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Welcome to Front Door

We are your starting point for accessing child and youth mental health services and supports in Waterloo Region.

Since you are here, you are likely experiencing a difficult, confusing and challenging time. We can help. We work with parents/caregivers, children and youth (up to their 18th birthday) who are struggling with life’s challenges such as emotions, behaviours, relationships and mental health. We listen, offer support and can help you identify next steps including access to other services. To see how we can help you, click on one of the options below or just walk in during our walk-in times (first come first serve).

Quick Access Closure May 28, 2019- 35 Dickson Street Cambridge

May 14, 2019 Due to the ongoing construction in the area, we will not be operating the Quick Access Service on Tuesday May 28, 2019 at 35 Dickson Street, Cambridge.We apologize for any inconvenience, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

Front Door Events

  • Building Strong Relationships with our Kids and Teens, What’s Up Wilmot

    We all want to feel close to the kids and teens we care for, but did you know that these relationships also serve as a foundation for their mental health? In this workshop we will explore what we mean by mental health, attachment, and how they are interconnected. Learn why strengthening your connection with your […]

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About Front Door

Carizon Family and Community Services and Lutherwood have combined resources to offer Front Door – a great first step for families and young people who have concerns that relate to behavioural or emotional mental health concerns.

"I wish I had come sooner. This was very helpful as we came up with a plan that will help. The staff were very kind, listened to me and created a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere. Thank you." Parent