Walkerton

Schedule of Services

On-Site Mediation

Thursday 9:00am – 3:00pm

Mandatory Information Program

Friday twice a month 9:00am – 11:00am

Information and Referral Coordination

Monday 9:00am – 3:30pm

For more information, please contact us at:

1-888-796-0483 ext 707

Email: walkerton@mediationsouth.com

LEGAL RESOURCES   

 

Legal Aid Ontario 

If you cannot afford a lawyer, you may be eligible for legal assistance from Legal Aid Ontario, which serves low-income Ontarians. For most services, a client must be financially eligible. Legal Aid Ontario provide a number of family law services, including duty counsel and advice lawyers, a Family Law Service Centre and if appropriate, a certificate to hire a lawyer. To find out more about what service are available call: 1-800-668-8258 or online at: https://www.legalaid.on.ca/

 

Lawyer Referral Services  

If you wish to retain a lawyer, you may contact the Lawyer Referral Service, operated by the Upper Law Society. The service will provide you with a name of a lawyer in your area who practices family law. That lawyer will provide you a half-hour free consultation. The referral service has evolved into an on-line service. To receive an immediate referral, go to: www.findlegalhelp.ca or call 1-855-947-5255.

 

Free Legal Information & Referrals

Legal Line is a Federal not-for-profit organization providing Free easy-to-understand legal information in over 2,100 topics, covering 48 major areas of law. Information covers Federal, Provincial and Territorial laws, and is available in 107 languages. Those who need further help are referred to experts — lawyers, paralegals, government offices, and other professionals. For more information, go to: https://www.legalline.ca/

 

Limited Scope Practicing Lawyers

If you would like to receive legal advice at an hourly rate avoiding a retainer fee, you can try Limited Scope Practicing Lawyers. You can find a list of lawyers within your area that offer this service at – http://www.familylawlss.ca

 

The Office of The Children’s Lawyer 

The Office of the Children’s Lawyer is a law office in the Ministry of the Attorney General which delivers programs in the administration of justice on behalf of children with respect to their personal and property rights.  Lawyers within the office represent children in various areas of law including child custody and access disputes, child protection proceedings and civil litigation. Clinical investigators prepare reports for the court in custody/access proceedings and may assist lawyers who are representing children in such matters. To learn more about the services offered by the Office of the Children’s Lawyer call: (416) 314-8000 or find online at: www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/about/artcl/fjsd_ocl.php

 

Complaints about a Lawyer  

Matters relating to the legal profession are within the responsibility of the Law Society of Upper Canada. If you are concerned about the conduct of a lawyer, you can call: 416-947-3315 or 1-800-668-7380 or go online to: www.lsuc.on.ca/with.aspx?id=644

 You may also put your complaint in writing to the following address:  

Complaints Services 

The Law Society of Upper Canada 

Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West  

Toronto, Ontario  

M5H 2N6  

 

LEGAL INFORMATION

 

Steps to Justice / CLEO Community Legal Education Ontario

Step-by-step information about legal problems. Reliable, practical, and easy to understand. 

CLEO is an online resource project dedicates to providing legal information intended to help in understanding legal rights. For more information go to: www.cleo.on.ca

 

Use CLEO’s free online interviews to fill out legal forms, draft letters, and identify your next steps. The Guided Pathways ask you questions and then use your answers to fill in the forms and letters you need. When you are done, you can save and print your papers.

www.stepstojustice.ca/guided-pathways

 

FLEW – Family Law Education for Women  

The Family Law Education for Women’s website is a public legal education project funded by the Government of Ontario to assist women in understanding their family law rights. The website provides a variety of online publications intended to address the particular needs and vulnerabilities of women new to Canada (including immigrant, refugee and non-status women) and can be found at: www.onefamilylaw.ca

 

Family Law information Centre (FLIC)  

The FLIC assists in meeting the individual needs of clients, particularly clients who are not represented by a lawyer and are entering the family court system for the first time. At the FLIC there is an Information and a Referral Coordinator who will assist you to find and connect with services you are looking for within your community. Advice Lawyers, who provide summary legal advice are also available at the FLIC.  

