Community Organization/Program Search  has a compressive list of supportive organizations within Chatham-Kent.

Salvation Army

The Salvation ArmySalvation 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 Woman Centre logo of a blue stemmed flower with multi-coloured petals

CK 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.

The Women’s Centre is located:

20 Sandys St., P.O. Box 641
Chatham, ON N7L 4YS
Crisis line: 519.354.6360
Toll-Free: 1.800.265.0598

Chatham-Kent Mental Health Association (CKMHA) Lambton Kent

Canadian Mental Health Association Lambton Kent Branch logo of a white person outstretched in an X within a green square CKMHA 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

Chatham-Kent Victim ServicesVictim Services

24 Third St
Chatham ON 519.436.6630email:

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


Refuge: Meeting women at their moment of need. Refuge offers a wealth of information and support to women in all different types of situations.

Some of their services offered include:

  • 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 logo of a red heart as a person with arms embracing the heart

127 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 logo of a red hand holding a person under a rainbow stating together , we are possibility. 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

Dial 211 when you dont know where to turn for information and community services

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.