Lutherwood offers a wide range of community mental health programs, you can find details of each below. These programs are accessed through Front Door, or other referral sources. To explore options that meet your needs attend our Walk-In services. All services are provided free of charge.
Front Door offers Walk-In services at three different locations:
- Tuesday: 12 pm – 6:30 pm at 35 Dickson St, Cambridge (Lutherwood)
- Wednesday: 12 pm – 6:30 pm at 1770 King Street E., Kitchener (Front Door)
- Thursday: 9 am – 3:30 pm at 1145 Concession Rd., Cambridge (Langs)
- Saturday: 9 am – 3:30 pm at 1770 King Street E., Kitchener (Front Door)
Please note that the last session will begin one hour prior to the end times above.
If you are:
- a teen
- a parent of a child under 18 years old
- a young person under the age of 12 with your parents’ consent
- a young person 12 or older (you can attend with an adult if you wish)
Then our Walk-In Counselling is for you.
You are always welcome to bring any other significant/supportive person with you to a Walk-In session. Content discussed in Walk-In sessions are held in strict confidence as with any other counseling relationship.
Zero2Six offers an intensive home-based family support program that engages parents as equal partners in solving problems. An experienced Family Support Worker will come to your home to meet with you and learn about your unique family. Over approximately 3 months, you will work together setting goals, developing skills and practicing strategies to help you make desired changes in parenting, understanding your child's development and accessing community resources and services.
Through partnership with the Waterloo Region Ontario Early Years Centres, brief individual sessions and parenting workshops are offered to support parents experiencing challenges with their young children in such areas as feeding, bed time and understanding and managing behaviour. Registration for both the consultations and workshops can be done through a participating Ontario Early Years Centre.
The Partners Program works to preserve a family's ability to continue living together. By reinforcing family strengths and coping skills, Partners enhances the capacity of parents to function both as a family unit and as part of the community.
Each family is assigned a Partners Family Support Worker who will work directly with you for up to four hours each week to set achievable individualized treatment goals and monitor progress.
Our Community Mental Health team provides flexible assessment, treatment and case management support to families needing additional support to address their needs. The team provides increased understanding of their needs, increased outcomes of treatment approach and a reduction in system complexity.
Families of children with serious mental health, emotional and behavioural problems face a very difficult task of finding their way through complicated service systems. As a long-term support and coordination service, ISRCP helps ensure families receive the services and supports they need, that services are appropriate to their changing needs and that there is a smooth transition between services. Our program does not provide direct therapy or counselling, rather we focus on making sure families remain well-informed and active participants in their own care.