Family Outreach – Community Outreach Program

The Community Outreach Program, funded by the Region of Waterloo and administered by the House of Friendship, is committed to supporting families with children who are experiencing low-income. This community based program is designed to assist families in finding and accessing community supports. The Family Outreach Worker (FOW) is able to link eligible families to resources for employment and education, food resources and assistance, recreation for your children, resources and information around shelter, childcare and children’s equipment, transportation to attend appointments and meeting, clothing, and counselling. For needs where there are no existing programs to provide assistance the FOW may be able to provide some direct support through the program.

Low cost or free community programs and services

Fee assistance for recreation activities for children

Support for food and transportation needs

Parenting and family issues

Who to call:

If you are in need of some assistance, please contact the Family Outreach Worker in your neighbourhood to determine if you are eligible for the program.

If you live in the Christopher Champlain neighbourhood, please call: Marjorie

519-740- 8565 located at 8-125 Champlain Blvd

Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

If you live in the Southwood neighbourhood, please call: Marjorie

519-621- 2930 located at 1-241 Southwood Drive

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm

Ontario Energy Support Program (OESP)

Kinbridge is a Certified OESP Application Centre. Save money on your electricity bill. If you are a customer of an electricity utility and in a lower-income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill.

Book an appointment to fill out the application 519-740- 8565 or 519-621- 2930.

Employment Counselling

Kinbridge Community Association is pleased to offer you onsite employment development and counselling and support through a partnership with Lutherwood Employment Services.

Book an appointment to meet with an Employment Specialist at any Kinbridge location by calling Lutherwood at 519-623-9380. Be sure to mention you would like to meet at one of our three (3) resource centres for convenience.