Supports for Abused Children - KW Resources
If your life is in danger, please call 911 right away or go to your nearest emergency department. If you have reason to believe that a child or youth is in need of protection or is at risk of harm, or you are looking for support for your family, call Family & Children's Services of the Waterloo Region at 519-576-0540.
Carizon - Child/Youth Quick Response Program - fully funded and confidential single-session counselling and therapeutic conversations in person, virtually or by phone.
By appointment only. Call: 519-743-6333 ext 1. This service is available to:
Young people under the age of 12 years with their parents/caregivers
Young people between 12 years old and their 18th birthday – they can attend on their own or with a parent/caregiver/support person
Carizon’s Trauma Treatment Services - provides a variety of therapeutic interventions designed to help children and youth (ages 5 – 18) and their parents overcome the negative effects of traumatic life events
Front Door - supports youth (up to their 18th birthday) who are struggling with life’s challenges such as emotions, behaviours, relationships and mental health.
Good2Talk - 24/7 counselling for post-secondary students (17-25 yrs.)
Text GOOD2TALKON to 686868
Kids Help Phone Call 1-800-668-6868 (24/7)
Text CONNECT to 686868
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region - 24/7 support line for anyone who has experienced sexual violence.
Talk Suicide - If you or someone you know is in immediate crisis or has suicide-related concerns
The Family Violence Project of Waterloo Region - connect with a number of essential services in a caring, supportive, and victim-centered environment. Located at 400 Queen Street South in Kitchener.
Police trained to deal with family violence
Personal counselling for adults and children
Assistance with developing safety plans
Crisis/medical support for sexual assault
If you know of a service to help abused children in the KW area that is missing on our resource page, we invite you to connect with us at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your organization and service added to our listing.