Things are changing rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay up-to-date with seminars, virtual meetings, and opportunities to stay connected with Wellbeing Waterloo Region!
Information about COVID-19
Refer to the Region of Waterloo’s Public Health Department page on COVID-19 to stay up-to-date with the most recent regional changes and guidelines.
Individual video counselling or phone support for service providers
Carizon is offering individual counselling video or telephone support to any service provider who needs it. They have partnered with the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to provide counselling sessions via phone or video chat at no cost to you. This service is available immediately.
Should you wish to be connected to a counsellor, please call (519) 743-6333 and press 1 when prompted. You will be directed to the intake team who will book an appointment for you. If you call outside of regular hours, please leave a message and they will get back to you as soon as possible.
Because community is important and we are all in this together, counselling services are offered to you at no cost for the next few weeks thanks to funding from the LHIN. Please note, sessions via phone or video are for those seeking support for mild to moderate symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress. For those experiencing severe symptoms or in crisis please contact Here 24/7 at 1-884-437-3247 (Here247). If you are in crisis, please call Here 24/7 at 1 (844) 437-3247 or 9-1-1.
In partnership with Carizon, Wellbeing Waterloo Region is offering online educational seminars. These seminars give us the opportunity to tune in, listen and learn. The information covered will be psycho-educational in nature, covering several topics affecting people right now. Topics such as dealing with anxiety, isolation, worries about the future, managing stress, coping strategies for working from home or managing the stress and uncertainty of being a direct service worker.
Delivery: These seminars would be offered online, be one hour in length and be delivered by two counsellors on Tuesdays at 3:00pm.
These sessions will be offered online and will be limited to 50-100 participants each session. If you are interested in virtually attending a session click on the link to register and then we can send you details about how to log in.