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Located in Ajax, Ontario Help Line: 1-866-437-4066 Administration: 905-426-1064 x2223 Services updated due to pandemic: shelter is currently at capacity and are currently not taking any new clients at this time, however, counselling is available by phone. Bethesda House Available 24/7 for women and their children who experienced abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and more. Located in Bowmanville, Ontario Help Line: 1-800-338-3397 or 905-623-6050 Administration: 905-623-6054 x 206 Services updated due to pandemic: shelter is currently at capacity and are currently not taking any new clients at this time, however, the agency can provide support in other ways. Denise House Available 24/7 for women and their children fleeing abuse Provides shelter, phone counselling, transportation to shelter, and more. Located in Oshawa, Ontario Help Line: 1-800-263-3725 or 905-728-7311 Services updated due to pandemic: shelter is currently at capacity and are currently not taking any new clients at this time, however, counselling is available by phone. Muslim Welfare Home Available support for women and their children who are in need. Located in Whitby, Ontario Help Line: 1-866-666-1115 or 905-665-0424 Y’s WISH Shelter Available 24/7 support for women and children Located in Oshawa, Ontario Help Line: 1-888-576-2997 or 905-576-2997 Administration: 905-576-6743 YWCA Durham and Interim Housing Offers longer term housing for single women who are homeless Located in Oshawa, Ontario Phone Number: 905-728-5227 Joanne’s House Provides support to youth ages 16-24 Youth can access the shelter after 2:45pm on weekdays and 24/7 on weekends, organization can only provide shelter to the first 13 youth. Located in Ajax, Ontario Shelter Phone Number: 905-239-9477 Jacky’s Place provides transitional housing for youth ages 16-24 and the residents can live there for up to 4 years. Transitional Housing Phone Number: 289-980-5557 Services updated due to pandemic: shelter is currently at capacity, but youth can contact the shelter for other options and support if required. Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Available 24/7 for Indigenous and non-Indigenous women and their children (16 years old and younger) who are escaping family violence in Southeastern Region of Ontario. Help Line: 1-800- 388-5171 or 905-352-3708 Administration: 905-352-3898 Cornerstone Available support 24/7 for men ages 16 and older who are homeless. Will provide support to single fathers and their children or couples who cannot be separated. Can also provide support with transitional and permanent housing for individuals who require rent geared to income. Located in Oshawa, Ontario Help Line: 1-844-433-0254 or 905-433-0254 Community Development Council Durham 458 Fairall Street, Unit 4, Ajax Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm Phone Number: 1-866-746-3696 or 905-686-2661 Provides financial assistance to individuals and families who temporarily cannot afford rent or utility bills due to unexpected costs and circumstances. Services updated due to pandemic: office is currently closed, however, staff are available to assists through virtual platforms. North House 1-24 Toronto Street North, Uxbridge Telephone Number: 289-640-1929 Helps those who are at risk of homelessness or are currently homeless with find secure housing, replace lost or stolen identification, landlord and tenant board support, and more. Services updated due to pandemic: office is currently closed, but staff are providing support through phone calls and emails. Off Campus Food Banks Simcoe Hall Settlement House 387 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa Foodbank Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday’s from 9:00am – 11:30am and 1:00pm – 3:00pm Phone Number: 905-728-7525 Organization also provides clothing support, after school programs for children, a backpack program with children’s school supplies, a seniors club, and much more. Adventist Community Services Centre 1170 King Street East, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-433-8800 Email: email@example.com Centre provides clients with a kit of non-perishable food once a month Organization also provides clothing support, a backpack program with children’s school supplies, financial assistance with summer camp, and more. Requirements to access service: be a resident of Oshawa or Courtice, present photo ID for each family member in the household, and proof of income. Updated services during pandemic: ASC is temporarily closed, however, they are answering emails and phone calls on Wednesdays 12:00pm – 3:00pm and Thursdays 9:00am – 1:00pm. They’re currently only providing food support to those who are in desperate need of food. Gate 3:16 64 Albany Street, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-432-5316 