Community Information

Are you an individual, group or service provider looking to enhance your community knowledge? 

The Social Development Centre is committed to bringing you the most up-to-date information of community resources available in Waterloo Region. 

This information is currently accessible online through theHealthLine directory

the Health Line

The database maintenance project is funded by the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network.






Service Systems Navigation Tools

We are creating easy-to-use and customizable resources thanks to the 1200 records in the Community Services Directory. 

Currently, we are developing service system navigation tools, building relationships among service users and service providers, to help improve information delivery in the community such as: 

Tenants Rights Enforcement Information Sheet

Financial Supports for Seniors 

Take a tour of the new Online Application "Navigate"!



Can’t find what you’re looking for?
Or, have another idea that best suits your organization's needs?

We can create Customized Resources and Information Listservs for you! 

We are uniquely positioned to provide a range of services to create adaptable, flexible, and meaningful information resources for planners, front-line workers and specific groups of users.  

WR Child & YouthWe can also maintain your listserv and newsletters, as the Waterloo Region Child and Youth Connection Newsletter! The Social Development Centre was approached to maintain a monthly online newsletter specifically geared toward raising happy and healthy children and youth and with provided listerservs to which to be sent out. 

Our long history and commitment to providing reliable resources attests to our reputation as community information management specialists. We maintain information according to recognized international standards of information management to ensure reliable and trustworthy data.  

Contact us to discuss how we could create meaningful information resources to meet the needs of your organization or project: 

Todd Turnbull, Technical, Data, Information Systems Lead
519-579-1096/ *3007

For four decades we were also knows as the Community Information Centre of Waterloo Region and we supported Connect KW, a network of public computer access sites for more than a decade. 

Take a tour of some of the information tools we used to provide to the community. 
As much as the mainstream search and consumption of information has changed for more resourced segments of our community, we are reminded every day that the need for printed materials, a friendly referral and supports in the use of technology testify of the persisting and in many respects, widening gap for the underserved and disinvested populations and communities in Waterloo Region. 

Blue BookOnline Directories

Printed MaterialsSpecialized Lists

Our aim is to stay constantly informed so we can help you stay in touch with our changing community and reduce time wasted searching around for answers.