North Durham Service Hubs
Fueled by the overwhelming request to bring services to the north Durham area, North House has collaborated with several partner agencies to create full access Service Hubs in Port Perry, Uxbridge, Beaverton and Cannington.
These are the services available at the Service Hubs:
- Domestic Violence Support
- Employment Services
- Family Services
- Harm Reduction
- Mental Health and Addiction
- Ontario Works/Ontario Disability Support Program
- Senior Support
- Service Navigation
Brock Community Health Centre
Brock Community Health Centre attends both our Beaverton and Cannington service hub locations. They offer a variety of health services in the Township of Brock. Services include primary health care, geriatric assessments, physiotherapy, counselling and service navigation with a social worker, diabetes education, along with many other community programs. www.brockchc.ca
Community Care Durham provides a variety of services for individuals over the age of 16 including mental health support groups, transportation services, meals on wheels, adult day programs, assisted living, PSW services, foot care clinics, exercise & falls prevention, social programming and more! www.communitycaredurham.on.ca
The Denise House
The Denise House provides emergency shelter to women and their children experiencing abuse. They offer a Housing Support Program to assist in finding safe, suitable accommodations for their residents. Their Outreach Community Support Services work to empower women and children who are currently involved in an abusive relationship to work towards leading an abuse free life. They also operate a 24-hour crisis line: 1-800-263-3725 https://thedenisehouse.com/
Durham Region Family Services – Counselling and Developmental Disability Support
Family Services of Durham Region offers two different programs at our Hubs. First is the Adult Community Support Services (ACSS). These services are for adults who are age 18 or older with diagnosed developmental disabilities. This program provides supports to help people reach their full potential, live as independently as possible and participate in the community. The second program offered is counselling. They provide individual, couple and family counselling to people who live or work in Durham Region. They can also offer specialized counselling to the following people: survivors of abuse or assault, individuals with abusive behaviour, First Nations and Inuit individuals, male survivors of sexual abuse/assault and Canadian Forces personnel.
Durham Community Legal Clinic
Durham Community Legal Clinic provides free legal services for low-income residents of Durham Region. They are able to offer advice in the following areas of law: tenant rights, Ontario Disability Support Program Benefits, Canada Pension Plan Disability, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Ontario Works, Human Rights Law, Employment Law, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Small Claims Court, Consumer Law, Senior Law, and Domestic Violence Legal Aid Advice Referrals.
Durham Rape Crisis Centre (starting Aug 24th)
Durham Rape Crisis will be attending our Cannington and Port Perry Hub locations. They are a feminist organization committed to taking an active role in the Durham community to end all forms of violence against women and children. They offer both individual and group counselling, public education, as well as a 24-hour crisis and support line: 905-668-9200 https://drcc.ca
John Howard Society
John Howard Society Durham Region provides community-based Housing services, Community and Justice services, Employment and Training services, and Harm Reduction supports. At the North Durham Service Hubs, John Howard Society provides harm reduction supplies, education, support and referrals to a variety of resources. Supplies that can be provided include sterile needs and water, alcohol swabs, vitamin C, cookers, filters, condoms and latex-free tourniquets. Naloxone kits accompanied with training on how to use Naloxone is also available. https://johnhoward.on.ca/durham/
Social Services – OW/ODSP
Social Services is able to help with both Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). OW provides financial assistance to individuals and families while they work towards obtaining employment. ODSP provides monthly financial assistance and health-related benefits to persons with disabilities.