General Health and Social Service Resources

Southwest Healthline

An online source for local health and social service listings.

Community Connections

A resource guide of basic needs supports and services for Elgin County.


Call for free, confidential, anonymous information and referral to community, social, health and related government services. 24/7 support offered in over 160 languages. Now available online at

Public Health Ontario – Ontario Health Profile

The Ontario Health Profile is a new and innovative way of describing the health status of Ontarians focusing on key public health issues that have an impact on the whole of the population. Click the link to download helpful infographics focusing on 10 key public health issues.

The Ontario Caregiver Organization

The Ontario Caregiver Organization has been created to help make it easier for family caregivers. Their focus is on raising awareness of the caregiving role, connecting caregivers to information and supports and helping to bridge the services available so all caregivers, regardless of age, condition or where they live have access to the same resources.

Area Community Health Centres

Central Community Health Centre (St. Thomas)

Chatham-Kent CHCs (Chatham; Wallaceburg; Walpole Island; Pain Court)

London InterCommunity Health Centre

South East Grey Community Health Centre (Markdale)

Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) 

SOAHAC provides health services (Traditional and Western) to on and off reserve, status, non-status and Métis Aboriginal people at locations in London, Chippewas of
the Thames First Nation (Muncey), Windsor and Owen Sound.

Woodstock and Area Community Health Centre


Alliance for Healthier Communities (formerly AOHC)

The Alliance for Healthier Communities is Ontario’s voice for community-governed primary health care, and represents 111 community-governed primary health care organizations. Membership includes Ontario’s Community Health Centres, Aboriginal Health Access Centres, Community Family Health Teams and Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics, who share a strong commitment to advancing health equity and recognize that access to the highest attainable standard of health is a fundamental human right.

Canadian Association of Community Health Centres (CACHC)

The Canadian Association of Community Health Centres (CACHC) is the federal voice for Community Health Centres and community-oriented, people-centred primary health care across Canada.

Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA)

Ontario Community Support Association is the voice of the home and community care sector.  Their members provide a wide a wide variety of health and wellness services that help a wide range of clients – including seniors and people with disabilities – live independently in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.

Community Partners and Resources

Alzheimer Society Elgin-St.Thomas


Elgin-Oxford Legal Clinics

Elgin and St. Thomas Housing Corporation

Southwest Public Health

Employment Services Elgin

Family and Children’s Services St. Thomas & Elgin

Four Counties Health Services Foundation 


Municipality of Dutton Dunwich

Municipality of West Elgin

Ontario Early Years Centre Elgin-Middlesex-London

South West Community Care Access Centre (SW CCAC)

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

Violence Against Women, Services Elgin County

VON Elgin Middlesex

YWCA St. Thomas Elgin

Mental Health Services

Canadian Mental Health Association Elgin Branch – Case Management

  • Intensive case management services for individuals with serious mental illness aged 16 or older.
  • Services are client-directed and based on individual need.
  • Provide client advocacy and assistance in areas of daily living.

Addiction Services Thames Valley – Addictions & Mental Health Counselling

  • Respectfully supports individuals and families through the life-changing challenges of drug, alcohol and gambling problems and recovery.
  • Services range from screening and assessment to treatment planning, referrals and relapse prevention.

Addictions Services Thames Valley – Telewithdrawal and Crisis Support Program

  • Provides a client-centered harm reduction approach, including acute and past withdrawal assessment, consultation, planning, relapse prevention, community referrals and education.

Mind Your Mind

  • mindyourmind is an award-winning, non-profit mental health program that engages youth, emerging adults and the professionals who serve them to co-develop reliable and relevant resources.
  • These resources are designed to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and increase access and use of community support, both professional and peer-based.
  • Through the use of active engagement, best practice and technology, mindyourmind inspires youth to reach out, get help and give help

Reach Out

“Reach Out” is a new 24/7 information, support and crisis line for people with mental health or addiction needs living in Elgin, Oxford, Middlesex or London. It is a partnership project of Addictions Services of Thames Valley and the Canadian Mental Health Associations of Middlesex, Elgin and Oxford.

Smoking Cessation

These sites provide different kinds of information about tobacco use, and resources to help you stop or cut down.

Our Funders

Ontario Health West

United Way Elgin St. Thomas

Ontario Grants