Drop-in centre for people 24 years old and up. Services updated due to pandemic: The Gate will only be open Monday to Wednesday St. Peter’s Food Bank 1175 Cedar Street, Oshawa Hours: Foodbank is only open on Tuesdays from 6:30pm – 7:30pm, and is closed the 5th Tuesday of every month. Phone Number: 905-728-8080 Can only assists individuals residing in South Oshawa and are only able to provide food once a month. Requirements to access services: photo ID for yourself and family members living with you, documents showing residency in south Oshawa, and statement of average monthly income. Knox Presbyterian Church 147 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-728-8673 New Life Neighbourhood Centre 33 Olive Avenue, Oshawa Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30am – 3:30pm Phone Number: 905-404-2004 Requirements to access service: pre-registration is required, and must bring ID and income statement Free breakfast available on the second Saturday of each month from 10:00am and 10:45am, pre-registration is not required. Free pancake breakfast is offered the third Sunday of every month between 10:00am and 11:00am, pre-registration is not required. Services updated due to pandemic: currently closed until further notice. Salvation Army 45 King Street East, Oshawa Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:30am – 12:00pm Phone Number: 905-723-7422 x221 Requirements to access service: photo ID for adults and each family member, proof of address, income and rent required, and must bring your own grocery bags. Appointment required. St. Vincent de Paul Society 1314 Oxford Street, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-728-3937 Abundant Life Gospel Centre 17 Erie Street, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-433-1438 First Light Foundation of Hope 253 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa Hours: Monday to Friday 5:30am – 8:00am, Thursday to Saturday 7:00pm – 10:00pm Phone Number: 289-4831-2032 Drop-in centre for individuals struggling with homelessness. Can provide food, clothing, foot care services, and counselling. Services updated due to pandemic: drop-in centre is currently closed. Individuals can still go to the centre to get out of the cold from 10:00pm – 7:00am. Individuals can go and get “breakfast to go package[s]” from Monday to Friday 6:45am – 7:45am. Clothing store is available from 8:00am – 9:00am from Monday to Friday. Pizza and coffee to go is available Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. The Back Door Mission 66 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa Lunches will be served 7 days a week between 10:00am – 1:00pm Washrooms will be open every day from 9:00am – 11:00am and 5:00pm – 7:00pm The Refuge 300 Court Street, Oshawa Hours: Breakfast is served Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 10:30am, Lunch is served Monday to Friday 11:30am – 2:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm – 2:00pm, Dinner is served Saturday and Sunday 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Phone Number: 905-404-2420 Provides food support, housing help, shower and laundry services, and more. Services updated due to pandemic: The Refuge is doing take out to anyone who needs a meal, regardless of age. The Refuge has temporarily closed it’s evening Rec Room program, Friday Family Night Dinner program, and the Levi’s Table program. Zion Hope Food Bank 409 Adelaide Avenue East, Oshawa Hours: Thursdays from 10:00am – 12:00pm Phone Number: 905-436-3255 Individuals and families can only access the foodbank once a month. Requirements to access the foodbank: photo identification for yourself each family member that the food would be going to. St. Vincent’s Kitchen 51 King Street East, Oshawa Hours: Monday to Friday 3:30pm – 5:30pm, Saturday 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Soup kitchen that is open 365 days of the year Services updated due to pandemic: currently closed. The Salvation Army 75 Liberty Street South, Bowmanville Phone Number: 905-623-2185 Requirements to access service: identification for each family member in household, proof of current address, and current rent receipt. Must call ahead to book an appointment, as drop ins are not permitted. Seventh Day Adventist 2850 Hwy#2 East, Bowmanville Phone Number: 905-623-6031 St. Vincent de Paul 127 Liberty Street South, Bowmanville Foodbank Hours: Every 3rd Saturday from 10:00am – 12:00pm Phone Number: 905-623-6371 1 Hope International Foundation 13 Atkinson Court, Ajax Phone Number: 647-786-9998 Christian Faith Outreach Centre 203-158 Harwood Ave, Ajax Phone Number: 905-619-1109 The Salvation Army 122 Hunt Street, Ajax Phone Number: 905-427-7123 Requirements to access service: make an appointment during business hours, provide proof identification for each household family member, rent receipt or lease