health, pregnancy, immunization, healthy eating, quitting smoking, safe water and food, community resources, and much more!

Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
All information is confidential and shared only with client consent .

Phone: 1-888-221-2133

 

Sexual Health Clinic

Birth control, sexual health and pregnancy information.

Phone: 1-888-221-2133 ext. 2406 (Huron)
Huron Perth Public Health website

 

Huron Safe Homes for Youth

Huron Safe Homes for Youth is a voluntary, confidential service for youth (age sixteen to their eighteenth birthday) and their families/caregivers in Huron County. There is no cost to individuals accessing this service.

Phone: 1-800-361-1640
Huron Safe Homes for Youth Website

 

Women’s Shelter and Second Stage Housing

Provides critical services to women and their families experiencing gender-based violence through intake, risk assessment, safety planning, system navigation and advocacy. 

Phone: 1-800-265-5506
Website Link

 

Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers seeks to involve the public, the media and the police in the fight against crime.

Phone: 1-800-222-TIPS(8477)
https://www.hpcrimestoppers.com/contact

 

Other Community Links

Ontario Provincial Police (non-emergency line): 1-888-310-1122
Partners in Employment: 519-235-0471 – http://partnersinemployment.on.ca/
Drug and Alcohol Helpline (Connex Ontario): 1-866-531-2600 – Connex Ontario website