Family Counselling and Support Services for Guelph-Wellington

Organization
Family Counselling and Support Services for Guelph-Wellington
Address
20 Shelldale Crescent.
City
Guelph
Province
Ontario
Country
Canada
Postal Code
N1H 1C8
Contact Name
Colten Ura
Contact Title
Distress Line Lead
Phone
5198242431 Ext. 26
Toll Free Phone
1-800-307-7078 Ext. 26
volunteer@familyserviceguelph.on.ca
Website
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Distress Line

·         A free, anonymous, and confidential service designed for anyone in the Guelph-Wellington community who is experiencing any form of distress and we can also support those in crisis

·         Trained volunteers will provide emotional support, will promote goal-planning and safety-planning, and; assist callers in connecting with other community resources

·         The service operates between 8 am – 10 pm, 7 days per week. Call 1-888-821-3760

TeleConnect Line

·         A free and confidential service that is designed to support those in our community who struggle with independent living

·         Residents can schedule themselves to receive either a daily or periodic telephone calls for the purpose of either a wellness/safety check, social engagement, medication reminder or any combination of these needs

·         To access this service call 519-824-2431, ext. 27 and leave contact information

 

Walk-In/Virtual Mental Health Clinics

·         To access walk-in/virtual counselling services, individuals may call 519-824-2431, ext. 12. Anyone wishing a single session can call to schedule a same-day appointment:

·         Mount Forest: Mondays 9 am - 5 pm, 519-824-2431 ext. 36 (only virtual appointments available at the Mount Forest site at this time)

·         Harriston: Tuesdays 12 noon to 6:30 pm

·         Guelph: Wednesdays, 1 pm - 7:30 p.m. or walk-in to the office at 20 Shelldale Crescent

·         Fergus: Thursdays, 1 pm to 7:30 pm

Positions

Distress Line Volunteer

We are recruiting for Distress Line Volunteers to assume the responsibility of providing outreach calls to registered respondents and/or to respond to distress calls from community members residing in Guelph and Wellington County.

All volunteers have the ability to volunteer remotely so long as they have access to a computer, smartphone, the internet, and a quiet and secure space to volunteer from. 

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