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Choices For Change: Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselling Centre

Festival Square Building
10 Downie St, Suite 300
Stratford, ON
N5A 7K4
Toll-Free: 1-877-218-0077
Fax: 519-271-2746
iconPath Mon 9am-8pm * Tue-Fri 9am-5pm
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2022: Suggest an edit


Call * appointments made through Stratford office

Eligibility / Target Population

Adults, youth and families who are affected by substance use and dependence or gambling/behavioural issues




Catherine Hardman - Executive Director



Area Served

Huron and Perth


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Description of Services

Assessment, referral and out-patient counselling to people affected by their own or someone else's substance use or gambling/behavioural issues

Family Counselling - Counselling available to family members impacted by someone’s substance use and/or problem gambling/behavioural issues
  • Peer Community - Crossing Bridges (Youth) Support to young people through groups and drop in sessions
  • Peer Community - Phoenix Program (Adult) Peer support for people coping with mental illness and addiction issues and their families
  • Problem Gambling/Behavioural Issues Assesses people with gambling/behavioural issues using standardized assessment tools * develop treatment plans, including referrals to other organizations where appropriate
  • Substance Use Assesses people with a substance use problem using standardized assessment tools * develop treatment plans * referrals to the community treatments programs or external agencies (e.g. residential or inpatient treatment programs) are made as needed

Services and Programs:

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About Us

We provide free and confidential counselling services to anyone who has concerns about their own or someone else’s drug and/or alcohol use, or problem gambling/behavioural issues.

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2022: Suggest an edit