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You are Providing A Fresh Start for Joan

You are Providing A Fresh Start for Joan

Joan* doesn’t know where she would be without House of Friendship. Every week, Joan receives food deliveries through the...

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You Were There for Oumar!

You Were There for Oumar!

Do you remember that feeling of not fitting in? Of not belonging? That’s what it was like for Oumar...

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“This Place Saved My Life”

“This Place Saved My Life”

Brent was no stranger to addiction. At 61, he had already enjoyed 26 years of sobriety as a recovering...

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Finding a Place to Belong

Finding a Place to Belong

Brenda and her family will soon experience their first winter in Canada. When they first arrived, Brenda noticed that...

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You are There for Jen

You are There for Jen

When Jen sits down at Christmas with a holiday feast she has prepared for her family, she feels thankful....

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Finding Value in Being a Helper

Finding Value in Being a Helper

John is rediscovering what it is like to be a helper. John, one of our ShelterCare participants, has found...

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As we work on system upgrades, our phone lines will be temporarily down on Wednesday, April 17, starting at 8:30 am. The work is expected to take approximately five hours. All programs will continue to operate.

  • To access Emergency Food Hampers, please visit 807 Guelph Street in person
  • For access to Emergency Shelter, please call the Region’s intake line at 519-624-9133 
  • To complete intake for our Addiction programs, please call HERE 24/7 at 1-844-437-3247; in person and virtual addiction programs will run as usual
  • RAAM – participants can still attend in-person clinics at Waterloo Region Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic (WRNPLC) 13 Water Street North, Cambridge 9:00am-4:00pm *Walk-ins accepted 9:00-3:00pm
  • Donations can be made online at houseoffriendship.org/donations