We Are Stronger Together

House of Friendship is a Waterloo Region-based nonprofit organization that provides food, housing, addiction treatment and neighbourhood support to individuals and families. With the tremendous support of this community, we help more than 42,000 individuals each year. Please walk with us as we respond with compassion to those who need help. Let’s make Waterloo Region a place where everyone can belong and thrive!

Latest News & Events

Kindness is a Choice

Kindness is a Choice

Jim Furlong knows what it’s like to grow up with very little. As an orphan, Jim stayed in foster...

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Stable Housing Brings New Beginnings

Stable Housing Brings New Beginnings

It’s taken a long time for Courtney to feel at home. As an adopted Black child growing up in...

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No Longer Alone

No Longer Alone

“I used to donate to the food bank. I never expected I would one day need to go and...

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Growing Future Leaders

Growing Future Leaders

This year, March break provided an opportunity for leadership and growth for two young women in the Courtland Shelley community. Through...

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Giving Back As a Way of Life

Giving Back As a Way of Life

House of Friendship is part of Jim Erb’s DNA. Jim grew up regularly helping his aunt cut up carrots...

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The Right Help at the Right Time

The Right Help at the Right Time

Ralphy was tired of seeing his friends die. “I lost five friends in one week. It’s something that stays...

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