The FLIC provides publications and guides to family procedures, including the publication “What You Should Know About Family Law in Ontario” which contains a section specific to domestic violence issues. The publication is available in English, French, Arabic, Chinese-Simplifies and traditional, Somali, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu and is on-line at www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/famlawbro.php

 

Ministry of the Attorney General Website  

You can find information about separation and divorce, support, custody, access, family mediation and court processes and procedures on the Ministry of the Attorney General website. Choose your preferred language, then click on ‘Family Justice’ for general information as well as a link to the federal government’s website and other sources of information can all be found at: www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca

 

Department of Justice Canada

You can find helpful information about family law issues including how to calculate child support and parenting plan guidelines on this website: https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/fl-df/

 

My Support Calculator 

Free online child and spousal support calculator. Also provides helpful information on support and other family law related issues and a searchable list of family law professionals in your area. www.mysupportcalculator.ca

 

Ontario Court Forms Website  

You can obtain and fill in many of the court forms you need in a family law case on the Ontario Court Forms website. On the site, there is Ontario Court Forms Assistant, which is an online tool that will guide you through the completion of six of the most commonly used family forms. Access to all of the forms and assistance tool can be found at: www.ontariocourtforms.on.ca

 

DAWN – Disabled Women’s Network  

DAWN Canada is a community outreach program dedicated to advancing the equality rights of women living with a disability. The DAWN website has various education and informational materials. For more information go to: https://www.dawncanada.net

 

WALKERTON COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

Addiction Services 

 

GBHS Addiction Treatment Services 

http://www.gbhs.on.ca/mental-health-addiction-services

(519) 376-3999

495 9th Ave E, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3E2

 

Native Drug and Alcohol Cnsllng

(519) 797-2882

57 Mason Drive, Southampton, ON. N0H 2L0

 

HopeGreyBruce Mental Health & Addiction Services

http://www.hopegb.org

(519) 371-4120

1101 2nd Ave E, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2J1

 

The Loft – CMHA Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services

(519) 371-3642 ext. 2003

290 Tenth Street, Hanover, ON. N4N 1P2

 

G&B House

http://greybruce.cmha.ca/addictions/gb-house/

(519) 371-3642

509 9th Ave E, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3E2

 

TrueNorth Chesley Addiction Treatment Centre

http://www.truenorthmedical.com/chesley-addiction-treatment

1-888-878-3563

38 1st Ave S, Chesley, ON. N0G 1L0

 

ConnexOntario Health Services Information 

http://www.connexontario.ca

1-866-531-2600

 

Grey Bruce Withdrawal Management Services

http://www.gbhs.on.ca/mental-health-addiction-services

(519) 376-5666

495 9th Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4Y 3E2

 

Alternative Dispute Resolution Services

 

The Family Mediation Centre 

http://www.mediationcentre.com

1-888-796-0483 ext 708 or (519) 673-1219

560 Wellington Street, 5th floor, London, ON. N6A 3R4

walkerton@mediationsouth.com

owensound@mediationsouth.com

 

Ontario Collaborative Law Federation 

http://www.oclf.ca

 

Collaborative Law

http://www.collabfamilylaw.com

 

Training/Education/Employment Services

 

B72 Bruce Power Training Centre

http://brucepower.ca

(519) 361-2673

380 Gary Street, Kincardine, ON. N2Z 2E2

 

Huron & Bruce Safe T Training

http://hbsafetytraining.ca

(519) 357-3721

160 Potter Street, Wingham, ON. N0G 2W0

 

Saugeen First Nation Training Centre

(519) 797-1224 

28 Joshua Cres, Southampton, ON. N0H 1L0

 

Point of Contact Emergency Training

(519) 377-4757

 

VPI Working Solutions (Walkerton)

http://www.vpi-inc.com

(519) 881-4900

200 McNab Street, #201, Walkerton, ON. N0G 2V0

 

Bruce County Human Services 

http://brucecounty.on.ca

(519) 881-0431

529 Gary Street, Kincardine, ON. N2Z 3A6

 

St. John Ambulance

http://www.sja.ca

(519) 376-4813

1580 20th Street E, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3H4

 

Ministry-Training Colleges

(519) 376-5790

1400 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 6Z9

 

