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Organization: Family Services Perth-Huron  
Phone Numbers: 519-273-1020
Toll-Free: 1-800-268-0903
Fax: 519-273-6993
142 Waterloo St S
Stratford, ON
N5A 4B4
Intersection: Waterloo St S and George St E
Location: Southern Perth with satellite offices in Listowel, Clinton and Owen Sound
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon, Tue, Thu 8:30am-5pm * Wed 8:30am-9pm * Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Susan Melkert - Executive Director
Service Description: Supports for frail, older adults * helps people achieve their maximum potential and well-being *respite services

Provides one-on-one counselling, support, advocacy and educational services that meet the needs of the community
  • adult protective services
  • counselling services
  • credit counselling
  • employee assistance program
  • family support
  • family violence program for men
  • familyhome program
  • foundations initiative
  • hospice services
  • literacy/numeracy
  • program for older adults and their caregivers
  • respite program
  • social work
  • special services at home
  • violence against women program
Adult Protective Services - Case management involving assessment, coordination, advocacy and counselling for people 18 years and over who have a developmental disability
Counselling Services - One-on-one, couples, family therapy, group therapy, counselling and support for at risk seniors and/or persons with physical disabilities and/or their significant others * family violence treatment program * men's and women's groups
Credit Counselling - Personal money management, budget counselling, arrangement and administration of the Consumer Debt Repayment Program
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Contracted service through employer offering employees help with personal concerns
Family Support - Case Management - Provided to families with a child (birth to 18 years) who has a developmental or physical disability
Family Violence Program for Men - Group treatment for male perpetrators of domestic violence (Partner Assault and Child Abuse) * offers a twelve week group in a psycho-educational format
Familyhome Program - Supported private home placement for adults with developmental disabilities
Foundations Initiative - Provides people 18 to 24 years with developmental disabilities the opportunity to develop leadership, literacy and numeracy skills as well as recreational, leisure and social opportunities
Hospice Services - Companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-threatening illness * bereavement support for anyone who has experienced the death of someone close * services can be provided at home, or in hospitals and long-term care homes
Program for Older Adults or Persons with Physical Disabilities and their Caregivers - One-on-one supports for coordinating services, including personal advocacy, filling out forms, and income tax clinics * interventions for people facing critical life changes, or abuse  * referrals to other community support services as necessary
Respite Program - Coordinator helps caregivers of vulnerable children and youth (0-18 years) identify respite needs and develops and implements a respite plan * Respite Funding may be available 
Social Work for Community Care Access Centre (SW CCAC) - One-on-one and family counselling and advocacy
Special Services at Home - Provided on a one-to-one basis to infants, children and adults with a developmental disability
Violence Against Women (VAW) Program - Individual counselling, safety planning, advocacy, information and referrals for issues associated with past or present abuse for women (16+) who have experienced domestic violence, sexual harassment and/or abuse (physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or financial

Services and Programs:
Fees: Varies per program * fees are based on a person's ability to pay
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies per program
Older adults who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Huron, Perth, Bruce and Grey
See Also: Community Support Services
Counselling - Personal, Family and Couple

This information was last completely updated on 11/8/2013

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