Community Resources: Information & Links

DENTAL, website: Healthy Smiles, Healthy Kids.

Healthy Smiles Ontario is a government-funded dental program that provides free preventive, routine, and emergency dental services for children and youth 17 years old and under from low-income households.

The program includes regular visits to a licensed dental provider and covers the costs of treatment including:

  • check-ups
  • cleaning
  • fillings
  • x-rays
  • scaling
  • urgent or emergency dental care

Cosmetic dentistry, including teeth whitening and braces, are not covered by the program.

 

SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC, website: Region of Waterloo Public Health

Sexual health services include clinical and counselling services. To make an appointment at a sexual health clinic or for counselling, call 519-883-2267.

Visit our Sexual Health Counselling or Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) & HIV Testing for locations and hours of operation.

Clinical Services

  • Access to birth control methods & pap tests (for 24-year olds and under)
  • Follow up on post-therapeutic abortion
  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections including HIV
  • Treatment for genital warts (HPV)

Counselling Services

  • Healthy relationships
  • Sexual orientation
  • Sexual assault referrals
  • Birth control information
  • Pregnancy testing, counselling and referrals
  • Post-therapeutic abortion

 

EMERGENCY SHELTERS

 

EYE GLASSES

  • see your Guidance Counsellor to discuss options