Community Agencies and Resources
Windsor-Essex County

Canadian Mental Health Association – #519-255-7440
1400 Windsor Avenue, Windsor
– A variety of programs and services for the most seriously mentally ill along with those dealing with moderate mental illness and addictions.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Rainbow Services (LGBT) – #1-416-535-8501 ext. 2 Program: #1-416-535-8501 ext. 37062
60 White Squirrel Way, Toronto
– 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+.

Community Crisis Centre – #519-973-4435
Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus, Jeanne Mance Building 1st floor
– Walk-Ins welcome 9-4pm Social Workers on site, Crisis Line available

Connex Ontario – Addiction, Mental Health, and Problem Gambling Services – #1-866-531-2600
– 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. *Services in English, French, and over 170 languages. All ages.

Crossroads Centre for Personal Empowerment – #519-252-5456
1980 Ottawa St., Lower Unit, Windsor
– Education, support, and counselling. Ages 18+.

Family Services Windsor-Essex – #519-966-5010
1770 Langlois Avenue, Windsor
– Provides counselling for adults and families (one-on-one and group), walk-in services available (Tuesday 12pm – 8pm, Friday 9am – 5pm)

Hiatus House – #519-252-7781
250 Louis Avenue, Windsor
– Emergency shelter (26 rooms providing 42 beds) for abused women and their children from Windsor and Essex County

Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare – Tayfour Campus – #519-257-5220
Windsor Addiction Assessment and Outpatient Services
Withdrawal Management and Assessment Centre Building
3740 Connaught Avenue
– 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

Lasalle Empowerment Assistance Program (L.E.A.P.) – #519-969-5210 ext. 2531
1015 Erie St. E., Windsor
– 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.

Ontario Works – #519-255-5200
400 City Hall Square South, Windsor
– 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.

Salvation Army – #519-253-4225 ext. 230
355 Church Street, Windsor
– Provides safe shelter for men experiencing homelessness

Sexual Assault Crisis Centre – #519-253-3100
1770 Langlois Avenue, Windsor
– 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

Teen Health Centre – #519-253-8481
1361 Ouellette Avenue #101, Windsor
– Offers medical and therapy services for youth ages 12 – 24 years

The Welcome Centre Shelter for Women– #519-971-7595
263 Bridge Avenue, Windsor
– Provides safe shelter for women and families experiencing homelessness

Windsor Residence for Young Men – #226-221-8464
1505 Langlois Avenue, Windsor
– 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

Hotlines:

Crisis Centre – #519-973-4435 (24 hours)
Distress Centre – #519-256-5000 (24 hours)
Kids Help Phone (20 and younger) – #1-800-668-6868
Sexual Assault Crisis Centre – #519-253-9667 (24 hours)
Victim’s Services – #519-723-2711 – can provide support in aftermath of crime/tragedy
311 – City of Windsor
211 – Community Services Directory