Substance use has wide ranging effects on people’s lives and our communities. Waterloo Region Integrated Drugs Strategy (WRIDS) is a community change response to address concerns and reduce harms pertaining to substance use through project-based work.
For more information contact the WRIDS Coordinator Erica Poulin at [email protected]
Further details about the WRIDS can be found on the Drug Strategy website.
Community Healthcaring Kitchener-Waterloo is pleased to host a Community Care Coordinator who provides supports regarding questions or potential home care referrals. Our Community Care Coordinator supports include:
Personal Support Worker
Nursing (wound care, IV meds; but FYI not general ‘vital sign’ checks/assessments)
Palliative Care Support
Family Outreach Workers walk with families to help meet basic needs by problem-solving solutions together, connecting them with services in their community and providing direct support when necessary.
Community Healthcaring Kitchener-Waterloo is pleased to host an Ontario Works Caseworker who helps clients navigate social assistance benefits.
Community Healthcaring Kitchener-Waterloo is please to host a Respiratory testing and education as an extension to St. Mary’s Airway Clinic
Community Healthcaring Kitchener-Waterloo is pleased to host a Settlement Worker at our Refugee Health location at 310 King Street East. This worker assists newcomers to Canada by providing information about important documents – from basic financial assistance to complex citizenship/sponsorship processes. She also links refugees with useful community services and assistance to help them develop plans that will make them successful in their new life and home.
Community Healthcaring Kitchener-Waterloo partners with Camino Counselling to meet specific client needs.