agreement, proof of address, and proof of household income. Christian Life Centre 1030 Ravenscroft Road, Ajax Hours: Foodbank is open on the third Saturday of every month from 9:00am – 11:00am Phone Number: 905-686-1411 Photo ID is required Southside Worship Centre 55 Emperor Street, Ajax Hours: Thursday 12:00pm – 7:00pm Phone Number: 905-428-1985 Requirements: call or email ahead of time, be a resident in Ajax/Pickering, must bring photo ID for yourself and household family members, and must bring proof of address. Updated services due to pandemic: must call ahead of time to pick up food hamper and will only allow one person at a time to pick up food in front of the church. Saint Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 209 Cochrane Street, Whitby Hours: Friday’s 9:00am – 3:00pm Phone Number: 905-668-4022 Must call between Monday and Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm for foodbank appointment. Kendlewood Seventh Day Adventist 300 Kendlewood Road, Whitby Phone Number: 905-434-8300 Brock Community Food Bank 523 Simcoe Street, Beaverton Hours: Fridays 10:00am – 1:00pm Phone Number: 705- 426-1771 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Requirements: must be a resident of Brock Township, must call or email prior to going Can only access the foodbank once a month Community Care Durham Telephone Number: 1-888-255-6680 Community to table food box. Pay $30 and volunteers will deliver you a food box with eggs and dairy, breads and baked goods, pasta and soups, beverages, paper products, and fruits and vegetables. Program created to help vulnerable individuals and families receive fresh food during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pregnancy/Young Parent Support Welcome Wagon 1 Sparks Avenue, Toronto Phone Number: 1-844-299-2466 or 416-497-5197 National service that provides personal visits and free items when people have a baby, move to a new home, or get married. Representative will come to the hospital or your home with a free package when baby comes. Services updated due to pandemic: temporarily closed until further notice. Rose of Durham 707 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm Phone Number: 905-432-3622 Supports mothers who are 26 years old or younger, and fathers who are 30 years old or younger. Provides counselling, educational workshops, parenting groups, recreational groups and events, and more. Services updated due to pandemic: office is currently closed, but can call to get support. Girls Inc. Durham Phone Number: 905-428-8111 x. 222 Email: email@example.com Administrator for the Food ‘4’ Thought drop-in program for pregnant women up until they’re 26 years old. Food ‘4’ Thought drop-in centers are located all across Durham Region and women can go there to obtain advice from health professionals, food, and prenatal vitamins. Services updated due to pandemic: sites are temporarily closed, but can still call to receive support. Sages-Femmes Rouge Valley Midwives 91 Rylander Blvd, Unit 1020, Scarborough Clinic Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:00am – 6:30pm, Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm Phone Number: 416-286-2228 or 905-409-6447 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Supports mothers through pregnancy, birth, and up to 6 weeks postpartum. Available to families living in Scarborough, Ajax-Pickering, and Whitby. Requirements: must complete an intake form online. Pregnancy Help Centre of Durham 29 Drew Street, Oshawa Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:00am – 4:00pm Phone Number: 905-720-2352 38 Hunt Street, Ajax Hours: Monday and Wednesday 12:00pm – 4:00pm, Thursday 3:00pm – 6:00pm Phone Number: 905-619-9878 120 Scugog Street, Bowmanville Hours: Monday and Thursday 10:00am – 2:00pm Phone Number: 289-685-0768 Volunteer run, religious, pro-life agency that provides pregnancy testing, education, adoption referrals, and ongoing pregnancy and parental support. Services updated due to pandemic: currently closed, but can provide support by giving formula, baby food, diapers, and wipes to those who call during their regular hours. Joy Health Education Phone Number: 1-800-841-2729 or 905-668-2020 Provides free online prenatal and pregnancy classes. Free code expires 12 months after you first sign on to the classes Can access the free classes at https://www.durham.ca/en/health-and-wellness/online-prenatal-program.aspx#How-to-take-the-online-prenatal-classes EarlyON Child and Family Centre 1 McGrigor Street, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-723-9922 Satellite locations all over Durham Region, go to https://www.durham.ca/en/living-here/earlyon-child-and-family-centres.aspx for more locations. Offers parenting support to families whose children are 0-6 years of age. Healthy Babies Healthy Children Provides free pregnancy and parenting support to ensure