Links & Resources

Important Links:

Skills for Safer Living 
“An Intervention for 18-30 year olds with suicide attempts”

Here 24/7
Addictions, mental health, and crisis hotline
Telelphone: 1-844-437-3247 (HERE 247) 

National Aboriginal Housing Association

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Health Benefits Program:  1-866-225-0709
Dental Benefits: 1-855-618-6291

Local Organizations:

Aboriginal Services, Conestoga College 
Room: 1A103; 299 Doon Valley Drive,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4M4
Phone: (519) 748-5220 ext. 2470 or 2251
Fax: (519) 748-3507

– Provide counselling/advisement for academic, career, and personal concerns
– Provide Student Services including: information about local Aboriginal resources and events, scholarships, bursaries, cultural education, and awareness.

Aboriginal Education Centre, University of Waterloo 
St Paul’s United College at the University of Waterloo
Westmount Road North, Waterloo
Phone: (519) 885-1460 ext. 220
Fax: (519) 885-6364

– Provide student services including: admission advocacy, academic and personal counselling, scholarship and bursary information, cultural events and programming, Aboriginal Student Association, career planning, and Aboriginal Cultural awareness training

Aboriginal Resource Centre, University of Guelph
Room: 102; 620 Gordon Street, Federal Building, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 58704
Fax: (519) 827-0432

– Provide admissions, advising, Aboriginal community outreach and recruitment, orientation, bursary and scholarship information, cultural and traditional programming, Aboriginal student advising and support.

Anishnabeg Outreach Employment and Training
151 Frederick Street, Suite 501, Kitchener, Ontario
Phone: (519) 742-0300
Fax: (519) 742-0867

11A Suffolk Street East, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2H7
Phone: (519) 763-5292
Fax: (519) 763-1335

– Employment counselling, resume and cover letter assistance, job postings, job search workshops, funsing to obtain training opportunities, resource library, community information, advocacy, Native newsletters, daily newspapers, telephone, photocopier, fax, computer and internet access.

K-W Urban Native Wigwam Project 
300 Frederick Street
Kitchener, Ontario, N2G 2S1
Phone: (519) 743-5868
Fax: (519) 743-6172

– Provides housing support for homeless or home insecure individuals

151 Frederick Street,
Kitchener, Ontario .    N2N 2M2
*inside Anishnabeg Outreach*
Phone: (226) 533-9979

-Provides employment and training supports

Wilfrid Laurier – Office of Aboriginal Initiatives
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext.4190
Fax: 519-884-5805
Office Location: 187 Albert Street

White Owl Native Ancestry
65 Hanson Avenue,  Kitchener, Ontario
Phone: (519) 743-8635
Fax: (519) 743-8769

– Provides mental health supports for youth

Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)

Grand River Métis Council
Healing and Wellness Office
65 Hanson Ave.
Kitchener, ON, N2C 2H6