House of Friendship – Family Outreach Program

Looking for community support for your family?

Do you want to go back to school to upgrade your education so that you can get a better job, but just can’t find the extra money?

Does your child want to participate in a recreational activity and you’re looking for financial support?

Do your children need dental, eyeglasses, or counselling and would like support in finding a way to cover these expenses?

Contact Samantha at House of Friendship!

Samantha Allard

Family Outreach Worker

Tel: 519-742-8327 x250

Cell: 519-498-7560



House Of Friendship

Dental Resources: 

Healthy Smiles Ontario: Free Dental Programs for eligible children and youth 17 and under!

What services does Healthy Smiles Ontario cover?

  • Check-ups
  • Cleanings
  • Emergencies
  • X-rays
  • Sealants
  • Fillings
  • And more!

Children are automatically enrolled in the HSO program when they or their family receive:

  • Temporary care assistance
  • Assistance for children with severe disabilities
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Disability Support

To enroll your child in Healthy Smiles Ontario

  • Apply online at Healthy Smiles Ontario
  • Call Service Ontario INFO line toll-free at 1-844-296-6306 (TTY 1-800-387-5559)
  • Call Region of Waterloo Public Health & Emergency Services  519-575-4400 (TTY 519-575-4608)


More Questions?

Our Program Coordinator is available to link your family to resources in the community including food, transporation, recreation, childcare and support.

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