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 Need Help Or Advice?

To report a crime, please dial 911 if the incident is:

  • an emergency
  • in progress
  • an immediate danger to yourself or someone else

Otherwise, please call 519-824-1212.

 

Kids Help Phone is a free and private service for any young person in Canada that needs support. If you need to talk, they can help with any problem, big or small.

Kids Help Phone have people available to talk about:

  • Bullying
  • Violence & Abuse (abuse in the family, sexual abuse)
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Feelings (grief, anxiety, depression, stress)
  • The Internet (staying safe)
  • Money (money worries, making your own money, saving money)
  • Body (sleep issues)
  • School (test stress)
  • Friends (making friends, mean friends)
  • Dating (what is dating)
  • Gender Identity
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans

Need Help now? Text, Call or chat online

Text CONNECT to 686868

Call 1-800-668-6868

 

  • Childhelp National Child Abuse 24/7 Hotline (multilingual service available): 1-800-422-4453
  • Help with finding the contact information of the child protection service in your area.

 

-Family & Children's Services Of Guelph And Wellington County - 519-824-2410 or 1-800-265-8300

  • When children and youth are not able to safely live with their own families, F&CS will arrange for them to be cared for by relatives, friends, another family and/or foster parents. F&CS continue to work closely with the parents with the goal of the children safely returning home.
  • Where ongoing support is needed, many services are provided to help the children and youth remain in their family homes. Together with the family, using an approach call Signs of Safety, F&CS will develop goals and connect with other professionals and community members involved in the family’s life.
  • The Clinical Support Team provides in-home support to families working with F&CS.
  • Parenting groups are some of the other resources F&CS offer to help parents develop their parenting skills and build loving and healthy relationships with their children. 
 Youth Zone
Visit our Youth Zone to find resources and programs for youth in our community, and learn more about our Values, Influences and Peers (VIP) Program.
 Join the School Safety Patrol

The School Safety Patrol reminds all students of how to cross the street safely and prevents them from crossing when it is not safe.

Talk to your school’s designated School Safety Patrol Supervisor to learn how to join your patrol team. Your Supervisor will assign you a post, set your schedule, and provide you with equipment.

Safety Patrol Responsibilities include:

  • Looking, acting and staying alert
  • Reporting for duty on time
  • Paying close attention to patrol schedule
  • Setting a good example for others
  • Knowing and practicing safe walking rules
  • Knowing and performing duties faithfully
  • Being neat and clean on duty
  • Being dependable and trustworthy
  • Being courteous and polite

Guelph became the second city in Canada to implement a Safety Patrol Program and was initially sponsored by the Canadian Automobile Association.

 Have a Question?
Have you ever had a question that you would like to ask a Police Officer? Learn how you can Ask Officer Murphy.

School Presentations JK-Grade 5

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guelph Police Service School Safety Unit is offering virtual presentations:

JK/SK/Grade 1 – Community Helpers

Introduces students to Safe People within our community:

  • Police
  • Firefighters
  • Paramedics

Learn how to identify them and learn about their tools vehicles and Uniform.
Time: 15 – 20 minutes

Grade 2 – Personal Safety

  • Define safe people
  • Tricks “Bad” people use
  • Importance of yelling “Help, this is not my Mom/Dad”

Time: 30 – 45 minutes

Grade 3 –  Personal Safety

  • Review safe people
  • Teach personal safety rules
  • Check first, take a friend, say ‘No’ and talk to a trusted adult

To assist teachers a website can be viewed at https://www.kidsmartz.org/
Time: 30-45 minutes

Grade 4 & 5 – Online Safety

  • Teach online safety
  • Protecting your personal information
  • Learn how to use social networking safely
  • Security settings
  • Online dangers
  • Online predators
  • Cyberbullying

To assist Teachers a website can be viewed at https://www.missingkids.org/NetSmartz
Time: 45 minutes

For further information or to book your virtual presentation please contact Constable Sherry Pettapiece at spettapiece@guelphpolice.ca or 519-824-1212 ext. 7256.