Wingham Centre for Employment & Learning Night School

http://thecentreforemploymentandlearning.ca

(519) 357-4995

152 Josephine Street, Wingham, ON. N0G 2W0

 

Adult Learning Centres: Grey Bruce Georgian

http://alcentres.ca

824 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 4K4

 

Bluewater Outdoor Education Centre

http://www.oec.bwdsb.on.ca

(519) 534-2767

3092 Bruce Road 13, Wiarton, ON. N0H 2T0

 

Bruce Peninsula District School

http://bpda.bwdsb.on.ca

(519) 793-3211

5 Moore Street, Lion’s Head, ON. N0H 1W0

Bluewater District School Board

http://www.bwdsb.on.ca

(519) 363-2014

351 1st Ave N, Chesley, ON. N0G 1L0

 

Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board

http://www.bgcdsb.org

(519) 364-5820

799 16th Ave, Hanover, ON. N4N 3A1

 

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce – Employment Services

http://www.ymcaowensound.on.ca

(519) 371-9222

945 3rd Ave E, Suite 23, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 6W2

 

The Agency

http://www.theagencyhelps.com

(519) 376-4357

965 2nd Ave W, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 4M8

 

Leads Employment Services

http://www.leadsservices.com

(519) 387-4200

2H8 1051 2nd Ave E, #204, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2H8

 

Employee Solutions Ontario

(226) 664-1120

320 8th Street E, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 1L4

 

Connect2Jobs

http://www.connect2jobs.ca

(519) 881-2725 

111 Jackson Street South, Walkerton, ON. N0G 2V0

 

Transportation

 

West Grey Taxi & Transit Services 

(519) 387-4123

 

Al Naser Shuttle Services

(226) 668-4180

 

Crabby Cabbie Wiarton

(519) 477-5950

 

Bruce Electric Taxi Co. Ltd 

(519) 832-2111

 

Owen Sound Transit Terminal 

http://www.owensound.ca/en/living/conventional-transit-service.aspx

(519) 376-9139

1020 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2L2

 

Counselling and Support Services 

 

Home & Community Support Services of Grey-Bruce

http://hcssgreybruce.com

(519) 372-2091

206 Toronto Street South, Markdale, ON. N0C 1H0

 

Bruce Grey Child and Family Services (BGCFS)

http://www.bgcfs.ca

(519) 371-4453

640 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2G8

 

Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce Branch

http://greybruce.cmha.ca

(519) 371-3642

1024 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2H7

 

South West Community Care Access Centre – Owen Sound

(519) 371-2112

1415 1st Ave West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 4K7

 

Talk & Play in Bruce-Grey

http://talkandplay.ca

(226) 230-4344

485 6th Ave, Hanover, ON. N4N 2G3

 

Nikaanaganaa Counselling and Learning Centre

http://www.trishmeekins.com

(519) 376-8628

897 3rd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2K6

 

Keystone Child Youth and Family Services

http://www.keystonebrucegrey.org

(519) 371-4773

1793 3rd Ave West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 6Y2

 

Fernstone 

(519) 376-9439

1025 2nd Ave West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 4N1

 

Healing Hearing Hope

(519) 371-8964

509 9th Ave East, Owen Sound, N4K 1P4

 

North Grey Community Mental Health Team 

(519) 371-8850

1800 8th Street East, Annan, ON. N0H 1B0

 

Mindful Parenting Project

(519) 372-4391

96 Brook Street, Tara, ON. N0H 2N0

 

CMHA Centre Grey Bruce Community Mental Health Team

http://greybruce.cmha.ca

(519) 364-7788

425 Tenth Street, Unit 8, Hanover, ON. N4N 1P3

 

The Bridge Counselling Service

http://www.thebridgecounselling.ca

(604) 619-2897

288 7th Ave, Hanover, ON. N4N 2H4

 

Alliance Counselling and Therapy Services

http://www.alliancects.ca

(416) 529-2961

602 Maple Street, Walkerton, ON. N0G 2V0

 

New Path Youth and Family Services

http://www.newpath.ca

(705) 445-4181

199 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON. L9Y 4J9

 

In Support of Children, Counselling Services

http://www.insupportofchildren.com

(705) 794-5307

5 Dawson Drive, Collingwood, ON. L9Y 5B4

 