that babies and children in Durham Region are healthy. Available for families whose child is 0 to 6 years old. Call Durham Region Health Department at 905-668-7711 for more information, or ask your family doctor, midwife, or nurse. One Parent Families Association of Canada Phone Number: 1-877-773-7714 Single parents meet up the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30pm – 8:00pm at the Harmony Creek Community Centre. Children are welcome to attend, there will be games and activities to keep them busy so that adults can talk. Family and Community Action Program (FCAP) 75 Centennial Road, Ajax Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm Phone Number: 1-905-686-6466 Email: email@example.com Supports families whose children are 6 years of age and under who are at risk of not meeting their developmental milestones due to parents having mental health challenges, substance abuse, economic struggles, environmental issues, educational levels, teen parents, and newcomers. Off Campus Crisis Services and Hotlines Durham Mental Health Services 519 Brock Street South, Whitby Phone Number: 1-855-888-3647 or 905-666-0831 Crisis Hot-Line: 1-800-742-1890 or 905-666-0483 Provides telephone support, mobile crisis team support, short-term crisis beds, housing, counselling, and more. Must be 16 years of age or older who is living with mental health challenges. Assaulted Women’s Helpline Available 24/7 to support survivors of abuse, concerned family and friends, and even abusive partners. Phone Number: 1-866-863-0511 TTY Phone Number: 1-866-863-7868 Distress Centre Durham Text support from 2:00pm – 2:00am daily by texting 258258 24/7 phone help-line for individuals in distress Phone Number: 1-800-452-0688 or 905-430-2522 LGBTQ+ Prideline Durham operates from 6:00pm – 10:00pm daily Prideline Phone Number: 1-800-452-0688 or 905-430-2522 Prideline Durham is available to all individuals who identify or are questioning their identity as LGBTQ+, knows someone who identifies as LGBTQ+ and has questions or just wants to talk about their feelings, LGBTQ+ individuals having suicidal thoughts, and more. Organization also provides telephone support for suicide survivors and individuals who have limited support and/or resources. Appointments must be pre-arranged, more information can be found at https://distresscentredurham.com/gethelp/ Durham Rape Crisis Centre 8 King Street East, Oshawa 24/7 crisis and support line at 905-668-9200 Provides individual and group therapy to survivors, community presentations, public education, and advocacy and accompaniment services. Services are specifically for women survivors of assault, and some services may have a wait list. Services updated due to pandemic: offices are currently closed and appointments are being moved to online platforms. Durham Region Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Care Centre at Lakeridge Health 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-576-8711 24/7 in-person support to individuals who have been sexually and/or physically assaulted within the past 7 days. Provides counselling, examination and treatment, collection of forensic evidence and photographs of any injuries, risk assessments, safety planning, and referrals to community services. There is no police involvement without your written consent. Fem’aide 24/7 support help-line for French-speaking women who are struggling with abuse or for French individuals who believe someone they know is experiencing abuse. Phone Number: 1-877-336-2433 Lakeridge Health Crisis Intervention Team Oshawa Emergency Department is available 24/7 to individuals experiencing distress and/or feeling suicidal. Phone Number: 905-576-8711 x 34384 Ajax Emergency Department is open from 8:00am – 11:30pm Phone Number: 905-683-2320 x 3523 Team members will discuss immediate concerns, create a safety plan, discharge individual with a follow-up appointment or admit the individual to the Inpatient Mental Health Program. Victim Services of Durham Region 605 Rossland Road East, Box 911 Hours: Available 24/7 Phone Number: 1-888-579-1520 x 3400 or 905-721-4226 Provides crisis response, intervention and prevention following a crime or sudden tragedy. Services can be provided on-site or over the phone. Good2Talk Phone Number: 1-866-925-5454 Text ‘GOOD2TALKON’ to 686868 Available 24/7 phone support to post-secondary students. Trans Lifeline Telephone Number: 1-877-330-6366 Available 24/7 telephone support from volunteers. LGBT Youth Line Hours: Sunday to Friday 4:00pm – 9:30pm Telephone Number: 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275 Receive help from peer support volunteers. First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Line Telephone Number: 1-855-242-3310 Available 24/7 culturally competent phone counselling or online support. Phone counselling and crisis intervention are available