Community Resources

Below you will find community resources in Windsor:

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
A community-based service for individuals who have sustained a brain injury. The program is made up of professionals who specialize in working with individuals who are experiencing difficulties as a result of an acquired brain injury. The goals of the ABI program are to maximize level of functioning and promote the best possible care through a number of services including assessments and consultations, neuropsychology, occupational therapy, social work, concussion clinic, support groups, education on resources, and more. A doctor’s referral is required to enter the program and there may be a wait list.

Children’s Safety Village
The mission of the Children’s Safety Village is to nurture safety and to eliminate preventable injuries and fatalities through education during children’s formative years in a creative, fun and interactive environment. The purpose of the Children’s Safety Village of Windsor and Essex County, (CSV), is to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities among our children; foster positive lifetime relationships between children and emergency services personnel by establishing and operating a safety teaching facility in the community of Windsor-Essex for school aged children.
Chrysalis Day Club
Chrysalis Day Club is a day program for persons with an acquired brain injury. It is run by its members and it centres on meaningful work and the development of meaningful relationships.
Citizens Advocacy
Citizen Advocacy Windsor-Essex is a not-for-profit agency that advocates for seniors and persons with disabilities. Through our client-centered programs and the promotion of public awareness, we enhance the quality of life for those we serve while empowering them to exercise their rights, freedoms and autonomy.
Community Crisis Centre of Windsor and Essex County
The Community Crisis Centre of Windsor-Essex County is a Ministry of Health and Long Term Care funded program that works in partnership with area hospitals and social agencies to provide crisis response services to individuals 16 years of age and older who are experiencing an acute mental illness and/or psychosocial crisis.The Community Crisis Centre is committed to providing prompt and effective crisis intervention services by a team of dedicated, trained professional staff.
Drouillard Place
Drouillard Place is a Registered , Non-Profit Charitable Organization under the direction of a Community Based Board of Directors. To improve the quality of life for the residents of the Drouillard Road Community and the parents, children and youth in the Grandview neighborhood.
Essex Youth Centre
The Essex Youth Centre is a Drop-In centre for teen youth of the community. We provide social and recreational activities, specialized medical care and counselling, tutoring, peer mentoring, cultural programs, Internet and computer access, a Career Development Centre, crafts and games.
Growing Together Family Resource Centre
Through professional staff, the NON PROFIT daycare provides quality programs of fun and learning following the legislation stipulated by the daycare nursery act, in partnerships with the Lambton Kent District School Board and St. Clair Catholic District School Board.
Harmony in Action
Harmony In Action is a non-profit, incorporated, registered charity that:
  • Provides a Day Program, Monday-Friday at 3939 Carmichael St located in Mic Mac Park
  • Organizes evening and weekend recreational activities
  • Offers a Recreational Extended Hours Program (Monday – Friday)( 3p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
  • Strives to meet the needs of individuals with physical and/or developmental disabilities
  • Believes that individuals with physical and/or developmental disabilities have as much right as others to meaningful experiences that develop their self-worth, the talents they possess and their sense of social acceptance

Other Resource areas outside of Windsor:

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Online Resource Centre: information and support to parents of children with disabilities. The online resource includes: parent and professional advice, community resources, Holland Bloorview programs, and family stories.

March of Dimes Canada
Rehabilitation, attendant care, peer support groups and supportive housing programs to adults and children living with the effects of a brain injury. Services are offered across in the home, community, school, hospital and/or workplace.