Bayshore Home Health
Chicopee Park Plaza, 1601 River Road E, Unit 307
Kitchener, ON N2A 3Y4
Area Director: Michelle Bloodworth firstname.lastname@example.org
Services: Caring for seniors at-home services. Patient Assistance Programs. Insurer and Employer services. Government Healthcare Services.
Genesis Comfort Care
24B McIntyre Place, Kitchener, ON
Services: In-home senior care including personal care, companionship, meal prep, medication reminder, housekeeping, respite, hospital to home and hourly care.
265 Frederick Street Kitchener, ON N2H 2N2
Services: Home Care, Dementia Care, Companionship and Triple Vitality (wellbeing)
Companion Services for Seniors
66 Buttonwood Dr, Kitchener, ON N2M 4R1
Services: Companionship, Respite, Appointment Transportation, Shopping and Errands, Meal Prep, Light Housekeeping
KW Seniors Day Program
247 Franklin Street North, Kitchener, ON
Services: Social games and events
City of Cambridge Seniors Programs
City of Kitchener Seniors Programs
City of Waterloo Senior Supports
Services: Housing, social supports, staying in your home supports.
Advantage Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
Details: For those persons eligible for publically-funded (OHIP) physiotherapy. Consequently, some of the guidelines governing the operation of the Physiotherapy Centre are stipulated by the Ministry of Health, and so different from those of our sister clinic. The following groups are eligible for publically-funded physiotherapy:
- Persons 65 and over
- Persons 19 and under
- Persons receiving benefits through Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program
- Persons who have had an overnight stay in hospital relating to the condition for which they require physiotherapy
A doctor’s referral is required for all persons seeking publically-funded physiotherapy.
Daisy Fresh Cleaning Services Inc.
Details: Home cleaning service that encompasses the regions of KW (Kitchener and Waterloo) and Stratford. They can customize services upon request for children, elderly or seniors and persons with disabilities when accommodation and modification is required
Check the home page of the website, or call to see/confirm when booking times are available.
659 King St E #250, Kitchener, ON N2G 2M4
Services: Computer training, advocacy, information and referral, health and wellness programmes, recreational opportunities.
Community Support Connections (CSC)
61 Woolwich St N, Breslau, ON N0B 1M0
Services: Nutrition, Physical Health, Social Wellbeing, and Help at Home.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
KW branch: 151 Frederick St, Ste 201 Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Toll-Free KW: 1.800-265-4127
Toll-Free National: 1-800-563-2642
Services: Supports, programs and advocacy for people who are blind or with low vision.
MS Society of Canada (MSSC)
Belmont Ave W, Kitchener ON N2M 1L2
Questions about MS: 1-844-859-6789
Other inquiries: 1-800-268-7582
Services: Equipment program, knowledge network, peer support, friendly visiting, legal and advocacy support, young people with MS, caregiver supports.
Bridges to Belonging (BTB)
65 Hanson Avenue Kitchener, ON N2C 2H6
Kitchener office: 519-603-0998
Click on "Contact Us" to communicate by email.
Services: Person-directed planning and facilitation
Canadian Hearing Services (CHS)
120 Ottawa St N, Kitchener, ON N2H 3K5
Services: Services for individuals with hearing loss and businesses on how to support individuals with hearing loss.
99 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON N2G 3S8
Services: Community and employment supports, early learning and inclusive living.
Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region
23 Water St N, Kitchener, ON Canada N2H 5A4
Services: Tax clinics, grass-roots community engagement, support of community movements, collaboration with lived experience groups (including Disabilities and Human Rights Group)
Developmental Services Resource Centre
205 – 1120 Victoria St. N., Kitchener, ON N2B 3T2
Services: Professional and support services for individuals of all ages with a developmental disability and/or autism spectrum disorder.
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Services: Services and assistance for individuals living with MD.
Services: Various locations around Ontario. Supports for individuals with SCI and their families.
Developmental Services Ontario
Services: Various locations around Ontario. Adult Developmental Services. Passport funding: contact Diane Lillico at email@example.com
Waterloo Region Family Network
65 Hanson Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2C 2H6
Services: Facilitates peer connections and the sharing of community resources.
91 Moore Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2H 3S4
Services: Programming and supports for youth, teens and adults with disabilities.
Services: Multiple locations across the region. Supports and services for children and youth with disabilities.
March of Dimes Canada
Fax: (519) 432-4923
Bridge n Brighten - Friendly Visiting and Wellbeing Coordination
Fee-for-service extended caregiving services including respite, in-home visiting, and health care coordination.
Services: Multiple disability-related supports and programs offered, including assistance with accessible modification and equipment/assistive devices (purchase and repairs), based on income.
Beyond My Battle
Details: Although this not-for-profit is run in the states many of its online resources are available for free in Canada. the mission statement is to reduce the stress of serious illness, rare disease, and disability through emotional support and educational resources rooted in mindfulness, awareness, and compassion. Some of the resources accessible online are linked below.
BMB Emotional e-Toolkit
a free and accessible collection of fundamental strategies that help reduce stress, tailored for those affected by illness or disability. Each Tool is conveniently laid out for you to learn about, understand, and implement into your life.
The Battle Kit: Covid-19 At Home Resources For Care & Calm
As the coronavirus impacts our lives, we need ways to care for ourselves and each other. Whether you are well-practiced in staying in or making lots of changes to your daily life, the pandemic brings up many emotions. It is also a critical time to care for our nervous systems. In doing so, we strengthen our minds, bodies, and particularly our immune systems.
Free Zoom support groups
BMB podcast called “Unfixed”
Sharing intimate conversations between two people creatively contending with adversity. One person has a chronic health condition. The other is a professional working within a relevant field or facing their own, unique battle. Each episode is an invitation to lean into curiosity, compassion, and empathy, while recognizing that we can all live powerful lives despite – or because of – our challenges.
BMB Blog Forum
sharing the many facets of life with illness and disability; where people like you open up about their personal experiences and pursuits while living with rare disease, serious illness, and disability. If you’re interested in sharing your story, use this form to get in touch.
BMB Free E-Books
Our free e-books take a deeper dive into practices for managing emotions and stress when living with, or caring for someone with an illness or disability
Need further help? Contact our Community Resource Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about the Community Resource Program.