Guelph – Wellington

Please see updated information regarding services during COVID-19 outbreak.

We are adhering to all COVID safety measures.


Three sites operational

  • The Grove – Fergus, 900 Tower Street, Unit 103, Fergus Ontario N1M 3N7
  • The Grove – Palmersto, 390 Main Street East, Palmerston, Ontario N0G 2P
  • The Grove – Erin (Main Place Youth Center), 10 Thompson Cres, Erin, Ontario N0B 1T0

Four future sites

  • The Grove – University of Guelph (open early 2022)
  • The Grove – YMCA of Three Rivers (open early 2023)
  • The Grove – Guelph (open late 2022)
  •  The Grove – Shelldale Family Gateway (expansion 2023)

Have Questions?

Cyndy Moffat Forsyth,, 1-833-434-7683

Hours of Operation

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Services Available

Mental health and substance use services integrated with a range of other youth services.

  • Walk In Counselling
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Peer to Peer support
  • Navigation Services
  • Career Counselling
  • Youth Programming

News & Updates

  • Groundbreaking of the new CMHAWW building: July 22, 2021
  • Grand Opening of the Erin site: August 19, 2021
  • Grand Opening of the Fergus site: August 25, 2021
  • Grand Opening of the Palmerston site: September 23, 2021

Crisis Supports

844 437 3247 (HERE247) or TTY: 1-877-688-5501

Here 24/7 is your front door to the addictions, mental health, and crisis services provided by 11 agencies across Waterloo Wellington. We do the intake, assessment, and referrals for most local government funded addictions and mental health services. If you need a service outside what Here 24/7 can offer, we’ll do our best to link you directly.


  • Kids Help Phone – Provides confidential support with a professional counsellor available 24/7 by phone, text or Facebook Messenger. Additional resources are also available on their website. 1-800-668-6868. Text CONNECT to 686868
  • Good2Talk – Provides confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario. Available by phone or text. 1-866-925-5454. Text GOOD2TALKON to 686868

Who’s Providing Service?

  • East Wellington Community Services
  • Minto Mental Health
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Centre Wellington
  • 2nd Chance Employment Services
  • University of Guelph
  • YMCA of Three Rivers
  • Shelldale Family Gateway
  • Portage
  • Compass


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