in English, French, Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut. I.M. Well (Student Assistance Program) Telephone Number: 1-877-554-6935 24/7 phone support to Durham College students and their family members. Counselling available in different languages. Download the I.M. Well app for more information. Addiction Support Alcohol Anonymous 200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 6:00pm and Saturday 9:00am – 2:00pm 24/7 telephone support at 905-728-1020 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Open to anyone who wishes to stop drinking and recover from alcoholism Some AA meetings are strictly for those struggling with alcoholism, and others allow family and friends to come. ConnexOntario Telephone Number: 1-866-531-2600 Provides help with mental health challenges, addictions, and gambling problems. Must be over 18 years old to call. Pinewood Addiction Services 300 Centre Street South, Oshawa 24/7 telephone support at 1-888-881-8878 or 905-723-8195 Provides residential support to assist those withdrawing from drug and/or alcohol use , crisis walk-in support, and more. Satellite agencies in Ajax, Bowmanville, Port Perry, and Scarborough Pinewood Centre- Women’s Residential Treatment Program (formerly “Destiny Manor”) For women ages 16 and up who are struggling with substance abuse 21 day live in program that promotes abstinence through group therapy Women within commuting distance can attend day programs at the centre. Clients must be referred to the program from an Addiction Counsellor. For admission and more information please call 1-888-881-8878 or 905-721-4747 x 5 Project X – John Howard Society 75 Richmond Street West, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-579-8482 Harm reduction program that can provide access to sterile needles, water, alcohol swabs, Vitamin C, cookers, filters, condoms, and latex-free tourniquets. The Mobile Outreach Services can deliver what you need and pick up used supplies or you can come to the office. In-Office Xchange Hours Oshawa: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 1:00pm – 4:00pm Mobile Outreach Team Hours: Monday to Friday 6:00pm – 10:00pm Mobile Outreach Team Phone Number: 905-440-5410 Ontario Gambling Hotline 24/7 hotline at 1-866-531-2600 Smokers’ Helpline- Canadian Cancer Society Phone Number: 1-877-513-5333 Available 24/7 support through online, phone, and text support. Register online at https://smokershelpline.ca/ Young adults can also download the ‘Break it Off’ app Legal Durham Family Court Clinic 44 Richmond St W, Oshawa Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm Phone Number: 905-436-6754 Provides assessments to youth, school workshops, counselling services, and more. Services updated due to pandemic: office is temporarily closed and services will be provided remotely. Please call 905-259-4248 or 905-259-2215 to speak to a worker. Ontario Family Court 470 Water St, Peterborough, ON K9H 3M3 Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 5:00PM Phone Number: 705-876-3815 Durham Community Legal Clinic (Oshawa Location) 200 John Street West, Unit B1 Oshawa, ON L1J 2B4 Satellite locations in Ajax and Uxbridge. Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm Phone Number: 1-888-297-2202 or 905-728-7321 Free legal services for low income residents in Durham Region Provides support with abuse and family violence, debt and consumer rights, small claims court, tenant rights, commissioning of documents, provincial offences, social assistance and more. Services updated during pandemic: in-person meetings and walk-in hours are temporarily suspended, however, telephone services will continue. Luke’s Place 707 Simcoe Street South, Box #3, Oshawa, Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00AM to 4:30PM Phone Number: 1-866-516-3116 or 905-728-0978 x221 Provides free legal support to women 16 years of age or older who have experienced abuse. Appointments are required. Services updated due to pandemic: services will be continued through virtual platforms. Call 905-728-0978 x221 from Monday to Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm for assistance. Off Campus Job Search Assistance Durham College Community Employment Services Uxbridge: 29 Toronto Street South, Unit 2, Uxbridge, ON 905.852.7848 Oshawa: 300 Taunton Road, East, Unit 18, Oshawa, ON 905.438.1041 Bowmanville: 219 king Street East, Unit 4, Bowmanville, ON 905.697.4472 Port Hope: 105 Peter Street, Port Hope, ON 905.885.4842 Hours for all sites: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Provides support to community members looking for employment and employers looking to hire. Also providing a variety of weekly online employment related workshops. Services updated due to pandemic: office is temporarily closed but services remain available through telephone, email, or video chat. Alternatives are