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Having a community where every person who lives or visits can participate full makes good sense for people, businesses and the entire community.

You may be wondering what services we have in Windsor-Essex County if you or someone in your family needs more help. We do have many organizations in our community that have support services for children, youth, adults and elderly who have disabilities.

Resources

Assisted Living

3141 Sandwich Street
Windsor, ONT, N9C 1A7 
Phone: 519-969-8188
www.alsogroup.org

The Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario (A.L.S.O.) began in 1938 with the opening of a workshop for both adults and children with disabilities. Through the years there have been changes in our community and in society but through it all A.L.S.O. has maintained its spirit and determination to provide the best possible services to adults with physical disabilities.

Gender Journey’s

Windsor Family Health Team
2475 McDougall, Suite 245
Windsor, ONT 519-972-2727 ext.5656  
www.windsorfht.ca/lgbt

Gender Journeys is a drop-in, biweekly meeting of transgender and gender-questioning young adults. Meetings are held on Thursdays.

Campus Pride

Dillon Hall, Room 252 401 Sunset Avenue Windsor, ONT, N9B 3P4 Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext.4093 www.uwsa.ca/uwsa-services/campus-pride-centre/

The Campus Pride Centre provides a positive environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning, Two-Spirited, Intersex, Pansexual and Asexual individuals and their allies on the University of Windsor campus.

The Campus Pride Centre holds a variety of events during the year. There are also events for National and International celebrations of queer identities such as: National Coming out Day, Transgender Day of Remembrance, International Women’s Day, World AIDS Day, and more.

Kids Help Phone

1-800-668-6868
www.kidshelpphone.ca

Kids Help Phone is Canada's only national 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth. Our service is completely anonymous and confidential - we don't trace calls, we don't have call display.

Community Living (Windsor)

7025 Enterprise Way 
Windsor, ONT, N8T 3N6
Phone: 519-974-4221
www.clwindsor.org

We are a not for profit charitable organization that provides supports to adults who have an intellectual disability, while creating opportunities and strengthening relationships within our community.

LGBT Youth Line

1-800-268-9688   
www.lgbtyouthline.ca 

The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line exists to provide service for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, 2-spirited, queer and questioning youth in Ontario. Working within an anti-oppression and  anti-racist framework, we provide leadership  opportunities, outreach, confidential peer support and  referrals by telephone, texting and online. 

Community Living Essex County

372 Talbot Street North
Essex, ONT, N8M 2W4
Phone: 519-776-6483

We are committed to support people with an intellectual disability to achieve their goals and dreams and to realize their value as full citizens in their community.

LGBT+ YOUTH GROUP

1361 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, ONT, N8X 1J6
Phone: 519-973-0222
www.aidswindsor.org

These groups are facilitated by a team of professionals from the community, that strive to create a safe environment in which youth can explore and express their interests and needs in an atmosphere where they are supported and respected for their contributions and unique individual differences. Every week looks different from the next. Some weeks we play games, other weeks we do arts and crafts, watch movies, or sit and talk about our weeks. Whether you’ re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersexed, two-spirited, queer or questioning, YOU ARE WELCOME!!!! There is no need to call ahead. Just come with a smile and an open mind.

Community Living Essex County - Southshore

245 Talbot Street West
Leamington, ONT, N8H 1N8
Phone: 519-326-4311
www.communitylivingessex.org

We are committed to support people with an intellectual disability to achieve their goals and dreams and to realize their value as full citizens in their community.

Out On Campus

University of Windsor
401 Sunset Ave
Windsor, ONT
Phone: 519-253-3000  ext.4093 
www.uwindsor.ca/ooc

Out on Campus provides a positive environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning,  Two-Spirited, Intersex, Pansexual and Asexual  individuals (or LGBTTIQQ2SPA) and their allies on the University of Windsor campus.  Those who are attending St. Clair College are also encouraged to participate in our events! 

Community Living Essex County – Channel

260 Bathurst Street
Amherstburg, ONT, N9V 1Y9
Phone: 519-736-5077
www.communitylivingessex.org

We are committed to support people with an intellectual disability to achieve their goals and dreams and to realize their value as full citizens in their community.

Spectrum+ Alliance

St. Clair College
2000 Talbot Road West
Windsor, Ontario,
http://stclairgsa.weebly.com

The Spectrum+ Alliance is a student organization that works to make St Clair College safe for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. We embrace all students. We intend to spread the message of equality to our college and our community. Our goal is to open the eyes of our fellow students, friends and neighbors to the issues that are plaguing the LGBTQIA+ community in the hopes of teaching them tolerance. We will do this with civility and respect for those around us through demonstrations and events that our group organizes.

Community Living Essex County – Northshore

13158 Tecumseh Road East
Tecumseh, ON N8N 3T6
Phone: 519-979-0057
www.communitylivingessex.org

We are committed to support people with an intellectual disability to achieve their goals and dreams and to realize their value as full citizens in their community.

Windsor Pride Education & Resource Centre

1106 Ouellette Avenue Unit 102
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4K1
Phone: 519-973-4656
www.windsorpride.com

We support our committees who, among other things: work to create educational opportunities for the community, including diversity training; work with the local school boards and the Gay-Straight Alliances in schools; work with and support other community  organizations, and; host seniors' programs & activities. 

Douillard Place

1102 Drouillard Road
Windsor, ONT, N8Y 2R1
Phone: 519-253-1073
www.drouillardplace.ca

Drouillard Place is a multi-service provider dedicated to improving the quality of Life of the residents of the Drouillard and Grandview communities. To provide information, referral, crisis counselling, educational workshops and material assistance to area residents.

Windsor Youth Centre

1247 Wyandotte Street East
Windsor, ONT, N9A 3K6
Phone: 226-674-0006
www.thewindsoryouthcentre.org

The Windsor Youth Centre (WYC) is a surrogate living room to over one hundred and fifty youth. Where else is there to go? The youth always answer, "Nowhere." When it opened in October 2011, the WYC was the only drop-in centre for homeless and at-risk youth in Windsor-Essex . It still is.

Family Respite Services

3295 Quality Way, Unit 101A
Windsor ONT, N8T 3R9
Phone: 519-972-9688
www.familyrespite.org

FRS works in partnership with families who have children with disabilities. We coordinate support and provide short breaks that strengthen families and contribute to children having meaningful lives in their community.

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest

536 Pelissier Street
Windsor, ONT, N9A 4L1
Phone: 226-348-3378  
www.wepridefest.com

Windsor-Essex Pride Fest strives to strengthen the sense of community and contribute to the vibrancy, health and overall well-being of LGBTTIQ persons in WindsorEssex. Raising awareness of ongoing issues facing the LGBTTIQ community including youth suicide,  discrimination & bullying. Windsor-Essex Pride Fest as an organization is more than just a festival, it empowers individuals to reach out to each other and facilitates opportunities for connection and belonging through age-specific activities or initiatives, peer-facilitated groups and special events and will address social isolation and create a social environment that is more accommodating, resilient and connected to the broader LGBTTQIA community in Windsor-Essex. 

 
 
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Phone: (226) 348-3378
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536 Pelissier Street
Windsor, Ontario, N9A 4L1

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