Information here is general in nature. Over time information may get changed, contradicted or added to. You should always consult a medical practitioner or pharmacist for up to date and comprehensive information.
Health, physical , mental and emotional, is important to all of us.
Most of the links here are for agencies which serve the Waterloo Region but there are also national and international links.
Health - Physical
Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000
A confidential telephone service you can call to get health advice or general health information from a Registered Nurse
Grand River Hospital (Formerly "K-W Hospital") on King St., on the border of Kitchener and Waterloo. 519-742-3611
St. Mary's General Hospital (Kitchener, on Queen's Boulevard) 519-744-3311
Cambridge Memorial Hospital (Cambridge) 519-621-2330
Cambridge Urgent Care Centre
350 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge Phone: 519-624-2273
Langs Farm Village Association Community Health Centre
Langs Park Plaza, 887 Langs Dr, Unit 1, Cambridge Phone:519- 653-1470
Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre
59 Frederick St, Main Flr, Kitchener Phone: 519-745-4404
Urgent Care Clinic
751 Victoria St S, Kitchener Phone: 519-745-2273
Urgent Care Clinic
385 Fairway Rd S, Kitchener Phone: 519-748-2327
The Doctor's Office
University Shops Plaza II, 170 University Ave W, Waterloo Phone: 519-725-1514
Mental Health, for issues of emotional and mental health. You may find many of these links also listed under the Help Links and the Counselling links.
Health - Mental Health
Beautiful Minds (Formerly Mental Health and Wellness Network) 201 - 21 Surrey St. West, Guelph Phone: 1-888-439-0033
Provides information and education on mental health issues. Also provides information and referral to local agencies providing support to individuals who have experienced mental health problems.
Self Help Alliance- Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener
From their website: "
In the late 1980s, numerous Consumer Survivor Initiatives (CSI) were established across Ontario. These groups were mainly support by the Ontario Ministry of Health, as a contribution towards local mental health organizations.
In the Waterloo and Wellington areas, four CSI organizations were created: Cambridge Active Self Help (CASH), Depressive/Manic Depressive Association or W.R. (DMDAWR), Mutual Aid for Psychiatric Survivors (MAPS), and Waterloo Region Self Help (WRSH)."
Centre for Mental Health (Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM)
WALK-IN and talk: 9 Wellington St. #3, Cambridge, Ontario , or phone 519-740-7782 WALK-IN and talk: 67 King St. East, Kitchener, Ontario , or phone 519-744-7645
Sexual Health links will refer to sexually transmitted infections or diseases.
STD, or STI... what's the difference? A sexually transmitted infection does not always result in a disease but both terms are used on this site.