being offered to clients with no access to technology. META Employment Services 15 Thickson Road North #6 ,Whitby Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM Phone Number: 905-725-0087 Provides support to individuals looking for employment and agencies looking to hire. Services updated due to pandemic: office is temporarily closed, but services will remain available through video conferencing, email, and telephone. Agilec 250 Bayly St W #19, Ajax Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30AM – 4:30PM Phone: 905-426-1760 Provides professional development training, job search assistance, resume and cover letter help, interview preparation, and more. Services updated due to pandemic: office is temporarily closed, but services will continue to be available through online platforms. Call 800-361-4642 for more information. YMCA Employment and Community Services 3000 Garden St, Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Satellite locations in Pickering and Toronto region Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am- 5:00pm Phone: 905-668-0044 Provides support to individuals looking for a job and agencies looking to hire. Services updated due to pandemic: office locations are temporarily closed, but individuals can still email or call to receive employment support. John Howard Society of Durham Region: Employment and Training Services 75 Richmond Street West, Oshawa Satellite office in Whitby at #200-114 Dundas Street East. Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Wednesday 8:00am – 7:00pm, Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm Phone Number: 905-579-8482 Provides support through employment advisors, workshop, resume and cover letter help, trainings, and more. Services updated due to pandemic: offices are temporarily closed, but services are available through virtual platforms. Off Campus Counselling and Support Durham Catholic Family Services 707 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa Satellite location in Ajax at 250 Bayly Street West, Unit 22 Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am – 8:30pm Phone Number: 1-877-282-8932 or 905-725-3513 x110 Provides individual, family, and couple counselling, parenting workshops, domestic abuse support, children and teenager workshops, and more. Fees are based on a sliding scale geared to income and ability to pay. Services updated due to pandemic: office is temporarily closed but phone sessions will be available, please call reception for more information. Durham Family Counselling 505 Wentworth Street West, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-434-5855 Carea Community Health Centre 115 Grassmore Avenue, Oshawa Hours: Monday 9:00am – 12:00pm, Tuesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Wednesday 3:00pm – 7:00pm, Thursday 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm Phone Number: 1-877-227-3217 or 905-723-0036 Provides counselling to individuals, groups, families, and couples Services updated due to pandemic: services have moved to online platforms Bereaved Families of Ontario Durham Region 948 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa Hours: Monday to Wednesday 10:00am – 3:00pm. Thursday 10:30am – 3:30pm, Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm. Provides individual and group support to bereaved parents and family members. Services updated due to pandemic: office is closed, but virtual support is available. Please email email@example.com or call 905-579-4293 for more information. John Howard Society of Durham Region 75 Richmond Street West, Oshawa Satellite locations in Ajax, Whitby, and Bowmanville Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm , Wednesday 8:00am – 7:00pm, Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm Phone Number: 905-579-8482 press “0” Provides individual and group counselling. There is a per session fee, however, there is a sliding fee scale for clients who are struggling and have limited resources. Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) 60 Bond Street West, Oshawa Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 6:30pm Phone Number: 1-844-436-8760 Provides counselling and mental health support, housing help, and more. Services updated due to pandemic: CMHA has moved to online platforms for the services that will allow it. Please call for more information. AIDS Committee of Durham Region 115 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa Phone Number: 905-576-1445 Provides counselling, group support, and practical assistance to individuals who are living with and affected by HIV. DRIVEN 707 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa Hours: Mondays 8:30am – 4:30pm Phone Number: 1-877-723-3905 or 905-432-7233 Provides counselling, parenting support, legal support and more for women who are experiencing abuse. Walk-ins and appointments are welcome.