Bluewater District School Board

Bluewater's Resources for Parents/ Families page

Resources for Parents/ Families

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Below are resources available to parents and families in the following areas: mental health, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S+, family violence, human trafficking, youth and vaping, addiction, housing, disordered eating, and food programs.

Mental Health

211 Ontario - Helpline for Individuals
211 is an award winning helpline and website that provides information on and referrals to Ontario's community, social, health-related and government services. The vision for 211 Ontario is to be the primary source of information and gateway to human services for individuals and planners.

Canadian Mental Health Grey Bruce
Crisis: 1-877-470-5200

Family Support Initiative (

Bounce Back
BounceBack offers quick tips to support your mental health during COVID-19 (

Keystone Child, 
Youth and Family Services 
Home page - Keystone Child, Youth and Family Services (

After School Skills Development Summer Program 2020-2021

Mental Health Services for students and families

Noticing Mental Health Concerns for Your Child - Info Sheet for Parents/Guardians and Families

Easy and Fun at home Mental Health Activities (Elementary)

Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support

Psychology Foundation of Canada: Stress Lessons - Stress Management 101 for Parents

Parents for Children's Mental Health


School Mental Health Ontario

Children's Mental Health Ontario

Canadian Mental Health Association


M’ Wikwedong 
M’Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre, Aboriginal Friendship Centre (


M’Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre, Aboriginal Friendship Centre (

Indigenous Services Canada
About the Non-Insured Health Benefits program (

PFlag Canada

Ontario | Plag Canada (

Family Violence

Grey Bruce Public Health
Family Violence (

Bruce Grey Child and Family Services
Bruce Grey Child and Family Services (

Violence Prevention Grey Bruce

help | Violence Prevention Grey Bruce

Victims Services

Get Help | Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth (

Human Trafficking

The Women's Centre Grey Bruce
Crisis Help Line: 1-519-371-1600
Toll Free: 1-800-265-3722
Text: 226-974-0755

The Women's Centre Grey Bruce Inc. (

Youth and Vaping

Drug Free Kids Canada
Vaping | Drug Free Kids Canada

Grey Bruce Public Health
Smoke & Vape-Free Living (

Tele Health - Ontario Quitting Time (18+)

1 866-797-0000

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
vaping-youth-resource-en-pdf.pdf (


CHOICES Canadian Mental Health Association
CHOICES Drug and Alcohol Counselling for Youth (

Addictions Support Groups
Addiction Support Groups - Grey and Bruce -

Grey Bruce Health Services

Mental Health & Addiction Services - Grey Bruce Health Services (

Connex Ontario
Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Services | Connex Ontario 


Bruce County Social Services
Local Phone Number: 519-881-0431
Housing Services | Bruce County

Grey County Social Services
Local Phone Number: 519-376-7324
Affordable Housing | County of Grey - Colour It Your Way


Disordered Eating

Echo Ontario
Parents-Survive-to-Thrive-Eating-Disorders-Guide.pdf (

Food Programs

OSHaRE | What We Have We Will Share

Salvation Army

Owen Sound: 519-371-0957
Saugeen Shores: 519-389-3942


BWDSB & BGCDSB Caregiver Resource Sheet .pdf


Bluewater District School Board is located on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, which is represented by the communities of Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.
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