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Off-Campus Resources - Waterloo Region

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  • Canadian Hearing Society
    120 Ottawa St. N. Suite 200, Kitchener ON, N2H 3K5
    Phone: 519 744 6811
    TTY: 1-888-697-3611
    Offers programs and services to meet the needs of people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened or hard of hearing.
  • Canadian Mental Health Association - Grand River Branch
    67 King St. E. 2nd Floor, Kitchener ON, N2G 2K4
    Phone: 519 744 7645
    Services are provided to persons who have ongoing and significant mental health issues that notably affect their quality of life. Services include: education and training, reemployment, recovery planning, advocacy, housing services, peer support programs, distress centre and informal crisis support, mental help and justice support. 
  • Canadian National Institute for the Blind
    160-180 King St. S. Allen Square, Waterloo ON, N2J 1P8
    Phone: 519-742-3536
    CNIB's services include rehabilitation and support, an extensive range of helpful SHOP CNIB products that can make life with vision loss easier, and one of the world's largest libraries for people who are unable to read traditional print.
  • Epilepsy Waterloo-Wellington
    165 Hollinger Crescent, Unit #5, Kitchener ON, N2K 2Z2
    Phone: 519-745-2112
    Epilepsy Waterloo-Wellington is a community based agency whose team of caring members, volunteers, and staff are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with epilepsy and their support network through services that include, support groups, education and awareness presentations, and a resource centre.
  • Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region
    127 Victoria Street South, Suite 201, Kitchener ON, N2K 3P5
    Phone: 519-571-6788
    ILCWR provides support to persons with disabilities by assisting in the removal of barriers to full participation in the community. Services offered include public awareness and education, peer resource programs, and individual advocacy.
  • Ontario March of Dimes
    180 King St., Waterloo, ON N2J 1P8
    Phone: 519-579-5530
    March of Dimes is a community-based rehabilitation and advocacy charity for people with physical disabilities. Their goal is to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities through a wide range of programs and services including AODA compliance assessments, attendant care services, barrier-free design consultation, vocational rehabilitation, home and vehicle modification, and employment and education services.
  • Self-Help Alliance
    67 King St. E. Kitchener, ON N2G 2K4
    Phone: 519-570-4595
    The Self-Help Alliance mission is to be guided by recovery values and principles and become recognized leaders in mental health and addiction recovery, peer support and self help. Services offer include advocacy support, career and entrepreneurship support, one-to-one peer support, support groups, recovery centre, and resource centre.

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