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Community Agencies

Chatham-Kent has various community agencies that offer a wide range of supports & services to individuals living in our community.
Community Organization/Program Search  has a compressive list of supportive organizations within Chatham-Kent.


Salvation ArmySalvation Army logo

Salvation Army - Community & Family Services
19 Raleigh St,
Chatham ON

Salvation Army offers several different services such as food, clothing and furniture assistance to those in need.  They also have specialized support programs which target a specific need in the community. 

Housing Supports
Support and assistance available to those in need of adequate, affordable, permanent housing in Chatham-Kent.  Some of the supports offered include: 

  • homelessness & emergency housing
  • utility crisis fund
  • affordable housing lists
  • landlord mediation

Chatham-Kent Women’s Centre

Chatham-Kent Women's Centre logoCK Women's Centre provides services to women and children facing violence or abuse. 

Some of the services they offer include:

  • 24 Hour Crisis Support
  • Emergency Shelter & Transitional Housing
  • Crisis & Outreach Supportive Counselling
  • Child Witness Program

If you are a victim of abuse, help is available 24 hours/day, 365 days/year:

Crisis line: 519.354.6360
Toll-Free: 1.800.265.0598
The Women’s Centre is located:
20 Sandys St., P.O. Box 641
Chatham, ON N7L 4YS

Chatham-Kent Mental Health Association Lambton Kent

Canadian Mental Health Association logoCKMHA provides services and support to anyone who is experiencing symptoms or has been diagnosed with a mental illness.
Support and education is also available for family members of individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Services include but are not limited to:

  • Telephone crisis intervention
  • Stabilization of the crisis situation
  • Mobile service
  • Suicide prevention
  • Crisis follow-up
  • Referrals

CMHA Lambton Kent has two main offices located at:

CMHA Lambton Kent Head Office:
240 Grand Ave. West, Suite 100
Chatham, ON, N7L 1C1
phone: 519.436.6100

Wallaceburg Outreach Office:
939 Dufferin Ave.
Wallaceburg, ON, N8A 2V8
Phone: 519.627.9267


 Victim Services

Victim Services logo24 Third St
Chatham ON

Victim Services works in cooperation with the Police, Emergency Service Personnel and Community Partners to assist victims of crime and/or tragic circumstances. 



Refuge offers a wealth of information and support to women in all different types of situations.
Some of their services offered include:Refuge logo

  • Free pregnancy testing
  • Counseling options
  • Pre-natal & post-natal workshops
  • Baby supplies

They are located at 39 Grand Ave W, Chatham On
Phone: 519.352.3576

Loads of Love

Loads of Love logo127 Colborne St 
Chatham On

Loads of Love works with a network of other community agencies to provide clothing and household items to those in need.

They also have a thrift store location which sells gently used furniture, clothing and household items to the general public. 


United Way of Chatham-Kent 

United Way - This Changes Everything!

United Way of Chatham-Kent is a local, independent, not-for-profit organization.  They support a network of agencies that provide vital program to people in our community including: single parents, abused women, families, young children & teenagers, the elderly, those are homeless or may be physically challenged.

They offer programs such as:

  • Operation Cover up
  • Backpacks for Kids
  • Prosperity Roundtable
  • Meeting basic needs, such as Food banks, Shelter, and Jobs. 

211 Services

When you don't know where to turn, call 211

211 is a three-digit phone number and website that provides information and referral to community and social services in Ontario.

Representatives are caring, understanding and knowledgeable, and pride themselves on their ability to connect you with the services you need.


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Last updated:
Monday, August 14, 2017
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