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Dial 2-1-1 or

Dial 2-1-1

211 is Canada’s primary source of information on government and community-based health and social.

ACCESS Open Minds service sites provide a direct entry-point for youth aged 11-25 to an initial mental health assessment within 72 hours of seeking help.

 (519) 351-6771

Need advice?  Living in a motel?  Know your rights!

 (519) 354-0430

United Way is helping to meet the basic needs of our community’s most vulnerable people, giving every Canadian the opportunity to realize a better future.

 (519) 351-8381

Offering Food Support.

Address: 10 Wellington St W, Chatham, ON N7M 1H8.

Salvation Army (Housing Support)

To help prevent homelessness by providing support and assistance to those in need of adequate, affordable, permanent housing in Chatham-Kent.

(519) 351-8573

If you are currently experiencing homelessness, please contact Employment and Social Services at 435 Grand Ave. W Chatham, ON. Call (519) 351-8573 or email during regular office hours (Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm). After hours, on weekends or holidays, the Response Line is available  (519) 354-6628.

 (519) 436-6100

Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making mental health possible for all.

Kids Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868


Kids Help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, we’re here to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24/7

 (519) 352-7270

Everyone in Chatham-Kent has the opportunity to reach their full potential for health and well-being.

 (519) 351-4010

Drop-In Centre located at 183 Wellington St West at the New Beginnings Ministries.

(519) 352-6400 Extension 6740

CKHA’s Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine (RAAM) clinic provides low barrier access for individuals seeking treatment and support for any substance use disorder. Individuals do not need an appointment and are seen on a walk-in basis.

(519) 352-5647

Neighbourlink - a network of churches in Chatham-Kent partnered together to provide practical help to those in need by linking them to supportive volunteers or existing services
519-352-5647 or email

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