Wellness and Emotional Support (WES) for Youth Online

http://www.wesforyouthonline.ca

(519) 507-3737

 

Men’s Program (Grey/Bruce)

http://mensprogram.wordpress.com

(519) 372-2720

1026 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2H7

 

Enforcement of Court Orders

 

The Family Responsibility Office 

 416-326-1818 or toll free: 1-800-267-7263

www.ontario.ca/FRO

 

Support Lines

 

Reach Out 

http://reachout247.ca

(519) 233-2023 or 1-866-933-2023

Text – (519) 433-2023

Web chat also available

 

Assaulted Women’s Help Line

http://awhl.org

Toll-Free 1-866-863-0511

Text – #SAFE on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus mobile phone

Senior’s Safety Line – 1-866-299-1011

 

Fem’Aide

http://www.femaide.ca

1-877-336-2433

 

Talk4Healing – Culturally grounded helpline for Indigenous women

http://www.talk4healing.com

1-888-200-9997

Kid’s Help Phone

http://kidshelpphone.ca

1-800-668-6868 or TEXT 686868

 

Victim Support Line

1-888-579-2888

 

Sexual Assault Support Line 

1-866-578-5566

 

Shelters

 

The Women’s Centre Grey & Bruce

http://www.thewomenscentre.org

(519) 371-1600

2048 A 9th Ave East, Owen Sound, ON, N4K 3H2

 

Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey

http://www.whsbg.on.ca

1-800-265-3026

229 10th Street East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 1S4

 

Safe n Sound Grey Bruce

http://safensoundgreybruce.ca

(519) 470-7233

310 8th Street East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 1L4

 

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce – Community Initiatives

http://www.ymcaowensound.on.ca/community-initiatives 

(519) 371-9222

945 3rd Ave East, Suite 23, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2G8

 

Saugeen Women’s Respite

(519) 797-3677

24 Christine Street, Southampton, ON. N0H 2L0

 

G&B House

http://greybruce.cmha.ca/addictions/gb-house

(519) 371-3642

509 9th Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3E2

 

Community Connections: Housing and Support

http://greybruce.cmha.ca/housing-and-support/community-connections

(519) 371-2390

1105 1st Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2E2

 

Owen Sound Municipal Housing

(519) 376-0572

2125 6th Ave East, Unit 50, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 6W1

 

Ainslie Wood Housing Co-Op Inc

(519) 371-3407

1300 15th Street ‘B’ E, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 6N1

 

Bruce County Housing Corporation

http://www.brucecounty.on.ca/housing-services

1-877-396-3450

529 Gary Street, Kincardine, ON. N2Z 2E2

 

Supervised Access Centres

 

Grey Bruce Supervised Access Program 

http://www.supervisedaccess.ca

(519) 371-5991

365 14th Street West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3X9

 

Finances

 

Canada Pension Plan (C.P.P.)

1-800-622-6232

 

Ontario Disability Support Program (O.D.S.P.)

(519) 376-1951

1400 1st Ave West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 6X7

 

Ontario Works!

(519) 376-7324

595 9th Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3E3

 

Trillium Drug Program

1-800-575-5386

 

Ontario Electricity Support Program (O.E.S.P.)

1-855-831-8151

 

Child Care Fee Subsidy 

(519) 881-0431 or 1-800-265-3005

 

Canada Child Benefit (C.C.B.)

Canada Revenue Agency

http://www.canada.ca

1-800-387-1193

 

Ontario Child Benefit (O.C.B)

Ontario Ministry of Finance

http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en

1-800-387-1193

 

Mental Health Services 

 

HopeGreyBruce Mental Health & Addictions Services

http://www.hopegb.org

(519) 371-4120

1101 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2J1

 

Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce Branch

http://greybruce.cmha.ca

(519) 371-3642

1024 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2H7

 

Community Mental Health Teams

(519) 534-4388

369 Mary Street, Wiarton, ON. N0H 2T0

 

CMHA South Grey Community Mental Health Team

(519) 371-3642 ext 4000

55 Victoria Ave, Markdale, ON. N0C 1H0

 

