|School - Other Community Resources
Where to Turn: Provides referral and contact information for organizations in Leeds Grenville and Lanark.
- National Eating Disorders Association: Offers the latest information, resources, action-oriented advocacy and media campaigns to educate the public and policymakers.
- Hopewell: An organization based in Ottawa that offers community support to people affected by eating disorders.
- Eat Right Ontario 1 877-510-5102: You can email or speak directly to a Registered Dietitian and get your questions answered on everyday food choices, disease prevention and popular nutrition topics.
- Open Doors: For children and youth, 0-18 (and their families) who are having difficulties in their lives. The counsellors at Open Doors work with children, youth and families to try and solve problems early on, before they become more serious.
- Children’s Mental Health of Leeds & Grenville: A community based mental health centre dedicated to serving the mental health needs of children, youth and their families. No professional referral is required. Children 12 and over may self-refer. Programs and services are free, accessible, and confidential.
- Kids Helpline: 1-800-668-6868. Provides toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counseling to young people in Canada.
- Distress Centre of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville:
Toll Free: 1-800-465-4442:
5pm Until Midnight Daily
The Distress Centre of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville provides a volunteer based telephone crisis service to anyone in the community needing support and assistance. Our trained volunteers will actively listen to your issues, focus in on your concerns and help you problem solve. This is an anonymous service.
- Assault Response & Care Centre of Leeds and Grenville: 1-800-567-7415. Offers Services to Women, Teens, Men and Children affected by Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse or Domestic Violence.
- Checkered Flags: A website designed to assist professionals in responding effectively to the students that we all care about, to promote a collaborative approach within our community and to increase the level of awareness and access to effective supports and services.
- Tri CAS: The Tri-County Addiction Services is a community-based addictions counseling and health promotion agency located in southeastern Ontario.
- Alwood: Alwood Treatment Centre provides substance abuse treatment for youth (male & female) ages 16 - 22, through an intensive four month residential program. The program utilizes a strength based, non-judgmental approach respecting diversity.
Healthy Growth and Development
- Smokers Helpline: 1-877-513-5333. A free, confidential telephone service you can call for easy access to a trained Quit Specialist. They can help you develop a structured “Quit Plan”, and answer your questions about quitting.