The Region of Waterloo and the City of Cambridge provide social services that help support the community, including:

There are also many services provided by agencies throughout the community.

Need help finding a social service in Cambridge?

View the map full screen.

Use our interactive city map to find social services available in the City of Cambridge.  In total there are over 550 services available to residents.

To use the map:

  • Beside ‘What services are near me?” type in your Cambridge address (i.e. 355 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, ON) or use the Find My Location icon, which is the circle next to the search box.  The map is automatically set to the address of City Hall (50 Dickson Street, Cambridge, ON).  Or click on the map to find a location.
  • Scroll through the types of services on the right hand side of the page using the “previous” and “next” arrows to find all the services
  • Zoom in and out using the Kilometers (1 to 10) slide bar
  • The total number of services for specified types of service/location/kilometers appear in the circle underneath the type of service
  • Click on a service to get more information (service name, category, description, hours, eligibility, application, address, phone, email and website)   

The table below shows the types of services available and the list of service name categories in each type of service.

 Service table
Types of services available and the service name categories in each type of service.
Types of servicesService name categories
Accessibility Accessibility and inclusion
Adult education and employment

Adult education

Employment services

Basic needs and housing

Basic needs

Food programs

Housing

Shelters

Children, youth, family

Child care

Children and family

Early years

Literacy services

Newcomers services

Youth services

Health services

Dental/Eye/Feet/Hearing services

Heath teams and walk-in clinics

Hospital and labs

Medical devices

Mental health

Prenatal care

Support services

Mental health and crisis support

Addictions services

Assault services

Bereavement support

Neighbourhood groups

Library

Neighbourhood associations

Religious organizations

Service clubs

Recreation, arts and culture

Arts and culture

Special interest groups

Sports and recreation

Senior services

Housing

Senior services

 

The service information details are obtained from the isearchmycommunity.ca information database.  This information database is maintained by the Social Planning Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries, funded by the Region of Waterloo, and supported by a community advisory committee of over 20 agencies.  To update any service information please see instructions on isearchmycommunity.ca.