Our goal is to make accessing local social services easy! 

This is a listing of community partners who are available out of our office.

Conestoga College Employment Services

A career work coach is available at WCS every other Wednesday to assist job seekers with career direction, individual employment supports and self-employment.

They can also help with:

  • Career Advising

  • Job Search Support

  • Free public access to computers and printers for job search and skills training research

  • Second Career Funding Information

  • Academic Advisement

  • Internationally Trained Immigrant Advisement

  • Current information on community resources, careers, local labour market, training options and job opportunities

  • Post secondary Program Information/Registration

  • Linkages to Employers

  • Employment & Career Planning Workshops

Family Outreach Program

The Family Outreach Program is a community-based program created to prevent and reduce child poverty in the Waterloo Region.

 

An Outreach Worker is available on-site Monday each week to work with families who have children 17 years or younger.

The community outreach worker can help provide families with information on getting:

-Clothing

-Childcare and childcare needs

-Counselling

-Transportation (resources and information)

-Food Cupboard

-Covering recreation activity fees

Please Call our office 519-669-5139

*Better yet, stop by 5 Memorial Ave, Elmira to connect with your local outreach worker.

Strong Start Program -Get Ready For School

Offered at the Woolwich Youth Centre the Get Ready For School Program provides 44 two-hour classes, and delivered by trained instructors and volunteers who work with children ages 3-4. The program runs from January or February to June, just prior to their start in Junior Kindergarten.

The Literacy Group

 The Literacy Group provides a variety of programs for adults to learn and improve on their literacy skills. 

 

Instructors are available to come to WCS for lessons. 

 

If interested Contact:

151 Frederick Street, Suite 200
Kitchener, ON, N2H 2M2

Phone: 519-743-6090  Fax: 519-743-6203
info@tlgwr.ca

 

Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9 am to 9 pm
Friday: 9 am to 4 pm

 

TOPS Weight Loss Support Group

TOPS is an affordable weight loss group focused on healthy living.

TOP meets at WCS every Monday night from 6-8:00 p.m. The weigh in starts from 6:15-7:45 p.m.

For more information please call: Lynne Martin at 519-699-5903

Service Canada

A Service Canada Representative is available at Woolwich Community Services by appointment the first Monday morning of each month.

The Service Canada Representative can help: 

Answer questions about Service Canada programs and Services

(Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Employment Insurance, and Social Insurance Numbers)

-You can apply for a Social Insurance Number (SIN) Check our website for documents required

-You can sign up for My Service Canada Account (MSCA)

Waterloo Region Community Legal Services

Can Help You With:

  • Tenancy Issues

  • Ontario Disability Support Program

  • Ontario Works

  • Employment

  • Canada Pension Plan – Disability

  • Employment Insurance

  • Criminal Injuries Compensation

  • Consumer Protection

  • Immigration

We do not deal with matters concerning the following areas:

  • Criminal Law

  • Real Estate

  • Family Law

  • Personal Injury

To find out when Waterloo Region Community  Legal Services is at our office call us at 519-669-5139

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​​Call us:

WCS Info Centre: 1-519-669-5139

Toll Free Number  1-800-661-7918

Thrift Shop: 1-519-669-1129

Youth Centre: 1-519-669-3539

Low-German: 1-519-669-9323

​​WCS Info Centre Hours:

Monday- Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Find us: 

WCS Info Centre

5 Memorial Ave.

Elmira, ON N3B 2P8 

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