Community Agencies and Resources


Below are some of the community agencies and resources that are available throughout Windsor-Essex County.

A variety of programs and services for the most seriously mentally ill along with those dealing with moderate mental illness and addictions.

Canadian Mental Health Association
1400 Windsor Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 3L9


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Residential and non-residential specialized treatment offered in Toronto to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, and intersex people, concerned about their use of drugs and alcohol. Ages 18+.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Rainbow Services (LGBT)
60 White Squirrel Way
Toronto, ON M6J 1H4

1-416-535-8501 ext. 2

Program Phone:
1-416-535-8501 ext. 37062

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  • Walk-Ins welcome 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm
  • Social Workers on site
  • Crisis counselling and referrals
  • Crisis Line available

Walk-in Service
Community Crisis Centre within the Transitional Stability Centre

744 Ouellette Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 1C3
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 7 days/week

24 hour Crisis Telephone Line:

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24 hours/7 days a week. Telephone or Web Chat Service for Adults. Free, confidential information and referral to drug and alcohol treatment services across Ontario. All ages.

*Services in English, French, and over 170 languages.

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Crossroads is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping those with addiction and anger management problems. Our doors opened in April of 2007 to serve Windsor and Essex County. We offer a wide range of services to fit your needs. Ages 18+.

Crossroads: Centre for Personal Empowerment
1980 Ottawa St
Windsor, ON N8Y 1R7


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Provides counselling for adults and families (one-on-one and group), walk-in services available (Tuesday 12pm – 8pm, Friday 9am – 5pm).

Family Services Windsor-Essex
1770 Langlois Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 4M5


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Emergency shelter (26 rooms providing 42 beds) for abused women and their children from Windsor and Essex County.


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Designated assessment and referral center in Windsor-Essex for persons in need of an addiction intake and access to treatment for addictions – alcohol and/or drugs.

Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare-Tayfour Campus
Withdrawal Management Centre Building

3740 Connaught Ave
Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4


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Free peer to peer support in a safe, discreet, non-judgmental environment to help empower individuals struggling with their addiction to opiates or other substances, or entering the journey of recovery. Ages 18-25.

Riverdance Community Building
1 Laurier Dr
Windsor, ON N9J 2A8

519-969-5210 ext. 2531

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Provides basic financial assistance to persons in need. The City of Windsor’s Employment and Social Services Department delivers Ontario Works to residents of Windsor and Essex County.


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Provides safe shelter for men experiencing homelessness.

The Salvation Army Center of Hope Windsor
355 Church St
Windsor, ON N9A 7G9


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Counselling is available to female and male survivors of sexual victimization (sexual assault, sexual abuse and incest) of any age, who reside in the Windsor-Essex County area.

Sexual Assault Crisis Centre
1770 Langlois Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 4M5


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Offers medical and therapy services for youth ages 12 – 24 years.

Windsor Essex Community Health Centre (weCHC) – Teen Health
1361 Ouellette Ave #101
Windsor, ON N8X 1J6


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Provides safe shelter for women and families experiencing homelessness.

The Welcome Centre Shelter for Women
500 Tuscarora Street
Windsor, ON N9A 3M2


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Provides supportive, transitional housing for young men 16-20 years of age who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless or who are living in an unacceptable environment or in a marginal situation without appropriate adult support.

Windsor Residence for Young Men
1505 Langlois Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 4M3


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Crisis Centre: 519-973-4435 (24 hours)

Distress Centre: 519-256-5000 (24 hours)

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 (20 years and younger)

Sexual Assault Crisis Centre: 519-253-9667 (24 hours)

Victim’s Services: 519-723-2711 can provide support in aftermath of crime/tragedy

City of Windsor: 311

Community Services Directory: 211