Grey Bruce Health Services – Owen Sound

http://www.gbhs.on.ca

(519) 376-2121

1800 8th Street East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 6M9

 

Keystone Child Youth & Family Services

http://www.keystonebrucegrey.org

(519) 371-4773

1793 3rd Ave West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 6Y2

 

The Loft – CMHA Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services

(519) 371-3642 ext. 2003

290 Tenth Street, Hanover, ON. N4N 1P2

 

Legal Resources

 

Legal Aid

1-800-668-8258

TTY: 1-866-641-8867

 

Family Law Education for Women – Immigrant, refugee and non-status women

www.onefamilylaw.ca

 

Lawyer’s Referral Service

1-800-268-8326

CLEO

www.cleonet.ca

Child Protection Services 

 

Bruce Grey Child and Family Services

http://www.bgcfs.ca

(519) 371-4453

1-855-322-4453

5 McGivern Street West, Walkerton, ON. N0G 2V0

 

Youth Services 

 

Youth Literacy Council South Grey Bruce

http://sgbyouthliteracy.org

(519) 364-0008

467 10th Street, Hanover, ON. N4N 1R3

 

Keystone Child Youth & Family Services

http://www.keystonebrucegrey.org

(519) 371-4773

600 16th Ave, Hanover, ON. N4N 0A5

 

Anishnabek Child and Youth

(519) 797-5000

23 Christine Street, Southampton, ON. N0H 2L0

 

Wellness and Emotional Support (WES) for Youth Online

http://www.wesforyouthonline.ca

(519) 507-3737

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce

http://greybruce.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

(519) 376-4449

890 4th Ave East, 2nd Floor, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2N7

 

LGBTQ2+

 

Grey Bruce Pride – Building Gender Diverse Communities Program

greybruceprideinfo@gmail.com

1045 3rd Ave West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 5W6

 

PFLAG – Grey Bruce County

owensound@pflagcanada.ca

1-888-530-6777 ext. 570

 

Trans Lifeline

1-877-330-6366

 

Food Banks

 

Walkerton & District Food Bank

(519) 881-0168

6 May Street, Walkerton, ON. N0G 2V0

 

Wiarton Salvation Army 

(519) 534-0353

576 Edward Street, Wiarton, ON. N0H 2T0

 

Kincardine Ministerial Food Bank

415 Russell Street, Kincardine, ON. N2Z 2A9

 

Salvation Army Family Services and Food Bank

(519) 389-3942

614 Barnes Ave, Port Elgin, ON. N0H 2C4

 

The Salvation Army Community and Family Services – Owen Sound – Food Bank

(519) 371-0957

365 14th Street West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3X9

 

Clifford Food Bank

(519) 327-8588

 

North Huron Community Food Share

(519)357-2277

405 Josephine Street, Unit D, Wingham, ON. N0G 2W0

 

OSHaRE

http://www.oshare.ca

(519) 376-3899

946 3rd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2K9

 

Markdale District Food Bank

(519) 986-3841

14 George Street, Markdale, ON. N0C 1H0

 

Golden Town Outreach

http://www.goldentownoutreach.org

(519) 538-4550

34 Trowbridge Street West, Meaford, ON. N4L 1N2

 

Indigenous Support

 

Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre

http://soahav.on.ca

(519) 376-5508

733 9th Ave East, #3, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3E6

 

M’Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre

http://mwikwedong.com

(519) 371-1147

1045 3rd Ave West, Owen South, ON. N4K 5W6

 

Bruce Grey Child and Family Services

http://www.bgcfs.ca

(519) 371-4453

640 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2G8

 

Nikaanaganaa Counselling & Learning Centre

http://www.trishmeekins.com

(519) 376-8628

897 3rd Ave East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2K6

 

Great Lakes Metis Council

http://greatlakesmetis.ca

(519) 370-0435

380 9th Street East, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 1P3

Huronia Area Aboriginal Management Board

http://huronia.biz

(519) 376-9400

1101 2nd Ave East, Unit 1131A, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 2J1

 

Saugeen Native Drug and Alcohol Counselling Centre

http://www.saugeenfirstnation.ca

(519) 797-3336

47 Mason Drive, Southampton, ON. N0H 2L0