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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 (currently not available, please call 519-749-2932 press ‘1’  to book an appointment).

Front Door Moves Out of 1770 King St.

March 17, 2020

Effective February 1, Lutherwood and Carizon will have moved our Front Door services out of the 1770 King St E location and into our offices at 35 Dickson St in Cambridge and 400 Queen St in Kitchener. Our Front Door services continue to serve the community.   Front Door continues to be the access point […]

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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